Traditional Jazz

Brice Miller

Sat, 09/02/23
Brice Miller wears many hats in the New Orleans music landscape, most notably as a trumpeter and vocalist in several popular jazz bands, and also as a music educator and entrepreneur. The Grammy-nominated Miller was born in the Crescent City into a musical family; his fathe... Read more

Leslie Martin

Wed, 08/23/23
Leslie Martin, a native of Chauvin, Louisiana, is a fluid and adaptable pianist at home as both a bandleader and a sideman, performing capably across genres ranging from jazz to Cajun, to country to rock. He has played with a host of high-powered artists including Pete Foun... Read more

Mahogany Hall Jazz Band

Thu, 08/17/23
Mahogany Hall Jazz Band holds down the musical fort at one of the city’s most sparkling clubs dedicated to the traditional New Orleans jazz style. Clarinetist and educator Tom Fischer leads this cast of all-star musicians, all veterans who bring their A game to every show. Read more

Chris Christy Band

Thu, 08/17/23
The Chris Christy Band offers a lively take on the traditional New Orleans jazz sound. The sextet can be found at the Balcony at the U. S. Mint, at the Spotted Cat, or at other trad jazz venues and stages around the city.  Read more

Tim Laughlin

Mon, 08/14/23
Tim Laughlin is a clarinetist of the highest caliber, an expert in the New Orleans traditional jazz idiom who keeps it fresh with a hefty roster of originals and fresh takes on the standards. Laughlin was 15 when he played his first gig on clarinet (on a Mardi Gras float, n... Read more

James Andrews

Tue, 08/08/23
Trumpeter James Andrews grew up in New Orleans’ historic Treme neighborhood and carries the soulful sounds of the street with his own group, The Crescent City All-Stars, or jamming with the latest brass band. Andrews was born in 1969 amidst a very musical family. His grandf... Read more

Panorama Jazz Band

Tue, 08/08/23
The Panorama Jazz Band, and its larger counterpart, the Panorama Brass Band, interweave classic New Orleans traditional jazz with thick strands of Jewish klezmer, Creole bigiunes from Martinique, South American jazz and folk tunes, and other international music to create a ... Read more

Preservation Legacy Band

Tue, 08/08/23

Preservation All-Stars

Tue, 08/08/23

Mari Watanabe

Tue, 08/08/23
Mari Watanabe is a gifted pianist, composer, and arranger who leads her Chosen Few Jazz Band with dynamic energy and crisp musicianship. Watanabe began studying music in her native Japan at the age of five, and knew early on that New Orleans traditional jazz was her passion... Read more

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