Creatively Speaking
6:01 am
Mon March 17, 2014

The Genius of Coltrane: Player and Composer

Born in North Carolina in 1926, saxophone player and composer John Coltrane spent over a decade in Philadelphia and then moved to New York. WRTI's Susan Lewis considers the impact of Coltrane, who expanded the boundaries of jazz with a wide range of styles. 

Coltrane’s house was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1999. Efforts to preserve the house are ongoing.

Listen to WRTI's Susan Lewis talk with Tom Moon and Rob Armstrong, who co-directed the film COLTRANE'S PHILADELPHIA.

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