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Master Artists Series: Dr. Michael White

Dr. Michael White is an accomplished, multi-faceted New Orleans-based clarinetist, bandleader, composer, musicologist, jazz historian, and educator widely regarded as one of the leading authorities and culture-bearers of traditional New Orleans jazz music. He has performed in over two dozen foreign countries, played on over 50 recordings, received countless awards, made multiple national television appearances, and been featured in major media publications. Learn more>

This week, he leads our Master Artists Series at Upturn Arts.

We have had the privilege of introducing the youth of New Orleans to Dr. Michael White numerous times over the last 10 years through various programs and summer camps. It is truly an honor to be able to connect the next generation of New Orleans with an educator, historian, and musician like Dr. Michael White. Check out his latest album release, Tricentennial Rag on Basin Street Records.

Dr. Michael White is also included in the 300 for 300 project marking the tricentennial of New Orleans featured on

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