Revolutionary Snake Ensemble Mardi Gras Party with special guests Amadee Castenell and Henri Smith tickets: $22, students $17. For information: 617-395-7757, http://www.regattabarjazz.com
Revolutionary Snake Ensemble returns to Regattabar for the party that is a Boston Mardi Gras tradition. The evening will feature New Orleans veteran saxophonist Amadee Castenell, whose numerous credits include Dr. John, The Neville Bros, Allen Toussaint, Elvis Costello, and many others.* Also joining the band for several pieces will be electrifying vocalist & New Orleans legend Henri Smith.
Revolutionary Snake Ensemble is Tom Hall (tenor sax), Ken Field (alto sax), Jerry Sabatini (trumpet), David Harris (trombone & tuba), Blake Newman (bass) and Phil Neighbors (drums). Further information on RSE can be found at http://www.RevolutionarySnakeEnsemble.org
[*Due to illness, Charles Neville, who was initially on the bill, is unable to appear.]