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THE BRIDGE TRIO
Sun September 18 @ 8:00 pm
The long-awaited return of The Bridge Trio is here!
The Bridge Trio is collectively-led by drummer Joe Dyson Jr (now currently touring with Pat Metheny), bassist Max Moran and pianist Conun Pappas Jr. The three musicians met in New Orleans, where they were all raised, and began working together while they were high school students at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA). It wasn’t long before the leading artists in their city started taking note.
Before they were old enough to attend most clubs without supervision, the legendary musician and educator Alvin Batiste granted the band its first performing opportunities at New Orleans’ premiere modern jazz club, Snug Harbor. Renowned saxophonist and bandleader Donald Harrison Jr took the trio out of the country as his backing band before they began their first days of college, and they continue to work with him to this day. The trio’s members have also worked on stage and/or in the studio with Herlin Riley, Chico Hamilton, Victor Goines, Sean Jones and Delfeayo Marsalis, to name a few.
In 2012, the trio self-released an eponymous self-titled debut album, which OffBeat Magazine described as “a modern-jazz gem that spotlights a diverse range of original material played with soul, dynamism and musical sensibility.” This incredibly impressive debut includes features from the likes of Donald Harrison Jr and Davell Crawford. Their follow-up recording in 2015, The Search: Departure, embarks further on their musical expansion with 13 original compositions, reaching for the next level in grooves infused with funk, blues, and swing, including homages to some of their personal mentors and icons such as the late Alvin Batiste and James Black.
With two of the three band members now based in NYC and overseas, the trio’s frequency of New Orleans hits has been lower in recent years. But tonight, The Bridge Trio presents its first concert back here at its old stomping grounds, for the first time in over two years.
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. We are now seating at just under our regular audience capacity.
However, with our intimate venue’s regularly limited seating capacity, advance tickets are still strongly suggested in order to guarantee seats for this acclaimed show!