MARQUEE EVENT- Astral Project 5/10/2019

May10 Master drummer John Vidacovich continues to direct the rhythmic ebb and flow of the music as only he can. A brilliant soloist and highly sensitive accompanist, he plays with a command of dynamics, distinctive melodic accents and effervescent swing. On bass, James Singleton is a conduit of pure energy. His solid rhythmic concept and…

Nutria 4/19/2019

APR19 Nutria performs genre-bending contemporary jazz compositions with an emphasis on collective improvisation. Their music creatively explores jazz, chamber music and traditional music of the African diaspora and Eastern Europe. These influences are eloquently expressed through the New Orleans jazz and groove traditions that are an essential part of their musical lineage. Nutria has toured…

Seth Finch Trio 4/12/2019

APR12 Pianist, Seth Finch, is a Junior at Baton Rouge Magnet High School and has held the first chair in piano at the Louisiana All-State Jazz Band and EBR All Parish Jazz Band since his freshman year.  Last summer Seth toured Europe as part of the National Youth Orchestra for Jazz at Carnegie Hall. Led…

Extended Trio 3/29/2019

MAR29 The group’s debut LP from the spring of 2017, released on Breakfast-4-Dinner records, has received praise for its distinctive compositions and dynamic group interplay. As stated by Geraldine Wycliffe from Offbeat Magazine, “these three musicians sound as if they were destined to play with each other. Their interactions, improvisations and the seamless way their…

Noruz 3/21/2019

MAR21 Noruz was formed in 2013 by bassist Amina Michele Scott and trumpeter Cyrus Nabipoor. The group is a jazz fusion sextet with Influence and inspiration drawn from heavyweights such as, the Headhunters, Miles Davis’ Electric Band and modern giants, Snarky Puppy and the Robert Glasper Experiment. Equally adept in the studio as on the…

MARQUEE EVENT- John Riley Quartet 3/15/2019

MAR15 World renowned drummer and educator, John Riley, joins Mike Esneault (p), Bill Grimes (b) and Brad Walker (s) for an explosive night of musical expression. This special night of music may never be repeated and is a Chorum Hall exclusive. The group will perform compositions derived from John’s extensive work with the world’s greatest…

Joe Ashlar Organ Trio & Guest 3/8/2019

MAR8 Pianist and organist Joe Ashlar has been performing music professionally around the US and internationally since age ten.  He has studied with Barry Harris, Dave Santoro, Bruce Barth and Dr. Lonnie Smith.  After leading his own bands and becoming a sought after sideman in the northeast, Joe moved to New Orleans in 2007 to…

Simon Lott Trio 3/1/2019

MAR1 Simon is one of Baton Rouge’s great young artists at the cutting edge of jazz. His trio presents a dynamic interplay of jazz and classical themes that inspire and captivate the art form. Peter Harris (Bass) and Seth Finch (piano), join Simon (drums) for a visceral experience of musical expression. TICKETS