NEW ORLEANS & BEYOND: Tom McDermott, Michelle Jacques, and Michaelle Goerlitz

The Emerald Tablet is proud to present a special evening of New Orleans jazz! Please join us on Sunday, July 27th at 7:30pm as we host Tom McDermott, Michelle Jacque, and Michaelle Goerlitz.

Tom McDermottTom McDermott is a New Orleans composer and pianist who explores a broad range of styles. A longtime resident of the Crescent City, he made a musical appearance on the HBO series “Treme”, as well as additional musical contributions to the show. His latest CD, produced by Van Dyke Parks, has gotten rave reviews from the New York Times, and a 4-star review from Downbeat Magazine.

Michelle JacquesMichelle Jacques, vocalist and founder of CHELLE! And Friends and Juke Joint A Cappella, is a native of New Orleans who has made the Bay Area her home. She has shared the stage with artists such as Susana Baca, Ray Charles and the Manhattan Transfer, among others. She has been the recipient of “best contemporary a cappella award” in 1992, and received an Individual Artist grant from the city of Oakland in 2008.

Image-4714795-130372824-3-WebSmall_0_82edc9938b400d2f24e4948770c46a48_1-1Michaelle Goerlitz has lent her percussion skills to a variety of Bay Area groups since 1980, from Brazilian to jazz, Afro Cuban & all things in between. A founding member of Wild Mango, she currently plays with the VNote Ensemble and Ojala.

Together, they’ll present an evening of music from New Orleans & Beyond! Check out this clip of McDermott in Sienna:

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Sunday July 21. Doors 7:00 pm. Show 7:30 pm.
$15-20 suggested donation. Nobody turned away for lack of funds.
Delicious complimentary food.

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