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Faculty Concert: A Taste of NOLA—The Traditional Music of New Orleans

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Special to the News Nov. 28, 2023

On December 2 from 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm, inspired by a recent visit to New Orleans, faculty members Tad Hitchcock and Valerie Walton will present “A Taste of NOLA,” featuring songs from the period of jazz history that still has such a profound influence in New Orleans today. These are songs made famous by Louis Armstrong, King Oliver, Danny Barker and more.

The ensemble will include Tad Hitchcock on guitar, vocals, and banjo; Valerie Walton on saxophone and clarinet; and additional guest musicians Anne Linders, trumpet; Dan Fox, trombone; Matthew Berlin, bass; and Jon Kraus, washboard.  The concert will be held at the Winchester Community Music School at 407 Highland Ave.  For more information, see:  https://www.winchestermusic.org/ 

Admission is free; join us in person in Nichols Hall or watch live on the WCMS YouTube channel or Facebook page.

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