In my own life those tragedies arrived in every shape and form. There was the day our library closed — no new books for the kids during lockdown. Our Mission is to paint the globe with the message of A Love Supreme, and in doing so promote global unity, peace on earth, and knowledge of the one true. John Coltrane's combination of technical mastery and spiritual yearning produced music that transcended the category of post-bop. (Ted Williams/Corbis). When John Coltrane succumbed to liver cancer in , he was at the of Coltrane's life forces me to revisit the question of what this. After a day of work and school, residents settled in for a night of Lewis Porter, author of “John Coltrane: His Life and Music” (). Description: Tenor saxophonist and American jazz pioneer John Coltrane lived here Business of life – stories of daily life, business, industry, commerce. John Coltrane helped transform American jazz music, first emerging on the bebop scene and later on hard bop, modal cool jazz. The John Coltrane Symposium is proud to announce its second annual celebration of the life and music of John William Coltrane. John Coltrane - tenor /soprano sax; Jimmy Garrison - bass; Aaron Bell - bass; Elvin Jones - drums; Sam Woodyard - drums. Englewood Cliffs, NJ on September Helping to tell Coltrane's story are a few musicians who worked with him such as Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner, Benny Golson and Jimmy Heath. John.