Second Annual John Coltrane Symposium
The John Coltrane Symposium in collaboration with Ars Nova Workshop is proud to announce its second annual celebration of the life and music of John William Coltrane, curated by Anyabwile Love. This year's celebration will be held at The Woodlands in West Philadelphia, with additional events at The Discovery Center in Strawberry Mansion, Philadelphia.
Odean Pope / Immanuel Wilkins / Chad Taylor Trio
Please join Ars Nova Workshop and The Woodlands for a closing celebration of the New Grass program series and kickoff of the Second Annual John Coltrane Symposium featuring performances by the Odean Pope / Immanuel Wilkins / Chad Taylor Trio, Karen Smith’s Spiritual Atmosferic Cleansing, and a mindfulness and music session with Spirits Up!
John Coltrane’s 95th Birthday Celebration
On the second day of the Second Annual John Coltrane Symposium, we will celebrate John Coltrane’s birthday under the stars at the reservoir of The Discovery Center in Fairmount Park, with a musical procession, and performances by trombonist Brent White and pianist Farid Barron.
Honeysuckle Projects Fundraiser Dinner
On the third day of the Second Annual John Coltrane Symposium, join us for a very special dinner and fundraiser organized by Chef Omar Tate and his Honeysuckle Project.
John Coltrane Symposium Panels and Concert
The Second Annual John Coltrane Symposium culminates in this day-long event featuring moderated panel discussions, a dramatic reading, music, and more in celebration of the life and music of John William Coltrane.
Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog
Ars Nova Workshop presents the return of Ceramic Dog, the abrasive and eclectic funk-punk-jazz-whatever trio led by veteran guitarist/provocateur Marc Ribot.