The Kickoff Concert – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – will include solo piano from Ellis Marsalis – and a set from an all-star quartet: Herlin Riley/drums, Mitchell Player/bass, Detroit Brooks/guitar and banjo, and trumpeter Will Smith – plus special guest Dr. Michael White – plus a screening of  choice video segments with Danny and Blue Lu Barker by filmmaker Matt Martinez – and a short presentation by music journalist Gwen Thompkins about the revised edition (published in 2016) of Danny Barker’s autobiography, A Life In Jazz – also a special appearance by the Ellis Marsalis Kids – by admission –        – 1901 Bartholomew Street 70117 – (504) 940-3400.

Event Performers

Event Date

January 9, 2018 - January 9, 2018

Event Time

06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

Event Location

1901 Bartholomew St, New Orleans, LA 70117, USA