Meet the Jazz Orchestra

                                Adonis Rose             Artistic Director + Founding Member 
Ed Peterson             Founding Member
Victor Atkins           Founding Member
Leon Brown            Founding Member

Band Members

Jeronne Ansari

 Trevarri Huff-Boone

Johnathan Butler

Barney Floyd

 Steve Glenn

 Nayo Jones

 Khari Allen Lee

 Amina Michele

 Ricardo Pascal

 Ashlin Parker

Ari Teitel

Gerald Watkins Jr.

 Michael Watson

The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra was formed in 2002 and was designed to celebrate and fortify the American Jazz portfolio while providing infrastructure for developing the New Orleans Jazz Industry. Led by Artistic Director Adonis Rose, this 20-piece big band has an ever-increasing repertoire that exemplifies the influence of Jazz as the grandfather of all modern American music. NOJO has headlined all of America’s major performing arts venues and clubs and produced the first local, ticketed Jazz Concert Series in the history of New Orleans. 

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The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Mission

To continue and strengthen the legacy of Jazz throughout local and global communities by providing access to unparalleled performances, creative gathering places, and authentic community engagement.

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The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra is a registered 501(c)(3) organization.




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