Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 8 PM


Snug Harbor
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626 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA
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Jason Marsalis is the youngest member of the famed New Orleans Marsalis jazz family. His 2014 release, "21st Century Trad Band" on Basin Street Records, moved swiftly up the national jazz charts. Tonight he presents his newer concept band, the BGQ Exploration, a tribute to the legendary Benny Goodman Quartet with Teddy Wilson on piano, Gene Krupa on drums, and Lionel Hampton on vibraphone in the 1930s - Jason filling Hamps shoes on these compositions. Expect jazz history lessons and contemporary observations throughout.