The Believer - Concert 1 : John Coltrane Memorial Concert's 32nd annual weekend
September 26, 2009
Presented by John Coltrane Memorial Concert and hosted by Eric Jackson of WGBH’s Eric in the Evening. The Believer: Concert 1, which highlights the return of The John Coltrane Memorial Ensemble and honoring Edmund Barry Gaither, will be presented on the campus of Northeastern as it has for the past 23 years. The 14 piece all-star group features Carl Atkins (sax), Leonard Brown (sax), Sa Davis (percussion), Mark Harvey (trumpet), Tim Ingles (bass), John Lockwood (bass), Bill Lowe (tuba), Jason Palmer (trumpet), Bill Pierce (sax), George W. Russell Jr. (keys), Syd Smart (percussion), Stan Strickland (sax/flute), Alvin Terry (percussion) & Gary Valente (trombone). They will perform classic ‘Trane compositions in 21st century interpretations. Samples of the Ensemble’s previous work can be heard at www.jcmc.neu.edu and www.myspace.com/johncoltranememorialconcert.