Sunday, Nov 10, 2019 8 PM


Snug Harbor
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626 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA
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Evan Christopher combines virtuosity, immaculate taste, and enthusiasm with a commitment to exploring the full range of possibilities in the New Orleans clarinet tradition. His highly personal brand of "contemporary, early jazz" strives to extend the legacies of early Creole clarinetists such as Sidney Bechet, Barney Bigard and Omer Simeon. Critics remarking on Christopher's dynamic expressiveness have coined his style "close-encounte r music" (NEW YORK TIMES) and have called his respect for the music traditions of New Orleans, "a triumph, joining the present seamlessly to a glorious past." (THE OBSERVER, UK). Join Evan for a dynamic showcase of originals and New Orleans classics that aims to celebrate and extend the New Orleans clarinet tradition. Evan Christopher's Clarinet Road tonight features: Evan Christopher - clarinet Don Vappie - banjo Mike Esnault - piano Peter Harris - bass Eric Bolivar - drums