Northwestern University Jazz Orchestra: Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler (Let the Good Times Roll)
70 Arts Circle Drive, Chicago, IL, 60208 | directions
Victor Goines and Jarrard Harris, conductors; Don Vappie, banjo, guitar, and vocals
February 13 is Mardi Gras, so the Northwestern University Jazz Orchestra celebrates “Fat Tuesday” and New Orleans—the Crescent City—with new arrangements of famous Mardi Gras compositions. For this concert, the Jazz Orchestra welcomes New Orleans jazz artist Don Vappie, a banjoist, bassist, guitarist, and composer/arranger. Vappie has performed with artists including Peggy Lee, Carol Channing, Wynton Marsalis, Eric Clapton, and Bette Midler, and made appearances at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and on National Public Radio.
Feb 13, 2018
Free parking is available in the parking structure just south of Pick-Staiger. Wheelchair accessible parking is in the same lot. Note that a university parking permit is required in this lot until 4 p.m. on weekdays.
The main lobby entrance for concerts is on the west side of the building (revolving and regular doors).
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