Welcome to docsdrummingworld.com Looking for a free concert given by New Orleans musicians who have been playing music together for years? Well, you've come to the right place and this website is for you! "Doc" Wagner and friends are featured in several bands and music videos posted come from live concerts that have been recorded for your enjoyment.
The bands are available for hire, they perform at festivals, special events, weddings, libraries, retirement communities and just about wherever they are invited to play.
Sit back and ENJOY. We thank all the musicians who dedicate themselves to weekly rehearsals and then share their time, talent and love of music with our community. What a gift!
Hope to see you at one of the live upcoming performances posted below!
Sarah & Frank Wagner
RECENT VIDEOS POSTED
On September 28th, the Crescent City Big Band played for the folks at THE BLAKE, Assisted Living in Harahan, LA. Videos have now been posted and once you watch them, you will see why they want the band back whenever possible. Truly a great night for the band's vocalist, Cindy Van Duyne and all the musicians.
The Jerusalem Shrine Jazz Orchestra made their way over to the Westbank Regional Library, in Harvey, LA, on Tuesday, July 18th. Videos are now posted and you do not want to miss these. The band was at its very best and the audience responded enthusiastically. Vocalist and trombone player, April Tortorich was outstanding and audience appreciated her along with song selections. You will certainly enjoy the solo performances...too many to name, but it's all just waiting for you. Just go to the top of this page and click on the tab "SHRINE JAZZ ORCHESTRA.
Thank you for visiting this website!
UPCOMING PERFORMANCES (Mark your calendar)
Shrine Jazz Orchestra will perform at Inspired Living, Kenner, 3801 Loyola Dr., Kenner, LA on Tuesday, October 24th, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Crescent City Big Band will perform at Our Lady of Wisdom Healthcare, 5600 General DeGaulle Dr., New Orleans, LA 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Crescent City Big Band will travel to Algiers, LA on Wednesday, November 1st and for the first time, play music for the "Wednesdays on the Point" event. Bring your lawn chair or blanket to the park across the street from Holy Name of Mary Catholic church located at 400 Verret St., New Orleans, LA. Gonna be fun!!! There is plenty of parking in the church parking lot. 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The Shrine Jazz Orchestra will be at Laketown Village, 1600 Joe Yenni Blvd. on Tuesday, November 14th, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Crescent City Big Band will be at the Eastbank Regional Library, 4747 West Napoleon Ave., Metairie, LA on Thursday, November 30th, 7:00p.m. - 8:00 pm.
Crescent City Big Band will share Christmas cheer at Copeland Tower Living, Thursday, December 7th, 2601 Severn Ave., Metairie, LA 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Stay tuned for details!
Last performance for 2023 will be: Crescent City Big Band at West Bank Regional Public Library, 2751 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, LA on SUNDAY, December 17th, 2p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Library staff serving hot chocolate for this special Christmas program.