Save the Date: Aug. 31, 2019

Save the Date: Aug. 31, 2019

Thanks To Everyone for attending the 2018 Coltrane Jazz Fest! Join us Saturday, August 31st and Sunday, September 1st, 2019 for the  9th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival!

Music Industry Powerhouse Williams Returns to Coltrane Jazzfest!

Dyana Williams is an entertainment powerhouse. A music activist, celebrity strategist, broadcaster and currently, an on air personality at 100.3 WRNB Radio One Philadelphia.  She returns as the national host for the 8th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and...
MUSIC FESTIVAL, COLTRANE and INTERIOR DESIGN; HIGH POINT HAS IT!

MUSIC FESTIVAL, COLTRANE and INTERIOR DESIGN; HIGH POINT HAS IT!

The John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival is celebrated in High Point, NC because the iconic jazz musician and composer grew up here.  In fact, the idea for a music festival came after the group that came to be named the Friends of John Coltrane achieved...
JAZZ CORNER.COM: GUEST BLOGGER, LARRY RENI THOMAS

JAZZ CORNER.COM: GUEST BLOGGER, LARRY RENI THOMAS

John Coltrane, the master of the saxophone, was born September 23, 1926, to John R. and Alice Blair Coltrane, in Hamlet, North Carolina, in the rural, red clay, farming region near the South Carolina state line. His grandfather was Reverend William Coltrane, a...
Coltrane Jazzfest Helps Mold Future of Jazz

Coltrane Jazzfest Helps Mold Future of Jazz

Fifteen aspiring middle and high school student musicians were winners of the 2017 Student Essay Contest for the 7th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival.  The students, who ranged in age from 13 to 17,  received brand new instruments including a...