Client New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO) will study Jelly Roll Morton “in five dimensions” to kick off the first jazz concert season in recent New Orleans memory. Rumored to have introduced himself with, “I invented jazz,” JRM put an edge into his lyrics long before parental advisory labels.
Tickets for the October 23rd and 24th shows at the New Orleans Jazz Market are available here. NOJO’s new home is one of the reasons the New York Times named New Orleans one of its 52 Places to Go in 2015.
Here’s Goldman Sachs on the New Orleans Jazz Market, an anchor in the Oretha Castle Haley revitalization: