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DR. MICHAEL WHITE & THE LIBERTY JAZZ BAND
November 20, 2021 @ 10:00 pm
Dr. Michael White is a jazz clarinetist, bandleader, composer, jazz historian and educator that plays classic New Orleans jazz in the George Lewis style. Dr. White has served as guest director at several Jazz at Lincoln Center concerts relating to traditional New Orleans jazz. Dr. White shares his musical philosophy, “…one of the lessons that I learned, and I try to teach this to my students, is that one of the values of listening to jazz, especially New Orleans jazz, is not just for the danceable nature and the great music that it is, but also because of the lessons that it teaches and that can be used today. And one of those great lessons is that you have to improvise. You have to be able to take what comes and make something good happen with it.”
Tonight, Dr. White presents The Liberty Jazz Band, featuring:
Dr. Michael White – clarinet, bandleader
Gregg Stafford – trumpet, vocals
Frank Naundorf – trombone
Detroit Brooks – banjo
Steve Pistorius – piano
Tyler Thompson – bass
Glen Andrews – drums
Shows at 8pm & 10pm.
Doors at 7:00pm & 9:30pm.
Restaurant Open 6pm – 10pm for dinner before or after your showtime.
Advance ticket-holders can make table reservations for dinner by Emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling the club at 504-949-0696 between 2pm – 8pm, after tickets have been purchased online. Full Bar Open 6pm – Midnight.
All performances are sold at half the normal audience capacity, creating an even more intimate listening experience. Covid mandates will be honored with masks required for all and seating more distanced than our usual. Please be prepared to present a valid proof of Covid vaccination or negative PCR test dated within the past 3 days with matching Photo ID for entry. No ticket refunds due to lack of Covid prevention preparation. With the limited seating capacity, it is advised that you get your tickets early!