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JAZZ AT THE SANDBAR

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Fall 2022 Series

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Wednesdays in October  7:00PM  
@ The Cove at UNO 

UPCOMING  EVENTS

  • Nov 16, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM CST
    The Sandbar @ The Cove at UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
    From the first time he picked up a saxophone, Roger Lewis began betting on a career as a musician. The now 80 year old New Orleans native has been playing as a founding member of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, formed in 1977. | $10 Admission
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  • Nov 09, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM CST
    The Sandbar @ The Cove at UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
    Byron Asher is a clarinetist and saxophonist, composer and improviser based in New Orleans. Raised in Maryland, he has performed across Europe and the US and is adjunct faculty at UNO. | $10 Admission
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  • Nov 02, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM CDT
    The Sandbar @ The Cove at UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
    Gerald French is from one of the pioneering families of New Orleans jazz and is known as “The Giant” for his own original style of drumming, which has taken him all over the world performing many types of music. 2022 marks his 10th year as bandleader for the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band. | $10
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  • Oct 30, 2022, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM CDT
    The Maison , 508 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    New Orleans is a drummer’s town. But in this town full of first class drummers, Herlin Riley is “the” drummer. The Baron of the Boom Boom. The Pulse that keeps the life flowing through any body of work.
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  • Oct 26, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM CDT
    The Sandbar @ The Cove at UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
    Dubbed "one of the most exciting pianists in contemporary jazz" by The Guardian, pianist & composer Lynne Arriale’s career is graced by a love of melody and a joy of musical discovery. We welcome Lynne back to New Orleans for her first guest teaching artist week in partnership with SouthArts. | $10
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  • Oct 23, 2022, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM CDT
    The Maison, 508 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    Trumpeter Will Smith was introduced to jazz at an early age by his older sister, civil rights activist and longtime early Jazz Fest and Preservation Hall staffer, Dodie Smith-Simmons, and his brother-in-law, fellow trumpeter John "Kid" Simmons, who would take him almost nightly to Preservation Hall.
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  • Oct 19, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM CDT
    The Sandbar @ The Cove at UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
    Raised in a musical family - his father a great lover of jazz & classical music, his mother, a blues & zydeco bass player - Roland Guerin began playing bass at the age of 11. While studying Marketing at Southern University, Guerin joined legendary jazz educator Alvin Batiste’s band. | $10 Admission
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  • Oct 16, 2022, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    The Maison , 508 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    Born & raised in New Orleans, Ronell Johnson is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist specializing in Traditional New Orleans Jazz. With trombone as his principal instrument, Ronell's style of playing is greatly influenced by legendary trombonist James "Trummy" Young of the Louis Armstrong Jazz Band.
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  • Oct 12, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM CDT
    The Sandbar @ The Cove at UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
    Saxophonist and educator Brent Rose has been quietly making waves in the New Orleans music scene for more than a decade now. A 2021 Grammy Award winner (with the New Orleans Nightcrawlers), current professor & Chair of the UNO School of Music, bandleader of several groups. | $10 Admission
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  • Oct 09, 2022, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM CDT
    The Maison , 508 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    Classic jazz trumpeter Duke Heitger is known for his warm sound, virtuosity, and unwavering musicality. While renowned on the international scene, performing & recording around the world, he reigns as one of the longest tenured bandleaders in New Orleans appearing regularly on the Steamboat Natchez.
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  • Oct 05, 2022, 7:00 PM CDT – Oct 06, 2022, 2:55 PM CDT
    The Sandbar @ The Cove at UNO , 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
    Jason is the son of pianist and music educator Ellis Marsalis Jr and his wife Dolores, and the youngest sibling of Wynton, Branford and Delfeayo. Together, the four brothers and their patriarch Ellis, comprise New Orleans' venerable first family of jazz. | $10 Admission | Free for Students & Staff
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  • Oct 02, 2022, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM CDT
    The Maison , 508 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    Don Vappie is a world renowned jazz musician and bandleader from New Orleans. He leads the Creole Jazz Serenaders, a classic New Orleans jazz orchestra, as well as his various jazz and R&B combos. He has produced and recorded numerous albums and film soundtracks, and is star of a PBS documentary.
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  • May 11, 2022, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM CDT
    The Sandbar @ The Cove at UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
    Join us tonight for the semester's end to hear UNO school of music students' growth as they present their Jazz Studies spring recitals to close out our Spring 2022 season! Free Admission
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  • May 04, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM CDT
    The Sandbar @ The Cove at UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
    2021's rising jazz star of the year Emmet Cohen, with a handful of piano awards already under his belt, is now a Mack Avenue recording artist and tours with greats such as Ron Carter, Christian McBride, and New Orleans' own Herlin Riley. $10 Admission
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  • Apr 27, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM CDT
    The Sandbar @ The Cove at UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
    Victor Goines is a native of New Orleans, and has been a member of NYC's Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Wynton Marsalis Septet since 1993, touring the world and recording more than 20 albums. Currently, he is the Director of Jazz Studies at Chicago's Northwestern University. $10 Admission
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  • Apr 20, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM CDT
    The Sandbar @ The Cove at UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
    We welcome trumpeter Ashlin Parker back to UNO this season, where he is always a favorite instructor among students and performer among audiences at his alma mater. $10 Admission
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  • Apr 13, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM CDT
    The Sandbar @ The Cove at UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
    Jazz @ The Sandbar is proud to present renowned Kentucky-raised, New Orleans-schooled pianist and composer Jon Cowherd of the famed Louisiana-bred Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band as a guest teaching artist this season with his Mercy Project. $10 Admission
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  • Apr 06, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM CDT
    The Sandbar @ The Cove at UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
    Jazz @ The Sandbar is proud to present New Orleans native and UNO school of music alumni, bassist Jasen Weaver, on his return home from his new residency in Belgium, as a featured guest teaching artist for this season's series. $10 Admission
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