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Coltrane Celebration - Save The Date

Coltrane Celebration LogoOn September 21st, 2019, the Philadelphia Jazz Project and it's partners will present another celebration of one of America's greatest artists and a neighbor to many Philadelphians: John Coltrane.


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In the past, we have presented such exceptional artists as, Odean Pope, James Carter, Sam Reed, Larry McKenna, Carl Grubbs, Greg Osby, Tim Price, Suzanne Burgess, Azar Lawrence, Sonny Fortune, Eye2Eye Trio, Billy Harper, Paul Jost, Lucky Thompson, Korey Riker, Josh Lee, Chris Stevens and many others.


This year, the event is called Celebrate Coltrane 2019.


It will be a 10 hour presentation of performances, a film screening and other goodies.


Artists participating will include...


    ▪    Billy Harper
    ▪    Ella Gahnt
    ▪    Bobby Zankel
    ▪    Sam Reed
    ▪    Julian Pressley
    ▪    Michael Pedicin
    ▪    Tim Price
    ▪    Ole Mathisen
    ▪    Michael Andrews
    ▪    Alfie Pollitt
    ▪    Alan Nelson
    ▪    Mark Allen
    ▪    Willie Williams
    ▪    Waverly Alston ITCOF
    ▪    Worldtown Soundsystem
    ▪    Hiruy (Henry) Tirfe
    ▪    and more


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Expect good company, a relaxed environment, a powerful vibe, awesome performances by some great local and national artists and FREE admission.


Yes. FREE Admission.


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So, get your lawn chair ready and save that date.


SEPTEMBER 21st, 2019


More details coming!!!


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Some Video From Previous Coltrane Celebrations







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Lead support for Celebrate Coltrane 2019 is provided by the The William Penn Foundation / Philadelphia Jazz Project is a sponsored project of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia, with funding provided by The Philadelphia Foundation.


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Philadelphia Jazz Project is a sponsored project of the Culture Trust | Greater Philadelphia, with funding provided by The Philadelphia Foundation.