MON.02-30.MAR Clarinet Road: Piano Duos at Chickie Wah Wah 

 February 18, 2020

By  Evan

About This Event:

​David Torkanowsky, Tom McDermott and Kris Tokarski are the featured pianists for a weekly duo series at Chickie Wah Wah. The ​famed Mid-City listening room hosts this Clarinet Road residency for the five Mondays in March.

Seating will be limited for this series, but advance reservations are possible here.


​Mondays in March, 2020 ​

​All shows start 7:30pm


​Chickie Wah Wah

​2626 Canal St.

New Orleans, LA 7011​9


Clarinet Road

Featuring ​Evan Christopher, ​clarinet

​David Torkanowsky, piano (3/2 & 3/​16)

​Tom McDermott, ​piano (3/9 & 3/23)

​Kris Tokarski, piano & Benny Amon, drums (3/30)



$​15 Online or ​at the door


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Yes!! This Tuesday evening, my one-year ban from Mona's Bar N.Y.C. ends and I will perform in Dennis Lichtman’s absence! No, it was never proven that the clarinet-coup last November was “planned” by me (it was *not*!), but witness accounts and cellphone video evidence showed that I instigated and incited a takeover by no less than seven additional clarinetists (six pictured here). Related charges included weaponization of the altissimo register, gratuitous use of Eb7, nearly a full octave above where the clarinet can or should be played safely (think 90s Mariah Carey… not good), discrimination against saxophonists in attendance, and aggressive use of background riffs to harass players into taking longer solos. It has been a long year, I have learned from my mistakes and I promise to try to be on my best behavior. I thank the musicians in advance for giving me another chance. ... See MoreSee Less
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