Wednesday, July 15, 2009 7:30 PM
Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse
Summer Scoops Live with The Wall Street Journal
Ticket price: $30
Take 25% off an engaging discussion between trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard, singer Tammy Lynn, founder of Ponderosa Stomp Ira “Dr. Ike” Padnos, and The Wall Street Journal’s Larry Blumenfeld, titled Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans? Use promotion code “TH25” to receive this special discount when buying online or over the phone, and students can use “STUWSJ25.”
Some of the best musicians New Orleans has to offer, including trumpeter and film composer Terence Blanchard (Cadillac Records, When the Levees Broke), gather to tell the city's untold stories, and to discuss the fight to preserve art and culture in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Singer Tammy Lynn and Ira "Dr. Ike" Padnos, founder of Ponderosa Stomp, an annual festival dedicated to promoting American roots music, join the conversation with Larry Blumenfeld, who writes about jazz for The Wall Street Journal. A live performance by the Terence Blanchard Quartet concludes the evening.