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DELFEAYO MARSALIS SEXTET
Fri April 1 @ 8:00 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).
Early influences on Delfeayo’s style included J.J. Johnson, Curtis Fuller, Al Grey, Tyree Glenn, Tommy Dorsey, and Ellington’s trombone masters. From the age of 17 until the present, he has produced over 100 recordings for major artists including Harry Connick Jr, Spike Lee, Terence Blanchard, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and his father and brothers.
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, thus dubbing them “America’s First Family of Jazz.” Delfeayo has proven himself an exceptional trombonist who has toured internationally with his own groups, as well as those led by five renowned bandleaders.
Tonight, he presents his larger ensemble, The Delfeayo Marsalis Sextet, featuring:
Delfeayo Marsalis – trombone
Roderick Paulin – tenor saxophone
Khris Royal – alto saxophone
Ryan Hanseler – piano
David Pulphus – bass
Herlin Riley – drums
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 also make table reservations for dinner by Emailing email@example.com or calling the club at 504-949-0696 between 1pm – 7pm, Weds-Sun, 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 out without tickets.
Kind Reminder: Snug Harbor does not serve food inside the Music Room. Only cocktails and soft drinks are available for table service inside the Music Room, in order to preserve the integrity, quiet and focus of our world class intimate concerts. 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.
All performances are currently sold at 2/3 the normal audience capacity in order to maintain a certain level of social distancing, creating an even more intimate listening experience. Covid mandates are honored with *masks now optional* for all, and seating more distanced than our usual. 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.
However, with our limited seating capacity, advance tickets are strongly suggested!