A casual visitor to New Orleans first hearing Doreen Ketchens play her clarinet and sing out on the on the street in the French Quarter may be overcome with excitement. What a fabulous entertainer. What a great discovery. But knowledgeable fans of New Orleans jazz know that Doreen is not their discovery alone. Doreen and her group have played around the world under the auspices of Jazz at Lincoln Center in collaboration with the U S Department of State. She has performed before four U.S.presidents. We have been lucky indeed to happen upon her. She is truly great - a contemporary musician/singer who has been compared to Louis Armstrong. Hear her online Doreen's New Orleans Jazz - Trinity Church-NY archives - January 31, 2008

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Doreen Ketchens

A casual visitor to New Orleans first hearing Doreen Ketchens play her clarinet and sing out on the on the street in the French Quarter may be overcome with excitement. What a fabulous entertainer. What a great discovery. But knowledgeable fans of New Orleans jazz know that Doreen is not their discovery alone. Doreen and her group have played around the world under the auspices of Jazz at Lincoln Center in collaboration with the U S Department of State. She has performed before four U.S.presidents. We have been lucky indeed to happen upon her. She is truly great - a contemporary musician/singer who has been compared to Louis Armstrong. Hear her online Doreen's New Orleans Jazz - Trinity Church-NY archives - January 31, 2008

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