Ashlin Parker Quintet

@ Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro

Friday September 22, 2023

07:00 PM - 11:00 pm

A versatile jazz trumpeter based in New Orleans, Ashlin Parker is sought after for big band, small ensemble, and solo performances.  He has played with various ensembles at jazz festivals and clubs in over 20 countries around the world.

Ashlin leads the rising contemporary collective Trumpet Mafia and plays regularly with ensembles from New Orleans, such as the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO), Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Bill Summers & Jazsalsa, and formerly held the trumpet position in the late, great Ellis Marsalis Quintet. He has also played with notable musicians such as Ellis Marsalis Jr, Jason Marsalis, Delfeayo Marsalis, Herlin Riley, Roland Guerin, Leroy Jones, Derek Douget, Adonis Rose, Dr. John, Karl Denson, Igor Butman, and Nicholas Payton, as well as vocalists Rafael Saadiq, the O’Jays, Anthony Hamilton, PJ Morton, Aretha Franklin, Quiana Lynell, Tiffany Austin, and Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Ashlin appears on more than 30 albums with other musicians and has featured solos on albums such as the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra’s Songs: The Music of Allen Toussaint (2019) and Live at Newport (2017), Tiffany Austin’s Unbroken (2018), Ellis Marsalis’ Ellis Marsalis Quintet plays Ellis Marsalis (2017), and Jason Marsalis’ Heirs of the Crescent City (2016).  In addition to teaching private lessons and leading master classes at many high schools, colleges, and universities throughout the U.S., Ashlin teaches children and teenagers at the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music, applied jazz trumpet lessons at the University of New Orleans, and serves as a Professor of Practice at Tulane University.

Honors include sharing in the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble for the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra’s debut album, Book One. Trumpet Mafia won the OffBeat Magazine’s 2017 Best of the Beat Award: Emerging Artist of the Year. Ashlin also won the French Quarter Festival’s 2018 Spirit of Satchmo Award for his musical contributions to New Orleans.

Tonight, we are excited to welcome Ashlin back to the Snug stage as he presents the Ashlin Parker Quintet. 

Friday September 22, 2023

7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

All Ages

Cover: $30.00

Ashlin Parker Quintet at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro NOLA, New Orleans, Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro