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Thursday Night Jazz

Thursday Night Jazz, supported by a grant from Newcomb-Tulane College, is a new on-campus music series and a revamp of the long-running Department of Music’s “Jazz At the Rat” program. Featured veteran jazz performers from the New Orleans music scene will be brought in each semester and perform along with the Jazz Program’s combos and big band.

Events will be in the Recital Hall of Dixon Annex, 7-9pm, and  free and open to students and the general public.


October 17 - Topsy Chapman

November 21 - Johnny Vidacovich Trio

November 11 - The Music of Dr. John

December 5 - The Music of Mary Lou Williams


The Music Department welcomes all students, teachers, administrators and the general public to attend these events and celebrate our Jazz Program students. No tickets or RSVP necessary.


Archive of Previous Performances


For more information about the Lagniappe Series, contact 504-314-2829 or