8.04 Clarinet Road @ The Newport Jazz Festival

By Evan / June 4, 2017

​What an honor it was to bring a band to the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival. I think the last New Orleans clarinetist to be featured there was George Lewis, 60 years ago in 1957! Enjoy this gallery of images taken by April Renae.

The 2017 Newport Jazz Festival

I am honored to be a part of the Newport Family this year. This ClarinetRoad performance will boast New Orleans A-Listers and some East Coast ringers for some added brass. We'll show them that the New Orleans clarinet tradition is alive and well!

Place: Newport Jazz Festival
Date & Time: Friday, Aug. 4, 2017
Line-Up: Evan Christopher (clarinets)
David Torkanowsky (piano)
Roland Guerin (bass)
Shannon Powell (drums)
Jon-Erik Kellso & Leon Brown (trumpets)
John Allred & Jason Jackson (trombones)

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