A Love Supreme with Leonard Brown and Joyful Noise at Full Craft Museum

Photo by Erin X. Smithers
Photo by Erin X. Smithers

On Saturday, April 8, The Fuller Craft Museum Presented John Coltrane A Love Supreme with Leonard Brown and Joyful Noise, Eric Jackson hosted the Live Performance.

Fuller Craft Museum presented a rare performance of John Coltrane’s inimitable composition A Love Supreme with poetry and music performed by WGBH Radio’s Eric Jackson and Leonard Brown’s quintet “Joyful Noise.” Eric Jackson spoke about John Coltrane and the words Coltrane wrote for the suite. Joyful Noise featuring Leonard Brown on reeds, Ron Mahdi on bass, George W. Russell, Jr. on piano, Bobby Tynes on reeds, and Alvin Terry on drums. They performed John Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme,” a four part suite composed by Coltrane thanking God for all and everything. Following the concert, Leonard Brown, did signing for his book John Coltrane and Black America’s Quest for Freedom, Spirituality and Music.

Fuller Craft Museum, New England’s only museum of contemporary craft, is dedicated to the objects, ideas, and insight that inspire both patrons and artists to explore life through the art of contemporary craft. Fuller Craft Museum is located at 455 Oak St. in Brockton, MA. The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, with free admission for all Thursdays from 5:00 – 9:00 pm. Admission is $10 adults, $8 seniors and $5 students, free for members and children 12 and under. For more information on Fuller Craft exhibitions and events please visit www.fullercraft.org or call 508.588.6000. Fuller Craft Museum, New England’s home for contemporary craft.

 The artKitchen Café Performance Series is funded in part by the following cultural councils: Attleboro, Berkley, Braintree, Bridgewater, Brockton, Canton, Easton, Middleborough, Norton, Plympton, Rockland, and Sharon. These local agencies support the arts with funding provided by Massachusetts Cultural Council.




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About the author : Erin X. Smithers

Erin X. Smithers
Erin X. Smithers is a freelance photographer and blogger whose work explores and expresses the essence and beauty of life and nature, as told through performances and story-telling. Photo by Steve Graham. You can read her Jazz Blog and find more of Erin’s work on her website www.followthesoultrane.com www.erinxsmithersmedia.com/