The Genius of Coltrane: Player and Composer

Sep 19, 2016

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.