New Orleans trumpeter Ashlin Parker joins Ranger Jon Beebe on piano and Ranger James Barry on clarinet and alto sax. Rounding out the band will be Alex Dyring on bass and Cori Walters on drums. A versatile jazz trumpeter based in New Orleans, Ashlin Parker leads the Trumpet Mafia and plays with numerous diverse ensembles, such as Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Bill Summers and Jazalsa, The Next Generation Big Band, The Original Hurricane Brass Band, Vivaz! and the Moscow-New Orleans Project. Ashlin has been leading the jazz trumpet studio in the music department at the University of New Orleans since January 2011.
Free and open to the public, sponsored by the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park.