Byron Stripling, conductor
Get caught up in the spirit of Mardi Gras with a night of hot, steamy, New Orleans jazz. The good times roll with music from New Orleans natives like Fats Domino, Mahalia Jackson, and Louis Armstrong. From street parades in the French Quarter to late night jams in the city’s famed clubs, this party transforms into an unforgettable Mardi Gras Celebration with Byron Stripling leading the parade!
A powerhouse trumpeter, gifted with a soulful voice and a charismatic onstage swagger, Byron Stripling has delighted audiences internationally. As a soloist with the Boston Pops Orchestra, Stripling has performed frequently under the baton of Keith Lockhart, as well as being a featured soloist on the PBS television special, “Evening at Pops,” with conductors John Williams and Lockhart.