Snug Harbor presents
Dr. Michael White's Original Liberty Jazz Band
Friday July 19th, 2024 9:30pm (Doors: 9:00pm)
Dr. Michael White is a widely renown clarinetist, bandleader, composer, historian, musicologist and educator. He is considered one of the leading authorities and culture-bearers of traditional New Orleans jazz music. In 2015, Dr. White produced and performed on the album,  New Orleans Brass Bands: Through the Streets of the City for the Smithsonian Institution. Dr White has also served as guest director for Jazz at Lincoln Center programs. 

Dr. White serves as the senior professor of African American music at Xavier University.  In his career spanning over three decades, Dr. White has toured internationally and recorded with Wynton Marsalis, Eric Clapton, Taj Mahal, Paul Simon, and Marianne Faithful. White received the rank of Chevalier of Arts & Letters from the French government in 1995 and was awarded the 2008 Heritage Fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts (the nation’s highest award in the traditional and folk arts). In 2010, he was named Humanist of the Year by the  Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities . His local accolades include Clarinetist of the Year by Offbeat Magazine in 2010,13, 14, 15, and 16.  

Tonight, Dr. White presents his Original Jazz Band, featuring
Dr. Michael White - clarinet, bandleader
Jamil Sharif - trumpet 
Dwayne Paulin - trombone 
Detroit Brooks - banjo
Seva Venet - guitar
Kerry Lewis - bass
Shows at 7:30pm & 9:30pm 
Doors at 7:00pm & 9:00pm 

Restuarant is Open 5pm - 10pm for dinner before or after your showtime:

Advance Ticket Holders can now automatically make dinner table reservations for the Dining Room online via OpenTable.com !

Advance Ticket-Holders can also make table reservations for dinner in the restaurant next door by Emailing reservations@snugjazz.com after your tickets have been purchased online for the Music Room. Dinner Service without Advance Concert Tickets is first-come, first-served based on availability upon arrival.

Full Bar is Open 5pm - Midnight for all, on show nights, with or without tickets.

Kind Reminder:  Snug Harbor does NOT serve the full menu inside the Music Room. We do offer cheese and charcuterie tray options. In order to preserve the integrity, quiet and focus of our world class intimate concerts, only the charcuterie, cocktails and soft drinks are available for table service inside the Music Room. However, we encourage you to arrive at least 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 your ticketed showtime. 

Due to our intimate venue's limited seating capacity, advance tickets are strongly suggested in order to guarantee seats for this acclaimed show!