(1926–1967) African-American saxophone player, composer, eminent jazz innovator. Coltrane’s faith in God was a powerful healing force in overcoming his addiction to heroin. His seminal album, A Love Supreme, testifies to God’s omnipotence and power to remake us. He dedicates his music to God, saying. “Let us sing all songs to God.” (July 17)
The Dancing Saints Icons project at Saint Gregory Nyssen Episcopal Church, San Francisco is a multi-year installation project supported by All Saints Company, the congregation of Saint Gregory Nyssen Church and many donors and benefactors. The iconographer is Mark Dukes.