Butch Thompson's New Orleans Jazz Originals

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Wharton Center
250 Hannah Administration Building, East Lansing, MI 48824
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

In a career spanning over 40 years, Grammy Award-winning pianist and clarinetist Butch Thompson has worked with countless musicians around the world and earned a worldwide reputation as a classic jazz and ragtime master. The New Orleans Jazz Originals is a carefully assembled all-star lineup chosen from today's top players. In keeping with the spontaneous nature of this music, the band makes no attempt to copy classic performances; instead, these musicians are steeped in the language of jazz, and perform a variety of marches, blues, stomps, rags, and gospel music - a cross section of the New Orleans jazz tradition that reflects its leader's lifelong dedication. Free preview lecture, discussions presented by industry experts that provide unique insight on performances, held 45 minutes prior to performance in the Festival Lobby, near the Pasant Theatre's concession area.

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