Celebrating the city's rich traditions and colorful legacies, the swinging 16-piece band performs an inspiring program of original compositions and new arrangements of jazz, blues, swing and spiritual classics that have influenced the New Orleans' sound, including works by Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Sidney Bechet.In the wake of Hurricane Katina, New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO) has become a beacon for a troubled city with a rich cultural spirit, led by trumpet prodigy, Wynton Marsalis protege and Louisiana and City of New Orleans Cultural Ambassador, Irvin Mayfield.
Date: Thursday, April 26, 2007
Time: 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Cost: $40, 32, 25; student tickets $15.
For tickets call 310-825-2101 or visit www.uclalive.org
UCLA Live Tel: 310-825-2101
Sponsor(s): UCLA Live.