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Transition(s) the 42nd John Coltrane Memorial Concert celebrating the life of Dr. Leonard L. Brown (1946-2019)

presented in collaboration with the Northeastern University Office of Student Affairs and College of Social Sciences & Humanities.

“Transition(s)”: the 42nd John Coltrane Memorial Concert (JCMC), featuring the 14-piece JCMC Ensemble, under the musical direction of Dr. Carl Atkins, with co-hosts Eric Jackson & José Massó. Presented by the Friends of JCMC, Inc., in collaboration with Northeastern University’s Office of Student Affairs and the College of Social Sciences & Humanities, this year’s concert pays special tribute to Dr. Leonard L. Brown, co-founder and artistic JCMC visionary, who passed earlier this year.

This year’s ensemble, many who have made multiple annual JCMC appearances, will feature: Carl Atkins (sax), Tyler Bonilla (trombone), Phil Grenadier (trumpet), Yoron Israel (drums), John Lockwood (bass), Dorsey Minns (trombone), Mike Peipman (trumpet), Bill Pierce (sax), Randy Pingrey (trombone), George W. Russell, Jr. (piano), Stan Strickland (sax, vocals), Billy Thompson (sax), Bobby Tynes (sax) and Bijon Watson (trumpet).

Tickets in advance: premium reserved $35, general reserved $30, general reserved (student & senior) $25. [A $3/tix service charge applies to all purchases; an additional $5/tix on day of concert for walk-up sales.]