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The High Society New Orleans Jazz Band
Birdland Theater
Thu, Jun 27 Open: 4:30 pm | Show: 5:30 pm
Thu, Jul 4 Open: 4:30 pm | Show: 5:30 pm
Thu, Jul 11 Open: 4:30 pm | Show: 5:30 pm
Thu, Jul 18 Open: 4:30 pm | Show: 5:30 pm
Thu, Jul 25 Open: 4:30 pm | Show: 5:30 pm
Thu, Aug 1 Open: 4:30 pm | Show: 5:30 pm
Thu, Aug 8 Open: 4:30 pm | Show: 5:30 pm
Thu, Aug 15 Open: 4:30 pm | Show: 5:30 pm
Thu, Aug 22 Open: 4:30 pm | Show: 5:30 pm
Thu, Aug 29 Open: 4:30 pm | Show: 5:30 pm
Thu, Sep 5 Open: 4:30 pm | Show: 5:30 pm
Thu, Sep 19 Open: 4:30 pm | Show: 5:30 pm
Thu, Sep 26 Open: 4:30 pm | Show: 5:30 pm
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Description

Led by veteran trumpeter Simon Wettenhall and Grammy winning pianist Conal Fowkes, The High Society New Orleans Jazz Band are a New Orleans style Jazz band which for decades have been Woody Allen’s band of choice for his movies, concert tours and weekly performances.

The band have appeared on all the premiere concert stages of Europe and the United States. Band members have appeared in and provided music for Woody Allen movies including: Wild Man Blues, Sweet and Lowdown, Midnight in Paris, Blue Jasmine, Cafe Society, Magic In The Moonlight, and A Rainy Day In New York.

Their driving sound is a testament to the ongoing relevance of New Orleans Jazz and they have an international fan base to prove it. Loved by critics and jazz aficionados alike, they have attracted Jazz icons like Chick Corea, Marian McPartland, Diana Krall and many others who sat in with the band during its twenty year residency at the Cafe Carlyle.

Conal Fowkes (piano/vocals co-leader)
Simon Wettenhall (trumpet/vocals co-leader)
Tom Abbott (clarinet)
Harvey Tibbs (trombone)
Josh Dunn (banjo)
Brian Nalepka (bass/vocals)
Kevin Dorn (drums)