John Coltrane September John Coltrane was born. He influenced innumerable musicians, and remains one of the most significant saxophonists in jazz history. He passed in 1967 of cancer. He was 40 years old.
Shara McCallum, Jamaican-American poet, who was recently awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for Poetry will be featured for the Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel's Poetry Thursdays, January 26 at the Midtown Scholar Bookstore.