2008 The 31st FJCMC Concert: A Tribute to ‘ Trane

 Tribute to ‘ Trane

Blackman Theatre, Northeastern University

Special Guest Artists: Guru’s Jazzmatazz with Superproducer Solar
Joined By: DJ Doo Wop, Brownman on trumpet, David Scott on keys, guitar, flute, and sax

Legendary hip-hop messenger Guru along with Superproducer Solar will be the featured performers of this years special tribute to John Coltrane for the JCMC’s 31st anniversary. A hip-hop icon and the first and only rapper to perform at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Guru has illustrated his love for and understanding of the jazz legacy through his critically acclaimed hip-hop and jazz fusion series, Jazzmatazz, which features collaborations with musicians such as Roy Ayers, Donald Byrd, Lonnie Liston Smith, Ramsey Lewis and Branford Marsalis.

This artistic performance at the 31st JCMC promises to be innovative, captivating, and compelling.

Leonard Brown, Emmett G. Price, III

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Erin X. Smithers
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