which way west? Sunday concert series.
All ages welcome!
No cover charge, but your generous donations
make it possible for us to pay the musicians.
Sunday, March 17th, 4:30 pm-
Interstellar Space: John Coltraneâ€™s Universal Music and Spirituality
Dr. 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).Â 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).
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
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