New Orleans Now with Chicago Jazz Ensemble, Stanton Moore, Henry Butler, and Donald Harrison on Thursday, November 18 at Chicago's Harris Theater
(Published: November 15, 2010)
Featuring dynamic drummer Stanton Moore (founding member of Galactic and a prodigious solo artist), alto saxophonist Donald Harrison ("The King of Nouveau Swing"), and pianist Henry Butler (an eight-time W.C. Handy "Best Blues Instrumentalist - Piano" award nominee), this program will present music from the tradition of New Orleans in small and large ensemble configurations, as well as some contemporary interpretations of music from famed New Orleanians such as Louis Prima, Jelly Roll Morton, the Meters, and King Oliver. The program will also feature selections from Duke Ellington's "New Orleans Suite" and Ellington favorite, "The Mooche."
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Chicago Jazz Ensemble