Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Marvel Hopes to Release a New Netflix Series Every 6 Months - Including 'Luke Cage' & 'The Defenders' of Course Marvel Hopes to Release a New Netflix Series Every 6 Months - Including 'Luke Cage' & 'The Defenders' of Course Queen Latifah Will Play Wiz and Mary J. Blige Is Evillene in NBC's Musical Production of 'The Wiz' Queen Latifah Will Play Wiz and Mary J. Blige Is Evillene in NBC's Musical Production of 'The Wiz' NBC Rethinks Broadcast Runs for New Summer Comedies, 'Mr. Robinson' & 'The Carmichael Show' NBC Rethinks Broadcast Runs for New Summer Comedies, 'Mr. Robinson' & 'The Carmichael Show' Here's the List of Films & TV Series Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix's Streaming Library in August Here's the List of Films & TV Series Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix's Streaming Library in August 'Key & Peele' Will End After Its Current Season 'Key & Peele' Will End After Its Current Season Michael B. Jordan Adds Adaptation of Acclaimed Nonfiction Bestseller 'Just Mercy' to His Slate Michael B. Jordan Adds Adaptation of Acclaimed Nonfiction Bestseller 'Just Mercy' to His Slate MSNBC Decides: Touré Is Out, Rev. Al Stays (For Now) MSNBC Decides: Touré Is Out, Rev. Al Stays (For Now) Disney Channel & Disney XD Casting Directors Holding Online Casting Call for Diverse Actors, Age 10-17 Disney Channel & Disney XD Casting Directors Holding Online Casting Call for Diverse Actors, Age 10-17 Revisiting Spike Lee's Perplexing 'She Hate Me' on Its 11th Anniversary Revisiting Spike Lee's Perplexing 'She Hate Me' on Its 11th Anniversary Oprah Winfrey Presents Landmark 7-Night Event Series 'Belief' Premiering October 18 (Trailer) Oprah Winfrey Presents Landmark 7-Night Event Series 'Belief' Premiering October 18 (Trailer) Watch 5 Clips From TV One Original Movie 'Runaway Island' - Premieres This Saturday, July 25 Watch 5 Clips From TV One Original Movie 'Runaway Island' - Premieres This Saturday, July 25 Samira Wiley to Co-Star in Film Based on Kitty Genovese 1964 Murder Samira Wiley to Co-Star in Film Based on Kitty Genovese 1964 Murder MTV Has Made Its 'White People' Documentary Available Online - Watch It Here MTV Has Made Its 'White People' Documentary Available Online - Watch It Here Check Out the Official Theatrical Trailer for Stanley Nelson’s 'The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution' Check Out the Official Theatrical Trailer for Stanley Nelson’s 'The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution' Starz Announces Return Date for Original Series 'Power' + New Key Art + Trailer Starz Announces Return Date for Original Series 'Power' + New Key Art + Trailer Why Was Janet Hubert (Aunt Viv) Really Replaced on 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'? Buzzfeed Investigates Why Was Janet Hubert (Aunt Viv) Really Replaced on 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'? Buzzfeed Investigates Third 'Best Man' Movie Gets a Title, an Official 2016 Release Date & A Most Unexpected Wedding Third 'Best Man' Movie Gets a Title, an Official 2016 Release Date & A Most Unexpected Wedding Aaron McGruder Finally Explains Why He Left 'The Boondocks' Aaron McGruder Finally Explains Why He Left 'The Boondocks' Netflix Explains Why It Doesn't Always Have That Film Or TV Show You Really Want To See (Video) Netflix Explains Why It Doesn't Always Have That Film Or TV Show You Really Want To See (Video) Tichina Arnold Says She Talked To Martin Lawrence About Doing A 'Martin' Movie... Tichina Arnold Says She Talked To Martin Lawrence About Doing A 'Martin' Movie...

'Coltrane’s Philadelphia' Doc Set To Premiere In August

Shadow and Act By Sergio | Shadow and Act July 9, 2013 at 12:31AM

Though he was a native of North Carolina, the formative years in the career and development of jazz giant John Coltrane, where in Philadelphia.
0
Coltrane's Philadelphia

Though he was a native of North Carolina, the formative years in the career and development of jazz giant John Coltrane, where in Philadelphia.

In 1943, Coltrane moved to that city and, with the exception of a year’s stint in the Navy from 1945-46, he remained there for many years, even buying a modest row house on North 33rd Street in the Strawberry Mansion section of North Philadelphia, in 1952

He stayed there until 1958 when Coltrane left Philly for good to rejoin Miles Davis’ group which he had been a member of a few years earlier.

But it was Philadelphia where Coltrane “honed his craft becoming identifiably the legendary ‘Trane.'

And now the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia has announced that it will hold two premiere screenings of the new short documentary Coltrane’s Philadelphia, on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 7PM, at International House Philadelphia, and again on Thursday, September 19, at 6PM, at WHYY Studios.

Both events are free and open to the public.

The film explores John Coltrane’s “remarkable Philadelphia years and features interviews as well, including those with renowned saxophonist and Coltrane peer Odean Pope and The Roots’ Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, jazz historian Dr. Diane Turner, author and editor of “Feeding the Soul: Black Music Black Thought,” jazz singer and Strawberry Mansion resident Dorothy “Dottie” Smith and Rev. Mark Kelly Tyler of Philadelphia’s Historic Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church, as well as historic footage of Philadelphia illustrating the urban context in which Coltrane moved his music forward.”

The screening is part of the Preservation Alliance’s Coltrane Planning Project, which aims to devise a revitalization strategy for the Philadelphia home of Coltrane.

Here are the details for the screenings:

Wednesday, August 7, 7pm

- Contextualizing Jazz in Philadelphia: An Evening of Documentaries featuring Coltrane’s Philadelphia and Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise

International House Philadelphia, Ibrahim Theater, 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Free Admission

- Coltrane’s Philadelphia: A Documentary (US, 2013, digital, 25 min.)

Musician and former Inquirer columnist Tom Moon and other members of the Coltrane’s Philadelphia production team will be available for question and answers after the screening.

- Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise (dir. Robert Mugge, US, 1980, digital, 60 min.)

This 1980 film documents performances by the Sun Ra Arkestra features performances on the roof of the International House as well as interviews with Sun Ra and the band.

Thursday, September 19, 6pm

- Coltrane’s Philadelphia: A Documentary

Plus a performance by Warren Oree and the Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble

WHYY Studios, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Free Admission

This article is related to: Screening Sighting


Shadow & ActNewsletter