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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Celebrate the 96th Birthday of John Coltrane on September 23-24

Annual Jazz Celebration to Celebrate 96th Birthday of John Coltrane The Burchfield Penney Art Center and Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective co-present their COLTRANE Celebration  COLTRANE Celebration artistic directors George […]

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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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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 […]

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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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