The Session at WWOZ, June 2017

Published on: November 6th, 2017

Check out The Session, performing live at WWOZ back in June. 

From the group's website: "Individually and collectively, we are trying to create a sound that reflects who we are at this moment. However, we are each steeped in a rich tradition. We have been lucky enough to play with some of New Orleans’ legendary elders, and on any given day, Session members can be heard playing in some of their groups. Drummer Darrian Douglas plays regularly with the likes of Ellis Marsalis and Germaine Bazzle, while trumpet player Stephen Lands can sometimes be heard at New Orleans’ famed Preservation Hall. In fact, you can often find the entire rhythm section of the Session making up three quarters of Jason Marsalis’ Vibraphone Quartet. In short, while we are a modern jazz group, we not only respect jazz’s historical traditions, but actively learn and play them!"

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