Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

Set against the social, political and cultural landscape of the times, Chasing Trane brings saxophone great John Coltrane to life, as a man and an artist. The film is the definitive look at the boundary-shattering musician whose influence continues to this day and includes commentary from Denzel Washington, Carlos Santana, Common, Cornell West, Bill Clinton and others. Chasing Trane is a KCPT Indie Lens Pop-Up made available through Kansas City PBS.

This program is part of a film series presented in collaboration with the National Archives at Kansas City, Greater KC Black History Study Group, and Kansas City PBS.

Running time 84 minutes.




American Jazz Museum


Gem Theater
1615 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO 64108
United States