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The 39th Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert Approaches

Geoffrey Scovil is an attorney in Albuquerque, New Mexico, who specializes in Habeas Corpus law. Outside of work, Geoffrey Scovil enjoys jazz music, and one of his favorite musicians is John Coltrane. Each year, the John Coltrane Memorial Concert pays tribute to the jazz legend.

Held by the Northeastern Center for the Arts, the Northeastern Department of City and Community Affairs, and Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert, this year’s concert is to be held on October 29th at the Blackman Auditorium at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.

Subtitled, An Evening of Ballads and Blues, the 2016 John Coltrane Memorial Concert features performances by an ensemble cast including Carl Atkins, Billy Buss, Bill Pierce, Jason Palmer, Stan Strickland, Ron Savage, Avery Sharpe, Rick Stepton, Consuelo Candelaria, and Bobby Tynes. 

Hosted by Eric Jackson, the 2016 John Coltrane Memorial Concert will cost $30 for general admission, but seniors and students get in for $25. For those looking for a bit more, VIP tickets are $40.

To learn more about the event or to buy tickets, visit


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