Arts & Culture
4:24 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Clarinetist Dr. Michael White Leads New Orleans Jazz Into 21st Century

Dr. Michael White and his Original Liberty Jazz Band play authentic New Orleans traditional jazz as well as any ensemble on the planet. Their combination of deep knowledge of the tradition, top-notch musicianship, spontaneity, contemporary relevance and passion makes for an exhilarating listening experience — whether live or recorded.

Witness Michael White's latest CD,  "Adventures in New Orleans Jazz: Part 2" — which hit the jazz radio charts right out of the box this summer and eventually garnered airplay on over 100 stations. WWNO's Fred Kasten has more...

To find out more about Dr. Michael White and "Adventures in New Orleans Jazz: Part 2" please click here: http://www.offbeat.com/2012/06/01/dr-michael-white-adventures-in-new-orleans-jazz-part-2-basin-street-records/

This interview with Dr. Michael White was made possible in part thanks to support from the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, which presents the live interview series "Talkin' Jazz with Fred Kasten" on the last Friday afternoon of each month at 2 p.m. in the third floor auditorium at the Old U.S. Mint.

The series continues with Fred's interview of jazz guitarist and educator Steve Masakowski, Friday, Nov. 30.