Aurora Nealand Returns to Walden School and Emmanuel Church
It is definitely that time of year when New Orleans jazz returns, with the ever-entertaining of Aurora Nealand and her sextet of accomplished jazz musicians.
An established bandleader, composer, performer and improviser, Aurora Nealand has
become a prominent force in the New Orleans music scene since she first
arrived in 2004. Combining “formal education”—a music composition
degree from Oberlin Conservatory and training at the Jacques Lecoq
School of Physical Theatre in Paris—with the “informal” experience of
playing music in the streets and clubs of New Orleans and throughout the
northern Hemisphere, Nealand has emerged as an innovative, sensitive,
and daring music creator and performer. She is most recognized for her
performance on saxophones, clarinet, and vocals and has been at the
forefront of the revival of New Orleans traditional jazz amongst the
younger generation of the city’s musicians.
Walden School hosts a concert on Friday, July 1st from 7 to 9 p.m. at the outdoor stage of the Fountain Arts Building on the Dublin School campus. Bring your chair and get ready for a toe-tappin' great time. Sunday, July 3rd finds Aurora as guest musician for the Fourth of July Service at Emmanuel Church, beginning at 9 a.m. Get there early, as she starts warming up.
Welcome back Aurora!