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John Coltrane International Jazz & Blues FestivalJohn Coltrane International Jazz & Blues Festival

1841 Eastchester Dr.
High Point, NC 27265
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Asheville 60 Charlotte 60 Greensboro 60 Raleigh 75 Richmond 60

In 2004 a group of visionaries formed the Downtown Improvement Committee for the purpose of erecting a statue commemorating the great saxophonist and composer John Coltrane as a High Point, NC native son. Coltrane was born in Hamlet, NC, came to embrace jazz in Philadelphia, PA, but, first learned to play the saxophone while growing up in High Point.

The statue was financed by grants from the Downtown Improvement Committee, the High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau, the High Point Museum, the City of High Point, the Guilford County Board of Commissioners, the High Point Community Foundation and private donations.

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September 3, 2022 to September 4, 2022

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