On Monday, October 25, trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis and members of his Uptown Jazz Orchestra will be at WWOZ's studios performing live on air beginning at 6 p.m. during Jazz from the French Market with Charles Burchell. Tune in on air or online and don't miss this very special performance by New Orleans jazz royalty.
As a trombonist, Delfeayo has toured internationally with legendary jazz artists Art Blakey, Abdullah Ibrahim, Elvin Jones, Slide Hampton and Max Roach, as well as touring with his own modern jazz ensemble. A mainstay on the New Orleans modern jazz scene, he has released three solo albums to critical acclaim.
Delfeayo has been involved with educating youth in various developmental programs for several years, serving as director of the Foundation for Artistic and Musical Excellence summer program in Lawrenceville, NJ from 1998 to 2002. In addition to implementing Uptown Music Theatre's Kidstown AfterSchool in three New Orleans grammar schools in 2009, he will release a new CD in 2011 entitled Sweet Thunder.
Find out more at DelfeayoMarsalis.com.