Join us on Thursday, August 16 at 2pm for Adonis Rose's Prodigy Project. Free and open to the public, sponsored by the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park.
About Adonis Rose:
Adonis Rose has played with esteemed Grammy-winning Jazz artists including trumpet legend Wynton Marsalis, vocalist Dianne Reeves and Jazz/Pop entertainer Harry Connick, Jr. Not limited to the Jazz genre, Rose has performed with the rap group Public Enemy, soul diva Chacka Khan, and the late Gerald Levert.
Even before graduating high school, Rose refined his skills at the New Orleans Center of Creative Arts (NOCCA), jamming with the likes of Clyde Kerr, who headed the jazz program at NOCCA, as well as Nicholas Payton, winner of the 1997 Grammy for Best Jazz Instrumental, Solo. Rose has released five recordings as a leader and has toured and recorded with trumpeter Nicholas Payton, Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, pianist Ellis Marsalis, and Harry Connick, Jr. He also created and played the drum arrangements for Spike Lee’s HBO documentary, When The Levees Broke: A Requiem In Four Acts.