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Sunday, March 17th, 4:30 to 6:30 pm:
“Interstellar Space: John Coltrane’s
Universal Music and Spirituality”
Percussionist Anthony Brown, Ph.D.
and colleagues – concert/panel discussion

which way west? Sunday concert series.
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make it possible for us to pay the musicians.

Sunday, March 17th, 4:30 pm-
Interstellar Space: John Coltrane’s Universal Music and Spirituality

Anthony BrownDr. Anthony Brown–multiple percussion and Dr. Leonard Brown–saxophone, with Richard Grieg–bagpipes and poet Genny Lim, will present a concert of music illustrating the spiritual engagement of the great tenor saxophone player John Coltrane.

Dr. Leonard Brown, Professor of Music and African American Studies at Northeastern University edited the recent book John Coltrane and Black America’s Quest for Freedom: Spirituality and the Music (Oxford University Press, 2010).  Dr. Anthony Brown is director of the Asian American Orchestra, a Smithsonian Associate Scholar and a contributor to that groundbreaking anthology.

In a panel discussion to follow the concert portion of the afternoon, Drs. Brown and Brown will be joined by fellow contributors Dr. Herman Gray (Professor of Sociology, UC Santa Cruz) and Dr. Tommy Lee Lott (Professor of Philosophy and African American Studies, San Jose State University).

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