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Jazz at the Rat featuring Herlin Riley

uptown campus
Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC)
City Diner/Der Rathskeller on the Garden Level

New Orleans-born Herlin Riley is a renowned drummer, composer, and founding member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in New York City. He has been a veteran member of the bands of Ahmad Jamal and Wynton Marsalis, and his latest album as a bandleader, New Direction, was released in 2016.
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.  
Free and open to the public. Presented by the Lagniappe Series of Newcomb-Tulane College. For more information, email, or visit
Photo by Erik Anestad.

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Open to:
Alumni,Faculty,Graduate students,Parents,Prospective undergrads,Staff,Undergraduates,Visitors

For more information contact: Melissa Weber via email to or by phone at 504-314-2829