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The John Coltrane Symposium

  The John Coltrane Symposium Saturday, October 26th, 2019, 12pm - 8pm The Church of the Advocate 1801 W. Diamond Street Philadelphia, PA 19121 FREE ADMISSION   Email Symposium Questions Here   The John Coltrane Symposium is a special event happening at the legendary Church of the Advocate in North Philadelphia. This   Read More....

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Celebrate Coltrane 2019

On 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.   CELEBRATE COLTRANE 2019!   DATE & TIMES: September 21st, 2019 12:00 noon to 10:00pm FREE ADMISSION!!!   LOCATIONS: 4 Stages   Read More....

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Coltrane Celebration - Save The Date

On 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.   In the past, we have presented such exceptional artists as, Odean Pope, James Carter, Sam Reed, Larry McKenna, Carl Grubbs, Greg Osby, Tim   Read More....

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Coltrane 2017 Celebration In The Making

"God breathes through us so completely... so gently we hardly feel it... yet, it is our everything."   ——  John Coltrane       On September 23rd 2016, we Philadelphians celebrated the 90th birthday of John Coltrane: One of America’s greatest artists and our neighbor. Philadelphia Jazz Project in   Read More....

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Love Sustains

  Love Notes is a special Valentine's Day performance inspired by John Coltrane's classic Jazz ballad, “Naima.” Written in 1959 released on the album Giant Steps, and named after his then-wife, Juanita Naima Grubbs. Using this monumental composition as a catalyst, Love Notes will present an engaging exploration of love,   Read More....

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