“To me, I’m only trying to be a musician, and we honor the legacies of those who have gone before by just playing and doing our own thing. If our generation simply copycats the greats of the past, that’s not real. It’s important to be authentic and make music that means something now. It’s exciting to be on the journey.”
Ravi Coltrane is a critically acclaimed saxophonist, bandleader, composer, producer and founder of the independent record company, RKM Music. Since 1991, Ravi Coltrane has diligently forged an prominent career as a live performer, recording artist and producer, as well as an impressive list of credits and accomplishments. In many ways, he has followed quite well in the footsteps of his father, the legendary John Coltrane. Ravi continues to propel his father’s musical dream, carrying the elan of deep, probing, saxophone-driven jazz into the 21st century.