Northwestern University

Feb
13
Tue 7:30 PM

Northwestern University Jazz Orchestra: Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler (Let the Good Times Roll)

Jazz Orchestra

When: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM  

Where: Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, Galvin Recital Hall, 70 Arts Circle, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: This event is $6 for the general public and $4 for students with valid ID.

Contact: Concert Management Office   847.467.4000

Group: Bienen School of Music Concerts and Events

Category: Fine Arts

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Description:

Victor Goines and Jarrard Harris, conductors; Don Vappie, banjo, guitar, and vocals 

February 13 is Mardi Gras, so the Northwestern University Jazz Orchestra celebrates “Fat Tuesday” and New Orleans—the Crescent City—with new arrangements of famous Mardi Gras compositions. For this concert, the Jazz Orchestra welcomes New Orleans jazz artist Don Vappie, a banjoist, bassist, guitarist, and composer/arranger. Vappie has performed with artists including Peggy Lee, Carol Channing, Wynton Marsalis, Eric Clapton, and Bette Midler, and made appearances at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and on National Public Radio.

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