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AMINA SCOTT QUINTET
June 5, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
Born and raised in Oakland, CA, Amina Scott is an upright and electric bassist, composer, and arranger. Her interest in music began at an early age when her grandmother began giving her piano lessons. Ever since, her love and passion for music has yet to cease; playing electric bass at the age of twelve and soon playing gigs with local bands in Oakland, where Amina has ties to the Oakland Public Conservatory of Music (OPCM), started by trombonist Angela Wellman to provide arts and music classes to the Oakland community in an economical way.
Through OPCM, Amina was able to take her skills to Lima, Peru to be part a of a group that represented the United States at the first Festival of Music and Dance in the African Diaspora where she played various concerts around Lima and held seminars discussing the music of the African Diaspora in the United States.
In 2017, Amina joined the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra led by Adonis Rose. Now based in New Orleans, Amina leads her own band and has performed with various artists including Dee Dee Bridgewater, Steve Turre, Wessell “Warm Daddy” Anderson, Nicholas Payton, David Murray, Jamison Ross, Joanne Brackeen, Don Vappie, Herlin Riley, Christian aTunde Adjuah Scott, and more. She is also currently a music educator at the University of New Orleans and other local institutions.
Tonight, Amina presents her New Orleans Quintet, featuring:
Amina Scott – bass
Gerald Watkins Jr – drums
Oscar Rossignoli – piano
Gladney – saxophone
Steve Lands – trumpet
Shows at 8pm & 10pm.
Doors at 7:00pm & 9:30pm.
Restaurant is Open 6pm – 10pm for dinner before or after your showtime:
Advance Ticket Holders can now automatically make dinner table reservations in the Dining Room online via Open Table here!
Advance Ticket-Holders can also make table reservations for dinner by Emailing firstname.lastname@example.org after your tickets have been purchased online. All dinner table reservations must be attached to advance concert tickets. Dinner Service without Advance Concert Tickets is first-come, first-served based on availability upon arrival.
Full Bar is Open 6pm – Midnight for all, on show nights, with or without tickets.
Kind Reminder: Snug Harbor does not serve food inside the Music Room. In order to preserve the integrity, quiet and focus of our world class intimate concerts, only cocktails and soft drinks are available for table service inside the Music Room. However, we encourage you to arrive 90 Minutes prior to your showtime in order to enjoy full, relaxing dinner service in the Dining Room right next door, before getting seated in the Music Room for the show. 8pm ticket holders can also enjoy dinner, dessert or appetizers after the show, with Dining Room seating only guaranteed by submitting your table request before 8pm.
As announced by the City of New Orleans, as of March 24th, Snug Harbor is no longer requiring valid proof of Covid vaccination or negative test for entry, and while masks are still suggested when not actively eating or drinking indoors, they are now optional for all.
However, with our intimate venue’s regularly limited seating capacity, advance tickets are still strongly suggested in order to guarantee seats for this show.