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John William Coltrane

Born: The day of the Equinox – September 23, 1926 – Hamlet, North Carolina. Reborn: July 17, 1967 (Transcended from Long Island, New York)

Coltrane was a spiritual musical genius and prophet. His music, given to this universe, will resound forever. He married Alice, a Detroit, MI native.

This work was juried for the Arts League of Michigan, Detroit International Jazz Festival and The Ford Motor Company) exhbibition: “Just Jazz”
Opening: The Detroit Jazz Festival Gallery Tent, Downtown Detroit
Labor Day weekend – August 29-September 1, 2008.

This work will also be exhibited in the Ford Motor Company Diversity Celebration, September 23 – October 7, 2008
Max M. Fisher (DSO), Detroit, MI in 2009 (This is an national (travelling) exhibition.

18×24 Original Graphite Pencil on Off-white Achival Paper.

All photographs and artworks in this portfolio are copyrighted and owned by the artist, Charles Ezra Ferrell.. Any reproduction, modification, publication, transmission, transfer, or exploitation of any of the content, for personal or commercial use, whether in whole or in part, without written permission from myself is prohibited. All rights reserved.


  • cheetaah
    cheetaahalmost 7 years ago

    Love your pencil work, great and amazing work of art. You are very talented artist.

  • Scott Ruhs
    Scott Ruhsalmost 7 years ago

    Fantastic work, Charles!

  • Jean M. Laffitau
    Jean M. Laffitaualmost 7 years ago

    My kind of art!! Marvellous!!

  • Marinella  Owens
    Marinella Owensalmost 7 years ago

    very very beautiful!!!!!

  • Colombe  Cambourne
    Colombe Cambo...almost 7 years ago

    You really have a unique style and it’s beautiful. You seem very comfortable in your pencil strokes, it shows in the end result, the expression is fantastic.

  • Lee Grissett
    Lee Grissettover 6 years ago

    excellent work!

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaabout 5 years ago


  • Phantomorphia78
    Phantomorphia78about 5 years ago

    This is fantastic, Charles!!! Great work! Love Coltrane!

  • Kensoi
    Kensoiabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful Work & Feelin……

  • Jazzdenski
    Jazzdenskiabout 4 years ago

    A characteristic stance of tenor and man together as one. There will never be another Trane. Great work!

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