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Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra
As an acclaimed trombonist, composer, and producer, Delfeayo Marsalis has also dedicated his prolific career to music theatre and education. Along with the Marsalis family of musicians including his father Ellis, the artist was destined to a life in music.
Marsalis has toured internationally with jazz legends such as Ray Charles, Art Blakey, Max Roach, Elvin Jones and Slide Hampton, as well as leading his own groups.
At the age of 17, Marsalis began his career as a producer and has to date produced over 120 recordings garnering one Grammy award and several nominations.
In 2008, he formed the Uptown Jazz Orchestra, a highly entertaining ensemble that focuses on maintaining important jazz traditions such as riff playing, New Orleans polyphony and spontaneous arrangements.
Delfeayo also formed the Uptown Music Theatre in 2000. A non-profit organization that empowers youth through musical theatre training. He has written sixteen musicals to date based on historical and/or uniting the community. In addition, he has composed over 90 songs that help introduce kids to jazz through musical theatre and has reached over 5,000 students nationally with his Swinging with the Cool School soft introduction to jazz workshops.
Marsalis has a dual Bachelor’s degree in Music performance and Production from Berklee College of Music, and a Masters in Jazz Performance from the University of Louisville. A Doctorate has also been conferred from the New England College.
5:00pm Doors Open
Platinum (Front Row) section: $150/person tables for 2 or 4
Ultra VIP section: $125/person tables for 2 or 4
VIP section: $100/person tables for 2 or 4; $35 single barstool seats
General Seating section: $35/person tables for 2 or 4; $25 single barstool seats
Booths for 4 People: $600
1 ENTRÉE PURCHASE PER PERSON IS REQUIRED (a $10 surcharge will be added if no entrée is purchased, there are no drink minimums)
All sales are final, but if for any reason show is canceled all purchases will be refunded.
Must be 21 years old to drink alcoholic beverages.
No outside beverages are allowed.