THIS SATURDAY:Christian Scott Quintet at Snug Harbor
Born in 1983 in New Orleans, Christian Scott has always been acutely aware of the legacy of jazz and its role within the broader context of 20th century music. He learned much of it first hand from his uncle, acclaimed saxophonist Donald Harrison. “My uncle took me back to the very beginning of the music. He taught me stuff that Buddy Bolden was playing in the early 1900s.” By the time Christian graduated at the top of the class at New Orleans Center for Creative Arts he was in his uncle's band and recorded with him at 16 years old. In 2006 Scott released Rewind That on Concord Jazz, an album that won a Grammy nomination. Anthem, released the following year, was a statement about the political and social dynamics that enabled many people to ignore the ravages of Hurricane Katrina.
Shows at 8 & 10pm
Snug showroom looking spooky. Halloween night with Walter Wolfman Washington gonna be off the hook. $10 cover!
Anyone want to win free tickets to the screening at 3:30 at Prytania Theatre today? Part of the New Orleans Film Festival! Inbox us for details!
“We all have idols,” B.B.King said. “Play like anyone you care about, but try to be yourself while you’re doing so.” King worked closely with director Jon Brewer for two years to create this powerful film telling his life story. At 88 years old, King, his family, friends, and contemporaries unveil t…