Coltrane Birthday Celebration Makes Welcomed Return For 2021

After a hiatus due to the pandemic, the John Coltrane Birthday Celebration returns to the Burchfield Penny Art Center September 24-25.  The celebration is presented by the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective in partnership with Burchfield Penny, as well as, through the generous support provided by the Cullen Foundation. 

A welcome return of an in-person celebration featuring visiting jazz musicians.  Visitors include Grammy-nominated saxophonist Tia Fuller.  Master bassist Curtis Lundy returns with his UMOJA project that will feature Emilio Modeste, Wallace Roney, Jr., T.C. the 3rd, Terreon Gully and George Caldwell.

“We are excited to welcome Tia Fuller to one of our signature events,” stated Dawn Martin Berry-Walker, Pappy Martin Jazz Collective chief executive/ artistic director.  “We are also excited to welcome people back to our Coltrane Celebration to experience the beauty of jazz.”

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Tia Fuller

An annual Coltrane Birthday Celebration tradition has been the creation of poster artwork.  This year’s poster was designed by artist Julia Bottoms. Previous poster designers and artists have included Philip Burke, Stacey Robinson and Edreys Wajed. The limited-edition posters will be on sale in the Museum Store Sept 23 – 26, 2021.

Tickets for the Coltrane event are available on Eventbrite at this link:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coltrane-tia-fuller-tickets-169129182939

For further information and details on each performance, visit the JazzBuffalo event listing links below:

Tia Fuller with the George Caldwell Quartet

Friday, September 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Burchfield Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States + Google Map$10 – $30

******PROOF OF COVID VACCINATION AND MASKS REQUIRED****** $30 General Admission; $20 Burchfield Penney and Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Society Members, $10 students (with ID). Purchase tickets online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coltrane-tia-fuller-tickets-169129182939 Note that member-priced tickets must be purchased by phone at 716-878-6011 during museum hours of operation, Thursday 10 – 4, Friday 10 AM – 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 7 PM and Sunday noon – 4 PM. or on site at the Burchfield Penney. Opening Performance: Love Supreme School of…

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Curtis Lundy

Curtis Lundy & UMOJA, Featuring Emilio Modeste, Wallace Roney, Jr., T.C. The 3RD, Terreon Gully and George Caldwell

Saturday, September 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Burchfield Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States + Google Map$10 – $30

******PROOF OF COVID VACCINATION AND MASKS REQUIRED****** $30 General Admission; $20 Burchfield Penney and Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective Members, $10 students (with ID) 4 PM PERFORMANCE – Purchase Tickets Online Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coltrane-curtis-lundy-sextet-matinee-tickets-169131941189 Note that member-priced tickets must be purchased by phone at 716-878-6011 during museum hours of operation, Thursday 10 – 4, Friday 10 AM – 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 7 PM and Sunday noon – 4 PM. or on site at the Burchfield Penney. Opening performance:…

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Curtis Lundy & UMOJA, Featuring Emilio Modeste, Wallace Roney, Jr., T.C. The 3RD, Terreon Gully and George Caldwell

Saturday, September 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Burchfield Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States + Google Map$10 – $30

******PROOF OF COVID VACCINATION AND MASKS REQUIRED****** $30 General Admission; $20 Burchfield Penney and Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective Members, $10 students (with ID) Purchase Tickets Online Here, 8 PM PERFORMANCE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coltrane-curtis-lundy-sextet-evening-show-tickets-169132274185 Note that member-priced tickets must be purchased by phone at 716-878-6011 during museum hours of operation, Thursday 10 – 4, Friday 10 AM – 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 7 PM and Sunday noon – 4 PM. or on-site at the Burchfield Penney. Opening Performance: Love…

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