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Guitar legend Carlos Santana attends the Save the Coltrane Home fundraiser at EN Japanese Brasserie in Manhattan. (Oct. 06, 2013)

Carlos Santana hosts Save the Coltrane Home benefit

Guitar legend Carlos Santana helped lead a major fundraising effort to restore the Dix Hills home of jazz great John Coltrane and turn it into a museum and educational center. The Save the Coltrane Home fundraiser at EN Japanese Brasserie in Manhattan was a $215-a-ticket affair attended by hundreds of jazz fans.

Guitar legend Carlos Santana speaks at the Save
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Guitar legend Carlos Santana speaks at the Save the Coltrane Home fundraiser at EN Japanese Brasserie in Manhattan. (Oct. 06, 2013)

Ravi Coltrane, son of jazz great John Coltrane,
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Ravi Coltrane, son of jazz great John Coltrane, performs during the Save the Coltrane Home fundraiser at EN Japanese Brasserie in Manhattan. (Oct. 06, 2013)

Cornel West speaks at the Save the Coltrane
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Cornel West speaks at the Save the Coltrane Home fundraiser at EN Japanese Brasserie in Manhattan. “The legacy of John Coltrane is one of the most precious in this country because he is about the unarmed truth and unconditional love,” he said before the benefit began. (Oct. 06, 2013)

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Jonathan Bodian, 16, of Dix Hills, a classical
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Jonathan Bodian, 16, of Dix Hills, a classical guitarist, was one of hundreds in attendance at the Save the Coltrane Home fundraiser at EN Japanese Brasserie in Manhattan. (Oct. 06, 2013)

Hundreds of jazz fans attended the $215-a-ticket Save
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Hundreds of jazz fans attended the $215-a-ticket Save the Coltrane Home fundraiser at EN Japanese Brasserie in Manhattan. (Oct. 06, 2013)

A brick decorates a table at the Save
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A brick decorates a table at the Save the Coltrane Home fundraiser at EN Japanese Brasserie in Manhattan. (Oct. 06, 2013)

Guitar legend Carlos Santana attends the Save the
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Guitar legend Carlos Santana attends the Save the Coltrane Home fundraiser at EN Japanese Brasserie in Manhattan. (Oct. 06, 2013)

Ravi Coltrane, son of jazz great John Coltrane,
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Ravi Coltrane, son of jazz great John Coltrane, performs during the Save the Coltrane Home fundraiser at EN Japanese Brasserie in Manhattan. (Oct. 06, 2013)

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Generations of jazz fans paid homage to jazz
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Generations of jazz fans paid homage to jazz icon John Coltrane at the Save the Coltrane Home fundraiser at EN Japanese Brasserie in Manhattan. (Oct. 06, 2013)

John Coltrane lived in this house on Candlewood
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John Coltrane lived in this house on Candlewood Path in Dix Hills between 1964 and 1967. The four-bedroom ranch home, now owned by Huntington Town, is where he composed what is considered his masterpiece: “A Love Supreme.” (Oct. 4, 2013)

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