John Coltrane 96th Birthday Celebration -A Memorable First Night

On the first day of the John Coltrane 96th Birthday Celebration, there was a communal aspect to the event. People came together for the first time in many months as […]

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An Inspiring Birthday Celebration Of John Coltrane Takes Place In Buffalo

Reverence for John Coltrane was on display this past weekend as the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective, in association with Burchfield Penny Arts Center celebrated the birthday of the jazz […]

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Curtis Lundy and Wayne Escoffery Create A Euphoric Coltrane Celebration

(Photo Credits: Jack Zuff) Due to a computer glitch that meant several lights needed to stay on in the Burchfield Penney Art Center auditorium, it meant the lighting was brighter […]

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Joe Ford and Nasar Abadey Bring Home The Spirit Of Coltrane

(Photo Credit: Jack Zuff) Family, love, spirit, healing, body, and soul.  All words used in an evening of music celebrating the birthdate and legacy of John Coltrane.  Words that aptly […]

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Annual John Coltrane Birthday Celebration To Be Held September 19-21

This year, the annual John Coltrane Birthday Celebration will take place for three days in September. The annual event has evolved from a one-day event to a three-day event. Keeping […]

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Jazz In Town: 4 Special Jazz Events In The Week Ahead

This weekend, Greater Buffalo will get visits from international jazz artists.  Performing ballads and song, as well as, improvising jazz.  The community continues to experience a resurgence in jazz music […]

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Jazz In Town: 3 Events And More That Build Community

So far, this fall, we have been experiencing amazing jazz, quality presentations, and fantastic community-build events that enrich our community in Greater Buffalo.  The concert performance of “Drea Sings Nina” […]

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Rob Dixon Honors John Coltrane With Breathtaking Solos at John Coltrane Birthday Celebration

Rob Dixon

Rob Dixon entered the stage of the Burchfield Penney Art Center quietly.  However, his prescient understanding of the event, the 92nd Birthday Celebration of John Coltrane, led him to a […]

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