Tag: John Coltrane
At his home in Dix Hills, John Coltrane composed his Grammy award-winning album A Love Supreme. The work’s spiritual tone captured the essence of a world protesting war amid the emerging pride of African Americans seeking to honor their heritage and contributions to American culture. Coltrane’s composition changed the world of jazz forever.
OpEd: I would never believe jazz music was created anywhere else but in a big city or exotic land. Definitely not the middle of suburbia.
Grammy-winning musician Warren Haynes--whose great guitar chops have led him to filling the shoes of rock legends like Duane Allman and Jerry Garcia--is bringing his super-jam-band Gov't Mule to Jones Beach for a much anticipated gig with ZZ Top. We spoke to him as he geared up to head east for the show.
Gwen Stefani & Eve and Josh Groban & Sarah McLachlan hit Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, the Gin Blossoms, Sugar Ray, Everclear, Sponge & Lit rock The Paramount, Stephanie Mills serenades NYCB Theatre at Westbury, David Bromberg Quintet jazzes up The Stephen Talkhouse, and John Coltrane Day grooves Heckscher Park, among so many more gigs and events across Long Island this week!
A shining roster of great musicians from the jazz world and beyond will be on stage at Heckscher Park in Huntington Village to make the air resound and help raise funds for the restoration of John Coltrane's last home in Dix Hills. The festival runs from noon to 10:30 p.m. July 23 at Heckscher Park in Huntington Village
Celebrating his latest studio album, Ashes and Dust featuring the newgrass jam band Railroad Earth, revered guitarist Warren Haynes is playing at The Space at Westbury on Oct. 7.
Preservationists are fundraising to finish turning Coltrane's LI home into a museum.
The list includes a late 19th century Sacred Heart Church and Rectory in Cutchogue, which was built by Irish and German immigrants.