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Katrina-inspired jazz concert features some of New Orleans' greatest

January 29, 2010

Music professor and jazz saxophonist Tony Dagradi will perform an evening of jazz at Loyola University New Orleans alongside New Orleans jazz musicians Simon Lott, drums, David Torkanowsky, piano, and George Porter Jr., electric bass and vocals, in a concert titled, “Fleur Debris – When the Water Receded.”

The performance takes place Thursday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m., in Satchmo’s Jazz Café, located on the lower level of Loyola’s Danna Student Center. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for non-Loyola students and Loyola faculty and staff. Loyola students are admitted free. Tickets are available online at www.montage.loyno.edu or at the door Thursday night.

“Fleur Debris – When the Water Receded,” is based on an album currently in the works by the quartet that features original compositions and jazz standards inspired by Hurricane Katrina.

For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Sean Snyder in Loyola’s Office of Public Affairs at smsnyder@loyno.edu or call 504-861-5882.

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