Fans hope John Coltrane home can become NY museum

Tools
  • Print
  • 0 Comments
By AP

Created:

Updated: Sat, 02 Nov 2013 11:17:51 EST

DIX HILLS, N.Y. (AP) — Carlos Santana and other musicians are backing an effort to pay tribute to jazz legend John Coltrane by turning his suburban New York home into a museum. Coltrane lived in Dix Hills, Long Island, for several years until his death in 1967. The jazz saxophonist wrote the masterpiece "A Love Supreme" in an upstairs bedroom. Now volunteers are trying to raise money to renovate the dilapidated four-bedroom brick ranch. They want to create a museum and learning center. Santana, Coltrane's son Ravi Coltrane and others attended a fundraiser for the Coltrane House project last month in New York City. The National Trust for Historic Preservation has named the house one of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.

What's on WGXA

What's On Now

4:00 PM - Family Feud

What's On Next

4:30 PM - Family Feud

Tonight

8:00 PM So You Think You Can Dance

10:00 PM WGXA News @ 10pm

What's On Now

4:00 PM - How I Met Your Mother

What's On Next

4:30 PM - Two and a Half Men

Tonight

8:00 PM The Middle

8:30 PM The Goldbergs

9:00 PM Modern Family

9:30 PM Modern Family

10:00 PM Motive