Thursday, October 26, 2017 -
Pianist Jesse McBride, host of Jazz at the Rat, will feature the music of composer, band leader, and pianist Duke Ellington, widely considered as one of the most influential figures in jazz and American music.
Jazz at the Rat is a series of live concerts held on selected Thursday evenings at City Diner (a.k.a. Der Rathskeller or "The Rat") at Tulane. Each edition features performances by jazz legends and rising stars, including visiting artists and New Orleans-based musicians, accompanied by students and faculty from Tulane's jazz studies program.