"a night in Treme"

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"a night in Treme"

Monday, June 13, 2011, 7:30 pm
DC Jazz Festival
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, DC

New Orleans is the birthplace of the great American brass band tradition and also of one of the first black neighborhoods in America, Treme (truh-MAY), which is the heartbeat of New Orleans and the home to Congo Square. “a night in Treme” (The Musical Majesty of New Orleans), a national touring project produced in conjunction with HBO, features the legendary Rebirth Brass Band joined by Mardi Gras Indian Chief and alto saxophonist Donald Harrison, Jr., clarinet virtuoso Dr. Michael White, funky trombonist Big Sam Williams, trumpeter James Andrews, and narrated by Wendell Pierce, star of HBO‟s Treme. 

Donald Harrison, Jr., alto saxophone and vocals
Rebirth Brass Band
Dr. Michael White, clarinet
Big Sam Williams, trombone and vocals
James Andrews, trumpet
Wendell  Pierce, narrator

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"a night in Treme" Flier

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