Kyle Roussel to perform at the opening in Weimar on Oct 19, 2016

Kyle A. Roussel

Kyle Roussel is a dynamic example of a modern New Orleans musician forging his own path while collaborating with a variety of musical masters. A graduate of the famed New Orleans Center for Creative Arts and the University of New Orleans, Kyle is equally adept in the worlds of jazz, classical, funk, gospel, rhythm and blues, and rock – his diverse influences shaping his personal musical identity and providing inspiration at every turn.
Kyle currently performs all around the world, with stalwarts such as The Headhunters, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Bill Summers, Herlin Riley, Christian Scott, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Delfeayo Marsalis, Shannon Powell, and Glen David Andrews.

With his new album “Rookie of the Year” Kyle Roussel presents himself as a solo artist for the first time.

Weimar 10/20/2016 – 11/20/2016

New Orleans is one of the most important cities for the development of US American music culture. Its jazz, rhythm & blues, and other genres have influenced generations all over the world.

This photo exhibition features  images of New Orleans’ famous musicians, Jazz Funerals and Mardi Gras Indians by award-winning photographer Michael P. Smith, a.o., who captured New Orleans’ exceptional spirit for life – an ongoing sense of celebration that is deeply rooted in its unique tradition and culture. In addition the exhibition shows original objects, film and sound clips.

Poster Weimar