New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Notes by Aimée Petrin

Dear Friends, Thank you for joining us for New Orleans Jazz Orchestra. From Jelly Roll Morton to Louis Armstrong and Fats Domino all the way up to the revered Allen Toussaint – this performance is about the  music and musicians that make New Orleans great. One of the things that stands out about NOJO is their ability to [...]

By | February 21st, 2020|Categories: Shows|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra: “The Music of Congo Square”

https://youtu.be/vnJNQZuHTRc “…vibrant and swinging…” - JazzTimes Just in time for Mardi Gras, Grammy Award-winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra features 18 of the finest Crescent City musicians on the scene today. Under the direction of drummer Adonis Rose, an alum of Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, NOJO possesses the swing and swagger of a true [...]

By | May 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Pre-Performance Lecture: “Blue Roots” Free, public lecture before Songhoy Blues

Songhoy Blues is acclaimed for its guitar mastery in the “desert blues” genre of contemporary North African music. The African rhythms underlying the music we know and love as “the Blues” traveled to the Americas via the Trans-Atlantic enslavement and trafficking of Africans. Join us pre-performance at Port City Music Hall as Marc Chillemi highlights [...]

By | August 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Pre-Performance Lecture: New Traditions in American, Celtic and Scandinavian Music Free, public lecture before Kittel & Co.

Ever wonder how much of the music you listen to is influenced by ancient Celtic traditions? Kittel & Co’s music is part of a rich tapestry of contemporary string music made today in the American, Scottish, Irish, and Scandinavian music scenes. Join us pre-performance at Port City Music Hall for an exploration of how those [...]

By | August 2nd, 2019|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Panel Discussion: Marriage Under Construction Free, panel discussion

Do people marry for greater health, love, financial security, socio-cultural norms, or family and religious obligations? If each person is shaped by very unique bio-psycho-social-cultural factors which contribute to the presentation of their personality, value and belief systems, then marriages are truly more complex than many of us are lead to believe. Some people can [...]

By | October 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , |0 Comments