Wed, Apr 06|
The Sandbar @ The Cove at UNO
JAZZ @ THE SANDBAR: Jasen Weaver
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
Time & Location
Apr 06, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM CDT
The Sandbar @ The Cove at UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
About The Event
Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, Jasen Weaver is one of the most in demand bassists in his hometown and abroad. Under the tutelage of world-renowned musicians such as Donald Harrison Jr. and Jason Marsalis, Weaver has become a respected component of the New Orleans jazz community. In June 2021, he obtained his master’s degree in jazz performance from the Koninklijk Conservatorium in Brussels and was named as the recipient of the Toots Thielemans Jazz Award.
A graduate of the prestigious New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) as well as the University of New Orleans, Jasen was positioned to be an impact player in the New Orleans music scene from a very young age. Weaver has toured in Europe, Australia, South Africa, Honduras, Japan and many cities in the United States. As a bandleader, Jasen released his debut album, “The Voscoville” in March 2018 and made his first appearance at the world famous New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival that same year. He has also made a name for himself as a recording artist having appeared on albums by Dee Dee Bridgewater, Joe Dyson, Dr. John, Jason Marsalis, the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, and many more.
Jasen is currently living in Brussels, Belgium, and is a member of ensembles led by Belgian pianist Joachim Caffonnette and Spanish guitarist Toni Mora.
Sets at 7:00pm and 8:30pm.
Admission is $10 at the door | All Ages
THE SANDBAR is LOCATED at 100 Founders Rd. at "The Cove" on the campus of the University of New Orleans. (Enter from 2000 Lakeshore Drive)