The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame presents a Mardi Gras bash at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 2011, at the Jazz Depot, 111 E. First Street (Upper Level) in Tulsa, OK.
Mary Cogan is the entertainment for Mardi Gras 2011. Joining Cogan will be Shelby Eicher (mandolin and violin), Pat Savage and Ron Morgan, as well as a surprise musical guest. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. King Cake and New Orleans Gumbo will be served and participants are encouraged to wear masks and costumes. For tickets, call Bettie at (918) 281-8609 or go online to http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?organ_val=2762&pid=6962783. Doors will open at 7 p.m.
At 5 p.m. Sunday, March 6, 2011, jazz vocalist Cynthia Simmons plans an evening of the “Songs I Love to Sing” highlighting many of her favorite jazz standards, including My Funny Valentine, Cry Me a River, Mood Indigo, Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me and more. Joining Simmons is special guest vocalist Pam Crosby and trumpeter Jeff Shadley. Doors will open at 4 p.m. For tickets, go to http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?organ_val=2762&pid=6950612.