The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation presents the Courtney Bryan Ensemble in concert on Friday, January 20, 2023, at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center (1225 N. Rampart Street)! Doors open at 7pm and the concert begins promptly at 8pm. If you can't make it in person, WWOZ will be live video streaming at wwoz.org/livevideo and on our Facebook page.
Tickets are $10, available at the Jazz & Heritage Foundation's website.
About Courtney Bryan
Composer and pianist Courtney Bryan's music is in conversation with various musical genres, including jazz and experimental music, as well as traditional gospel, spirituals, and hymns. With degrees from Oberlin Conservatory (BM), Rutgers University (MM), and Columbia University (DMA) with advisor George Lewis, Bryan completed postdoctoral studies in the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University. Bryan is the Albert and Linda Mintz Professor of Music at Newcomb College in the School of Liberal Arts, Tulane University, Composer-in-Residence with Opera Philadelphia, and a Creative Partner with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. She was the 2018 music recipient of the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts, a 2019 Bard College Freehand Fellow, a 2019-20 recipient of the Samuel Barber Rome Prize in Music Composition, and a 2020 United States Artists Fellow.