John Coltrane playing saxophone.

Coltrane’s High Point

The legacy of one of the world’s most influential jazz musicians has its roots in the Piedmont city where he grew up, which has finally embraced this 20th-century musical icon.

Rock, Roll, & Remember

Across North Carolina and through the years, artists of all stripes have contributed to an ever-evolving genre of music that’s defined by its edginess and energy.

Walls of Fame: 17 Musical Murals

A muralist set out to honor North Carolina’s musical heritage by painting portraits of notable artists — some famous rockers and others musicians who inspired them — in the towns and cities that they once called home.

Musicians Who Move Us

The tunes created by these talented North Carolinians fill our homes and hearts all year. During Black History Month, especially, we love to celebrate their legacies.