Timeline of the Home
John Moves to Philadelphia
Coltrane began playing saxophone at an early age. His earliest recordings were as a sailor with the U.S. Navy. He began playing professionally around Philadelphia shortly after
John joins Miles Davis’ “First Great Quintet”
Coltrane and Davis would go on to record and perform together prolifically, creating one of the most significant partnerships in jazz
The Coltrane Home is built in Dix Hills, NY
Alice meets John while playing with the Terry Gibbs Quartet
The connection was instant, and the couple was married two years later, the same year as the birth of their first son.
John composes A Love Supreme
John’s handwritten poem to accompany the iconic album.
Alice and the children move to California
Coltrane Home listed on National Register of Historic Places
The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Home enter into a partnership. In 2019 The Coltrane Home was named a National Treasure.
I want to be a force for good
The Music is in your heart, your soul, your spirit