Jazz at the Rat is a concert series at Tulane University, featuring special guests performing alongside student musicians from Tulane's Jazz Studies program. Free and open to the public, and hosted by Jesse McBride.
A San Diego native and graduate of the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, vocalist Johnaye Kendrick has worked with many contemporary jazz legends, including Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Terence Blanchard, Danilo Perez, Christian McBride, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Ellis Marsalis, and Brian Blade. Kendrick was also featured on the Grammy-winning 2009 album by Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, 'Book 1.' When not touring with her own group, she serves as assistant professor of jazz voice at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle.
For more info, contact the Newcomb-Tulane College Office of Cocurricular Programs at Tulane University: firstname.lastname@example.org or 504-865-5728. Sponsored by Newcomb-Tulane College and Newcomb College Institute.