As seen and heard on HBO’s acclaimed series, “Treme”, Grammy Award winning, Leon “Kid Chocolate” Brown will be performing live with Karyn Quinn on bass, Greg Balfany on sax, Larry Price on piano and Richard MacDonald doing percussion, Saturday January 28, 2012 at 8:30pm in the Somsen Auditorium at Winona State University.
Kid Chocolate began learning the trumpet at the age of nine years old and has toured the world playing music since the age of 15. Along Kid Chocolate’s musical voyage, he has had the honor of being nominated for a Big Easy Award, won a Latin Billboard Award, been nominated for 2 Grammy Awards and won a Grammy in 2010. Like other young New Orleans musicians, Kid Chocolate is musically diverse and fluent in jazz, blues, soul and New Orleans R&B.
This show is a fundraiser for The Frozen River Film Festival and Winona State University’s Friends of Jazz
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