John Coltrane tribute

Apr 2024


April 29



Event Website

's-Gravendijkwal 127 a, 3021 EK Rotterdam, Netherlands

John Coltrane was a renowned American jazz saxophonist and composer, born on September 23, 1926, in Hamlet, North Carolina, and passing away on July 17, 1967, in Huntington, New York. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential saxophonists in the history of jazz.

Coltrane’s career spanned the bebop, hard bop, and modal jazz eras, and he was known for his innovative approach to improvisation and his exploration of complex harmonic structures. He played with numerous jazz legends throughout his career, including Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, and Dizzy Gillespie.

Some of Coltrane’s most famous albums include “Giant Steps,” “A Love Supreme,” and “Blue Train.” His playing style evolved significantly throughout his career, moving from a more traditional bebop sound to a more avant-garde and experimental approach in his later years.

Coltrane’s influence extends far beyond the realm of jazz, and his work continues to inspire musicians of all genres to this day. He remains an iconic figure in the history of music, revered for his virtuosity, innovation, and profound musical expression.

Line up:
Yussif Bakarat – bass
Owen Hart – drums
Danny Van Kessel – piano