Friday, Feb 21, 2020 12 AM

David Kunian interviews Roland Guerin

David Kunian interviews Roland Guerin The New Orleans Jazz Museum At The Old U.S. MintGreater New OrleansNew OrleansEvent Date: Friday, February 21, 2020New Orleans Jazz Museum CuratorDavid Kunian interviews bassist Roland Guerin, followed by a performanceof songs from his new 'Grass Roots' album and a reception. Dr. John's last music director and Allen Toussaint’s longtime bass player, Guerin was also in Alvin Batiste's The Jazztronauts. Guerin was raised in Baton Rougein a musical family: his father was a lover of jazz and classical music,his mother a blues and zydeco bass player. He started playing bass at age11, developing a musical style of stories told through multi-layered melodies, rhythms and lyrics. An accomplished photographer, Guerin composedthe score for artist Catherine Mayer's new Louisiana Children's Museum exhibit of animated artwork. His original photography will also be on displayat the 'Grass Roots' [Louisiana Red Hot] Record Release.This 2 o'clock concert is free and open to the public, presented by the New Orleans Jazz Museum.