Calvin Johnson presents “Calvin Johnson with Strings: Winter Wonder Jam – a Benefit for the New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity”, a Christmas concert featuring Calvin as bandleader and playing saxophone with a jazz quartet and six-piece string section.The band will perform Christmas songs with New Orleans jazz flavor. In addition, Trinity Episcopal Church’s own Albinas Prizgintas will be joining Calvin for a duet, along with special guests Glen David Andrews and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band!
There will be a live radio and online broadcast via WWOZ. This concert is Calvin’s holiday gift to New Orleans, and a big “thank you” to New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity for all they have done for this city and for the music community. The concert is free and open to the public. Representatives from NOAHH will make a request for donations during the program, and 100% of these donations will go directly to Habitat. This event is partially sponsored by OffBeat Magazine. Event artwork by Lyla Clayre Art & Illustration (lylaclayre.com).