Music

TomMcDermottSITE
Tom McDermott is one of New Orleans’ premiere piano players and composers. He grew up in St. Louis, where he earned a Masters’ Degree in Music, wrote music journalism for the morning paper, and soaked up the sounds of ragtime and traditional jazz that flourished there in the 1960s and 70s. (read more)

ShotgunJazzBandFEAT
Emphasizing old New Orleans-style ensemble playing, a stomping rhythm section, and a genuine love of the hot, bluesy, no-frills melodies that once poured forth from New Orleans’ dance halls, Shotgun Jazz Band makes music that is both immediate in its influences and timeless in its appeal. Shotgun Jazz Band plays music for all ages and all occasions…(read more)

LinnziZaorskiSITE
Linnzi Zaorski
is an American jazz singer and songwriter based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Originally from central Louisiana, she moved to New Orleans in the late 1990s. One evening she stumbled upon a traditional jazz band performing at a dive bar in the French Quarter and began singing with them regularly. (read more)

HotClubOfNewOrleansFEAT
So these guys, the Hot Club of New Orleans, have challenged themselves with an awesome task: take the swing era music of Duke Ellington, Django Reinhardt, and Stephan Grappelli, retain the classic groove, avoid sounding like a museum piece and then infuse it with their own modern sensibilities. Well, the first thing is these guys can all swing like mad…(read more)

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Sophie Lee

sophienewMusician and hospitality specialist, Sophie Lee has a deep appreciation of New Orleans music and culinary culture with a strong desire to help her adopted hometown continue to recover and flourish. Lee offers 18 years of restaurant and bar experience in Chicago, Mississippi and New Orleans, including work at Belle Fourche, The Spotted Cat, Stella, the Marigny Brasserie and others. With her sultry blend of jazz and swing, reminiscent of crooners Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, Lee maintains a presence on the local music scene. She has appeared at clubs on Frenchmen Street, and at French Quarter Festival, Jazz Fest, and others. Lee and her husband, also a musician, have two children and live in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans.

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