Big Chief Donald Harrison @ Carver Theater
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM (CDT)
New Orleans, Louisiana
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
International Jazz Day at Carver Theater night concludes as former Jazziz "Person of the Year" Donald Harrison Jr, is joined by Christian Scott, a Grammy-nominated and two-time Edison Award-winning jazz trumpeter; The Bridge Trio, Joe Dyson, Max Moran, Detroit Brooks, Zaccai Curtis, Conun Papas, and The Congo Square Nation Afro - New Orleans Cultural Group for a 8:30 pm concert. This concert is a benefit for the Southern University Alumni Scholarship Fund and The Guardians Institute Book program started in 2006 which has given over 40,000 books to the youth of New Orleans. The cost of admission is only $20.
Donald grew up in a home environment saturated with the city's traditional music of brass bands, parades, modern jazz, R&B, funk, classical, world ethnic, and dance music. His connection to New Orleans roots were deepened by his father, a Big Chief in the African and Native American influenced culture of New Orleans' Black Mardi Gras Indians. The culture is an offshoot culture of Congo Square, one of the only known places in North America where Africans openly participated in their culture in the 1700's and 1800's...
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Recognizing New Orleans contribution to America’s only original art form, jazz; the 100th United States Congress declared jazz a "rare and valuable national American treasure to which we should devote our attention, support and resources to make certain it is preserved, understood, and promulgated.” Jazz has inspired some of the Nation's leading creative artists and ranks as one of New Orleans’ greatest cultural exports.
Stephanie Jordan, Marlon Jordan, Kidd Jordan, Kent Jordan, Rachel Jordan, James Andrews, Trombone Shorty, Glen David Andrews, Germaine Bazzle, Leah Chase, Kermit Ruffin, Donald Harrison, Jr., Christian Scott, Tanya Boutte, Delfeayo Marsalis, Mike Esneault, Troy Davis, Michael Ward, Sharon Martin, Ed Perkins, Batiste Brothers Band, Hot 8 Brass Band, Wanda Rouzan, as well as national artist Najee and Roy Ayres are just a few of the musicians that we have booked, promoted and/or produced events with.
Susan Taylor, Tavis Smiley, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, New Orleans Downtown Development District, Six Flags New Orleans, St. Croix Blue Bay Jazz Fest, Blue Silk Media, Rainbow PUSH, National Urban League, and the City of New Orleans are just a few of the clients for which we have had the pleasure of producing special events. From the Manship Theatre to the shores of the U.S. Virgin Islands, our team cultivates a commitment to excellence by delivering the highest degree of professionalism.
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