Must-Hear Radio Documentary about John Coltrane on WRTI 90.1, Sept. 20 to 24, 8 to 9 PM

Sep 19, 2017

WRTI 90.1 will feature the five-hour radio documentary Tell Me How Long Trane’s Been Gone, produced by Temple University and WRTI alumnus Steve Rowland, from September 20th through the 24th, every night from 8 until 9 pm.

Check out this colossal series featuring powerful interviews, poignant commentary and provocative poetry by a broad cross-section of artists, writers, historians and thinkers. Read a Philadelphia Jazz Project interview with Steve Rowland here.

It’s one of the most comprehensive discussions of Coltrane's remarkable career ever produced for broadcast and includes interviews with Elvin Jones, McCoy Tyner, Rashied Ali, Alice Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Max Roach, Art Davis, Carlos Santana, Steve Coleman, Lewis Porter, Babatunde Olatunji, Sekou Sundiata, Gary Bartz, Odean Pope, and others.

Check out a detailed explanation of each night's episode here.