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DELFEAYO MARSALIS: Ellis Marsalis Birthday Tribute
November 14, 2021 @ 10:00 pm
Delfeayo Marsalis is one of the top trombonists, composers, and producers in jazz today. Known for his “technical excellence, inventive mind and frequent touches of humor…” (Leonard Feather, Los Angeles Times), he is “…one of the best, most imaginative and musical of the trombonists of his generation.” (Philip Elwood, San Francisco Examiner). In January 2011, Delfeayo and the Marsalis family (father Ellis and brothers Branford, Wynton, and Jason) earned the nation’s highest jazz honor – a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Award.
Delfeayo’s early influences included J.J. Johnson, Curtis Fuller, Al Grey, Tyree Glenn, Tommy Dorsey, and Ellington’s trombone masters. Since the age of 17, he has produced over 100 recordings for major artists including Harry Connick Jr, Spike Lee, Terence Blanchard, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, as well as his father and brothers. Marsalis is an exceptional trombonist who has toured internationally with his own groups, as well as those led by five renowned bandleaders.
TONIGHT, he presents a special tribute concert to his father, the late great Ellis Marsalis, with a band of musicians close to the family, on Ellis’ birthday.
The Delfeayo Marsalis Quintet tonight features:
Delfeayo Marsalis – trombone, vocals
Jon Jones – drums
David Pulphus – bass
Jesse McBride – piano
Trevarri Huff-Boone – saxophone
Andrew Baham – trumpet
All performances are currently sold at half the normal audience capacity in order to maintain safer social distancing, creating an even more intimate listening experience. Proof of covid vaccination or negative PCR test with photo ID are required for entry. Due to the small, intimate size of our venue, masks are also still required for entry. With the limited seating, advance tickets online are strongly suggested! Walk-up tickets will be sold at the door only as seats remain available.
Doors Open at 7:30pm and 9:30pm for the 8:00pm and 10:00pm shows. Restaurant is open 6pm – 10pm for dinner before or after your show.
Bar is open 6pm – Midnight.