David L. Harris (FREE!)

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From Stuart's Opera House:

David L. Harris’s visit is made possible by funding from PNC Arts Alive and is part of our Other Voices Program, a series of community gatherings centered around concerts, school day-workshops from national and international artists, and potluck dinners. You are invited to join with the artists and your community for a Public Performance and Pot Luck Dinner in our Grand Lobby. 5:30 Potluck, please bring a dish to share, Free Concert at 7:00pm.David L. Harris is one of New Orleans’ rising stars and most talented vocalist, trombonists, composers and arrangers and has already brought his music to major festivals and clubs worldwide. Harris embodies the edge of modern jazz and the sultriness of blues taking his audiences on an emotionally engaging journey of love and liberation, wrapped in a sound that embraces the groove, grit and swing of the past.”A high branch on a family tree of New Orleans trombonists” (DownBeat)David L. carries on the illustrious tradition of Crescent City brass masters, infusing his bone-deep command of the blues with a modern jazz edge and an evocative vocal approach. The Baton Rouge native first picked up the instrument at 16, inspired by the raucous voice-like plunger mute sound of Duke Ellington trombonists Tyree Glenn and Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton as well as Count Basie associate Al Grey.KEY FESTIVALS & VENUES Newport Jazz Fest, Montreal Jazz Fest, Joy Of Jazz Fest, North Sea Jazz Fest, New Orleans JazzFest, Molde Intl. Jazz Fest, Jazz à Vienne, Cape Town Intl Jazz Fest, Pori Jazz, Veszprem Fest, Melbourne Jazz Fest, Wellington Jazz Fest; Apollo Theatre, Lincoln Center, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, L’Olympia Music Hall, Preservation Hall, Snug Harbor

David L. Harris (FREE!)

Description

From Stuart's Opera House:

David L. Harris’s visit is made possible by funding from PNC Arts Alive and is part of our Other Voices Program, a series of community gatherings centered around concerts, school day-workshops from national and international artists, and potluck dinners. You are invited to join with the artists and your community for a Public Performance and Pot Luck Dinner in our Grand Lobby. 5:30 Potluck, please bring a dish to share, Free Concert at 7:00pm.David L. Harris is one of New Orleans’ rising stars and most talented vocalist, trombonists, composers and arrangers and has already brought his music to major festivals and clubs worldwide. Harris embodies the edge of modern jazz and the sultriness of blues taking his audiences on an emotionally engaging journey of love and liberation, wrapped in a sound that embraces the groove, grit and swing of the past.”A high branch on a family tree of New Orleans trombonists” (DownBeat)David L. carries on the illustrious tradition of Crescent City brass masters, infusing his bone-deep command of the blues with a modern jazz edge and an evocative vocal approach. The Baton Rouge native first picked up the instrument at 16, inspired by the raucous voice-like plunger mute sound of Duke Ellington trombonists Tyree Glenn and Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton as well as Count Basie associate Al Grey.KEY FESTIVALS & VENUES Newport Jazz Fest, Montreal Jazz Fest, Joy Of Jazz Fest, North Sea Jazz Fest, New Orleans JazzFest, Molde Intl. Jazz Fest, Jazz à Vienne, Cape Town Intl Jazz Fest, Pori Jazz, Veszprem Fest, Melbourne Jazz Fest, Wellington Jazz Fest; Apollo Theatre, Lincoln Center, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, L’Olympia Music Hall, Preservation Hall, Snug Harbor