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Happy 95th Birthday to John Coltrane!

September 23, 2021

John William Coltrane was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, Coltrane helped pioneer the use of modes and was at the forefront of free jazz. He led at least fifty recording sessions and appeared on many albums by other musicians, including trumpeter Miles Davis and pianist Thelonious Monk.

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This is the website of the Louisville Jazz Society.

We are your source for information and your key to getting involved in the local jazz scene. We are a not-for-profit community organization serving the metro Louisville, Kentucky, and southern Indiana regions. Whether you’re a long-time jazz fan or you’re just beginning to explore and enjoy jazz, we’re glad you’re here – and we hope you’ll enjoy our website.

We are dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of all forms of jazz throughout our community. We help musicians and listeners get connected, we also support a variety of educational programs and sponsor many jazz events and activities.

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