The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra will perform the concert, “Dirt, Dust and Trees: A Jazz Tribute to Ernest Gaines,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, in the Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., New Orleans.

The music was written by Irvin Mayfield, and the concert is part of the NOJO 10 concert series, which celebrates the orchestra’s 10th anniversary with 10 signature jazz events. Well-known author Gaines will make a guest appearance at the performance.

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