2017 Festival Recap

2017 Festival Recap

The 7th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival was highlighted with great performances from a mingling of up and coming talent, masters of the current genre and iconic jazz titans. Featured Performances @ the 8th Annual John Coltrane International...
Celebrate John Coltrane’s 91st Birthday

Celebrate John Coltrane’s 91st Birthday

September 23, 2017 marks what would have been John William Coltrane’s 91st birthday.  A North Carolina native son, Coltrane was born in Hamlet and raised in High Point where he first learned to play an instrument.   His life, recordings, and compositions...
DIVAS ADD SOULFUL BLUES TO SUNDAY LINEUP!

DIVAS ADD SOULFUL BLUES TO SUNDAY LINEUP!

The Gate City Divas’ debut album GOIN’ TO TOWN, hit the local music scene in March 2016.  It was met with high praise both on the streets and in the press.  The Divas will perform for the 7th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival (JCIJBF) on...
SPECIAL EFX JOINS SUNDAY LINEUP!

SPECIAL EFX JOINS SUNDAY LINEUP!

Special EFX has five of the most daring musician in contemporary jazz, including group co-founder Chieli Minucci, seven time Grammy nominated alto saxophonist Eric Marienthal, renowned bassist Gerald Veasley, world rhythms innovator, Lao Tizer and American Idol season...
Guest Host Dyana Williams

Guest Host Dyana Williams

Broadcast legend Dyana Williams will be the guest host for the 7th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival. Her career has spanned four decades as a radio broadcaster, producer of television and special events, author and media consultant. Hailing...
There’s a Jazz Festival in High Point, NC?

There’s a Jazz Festival in High Point, NC?

Yes, there is a jazz festival in High Point, NC! It is the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival. It happens every year over Labor Day Weekend. This year, the 7th annual, two-day event will be held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2-3, 2017 in Oak Hollow...