Women of Note music and discussion series opens at Jazz Museum March 14_lowres

Leyla McCalla.

In concert with Women's History Month, the New Orleans Jazz Museum hosts a performance and discussion series featuring local women artists to accompany its Women of Note exhibit highlighting the history of women in jazz from its early influences and inception through today.

The series kicks off at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 14 with songwriters and musicians Leyla McCalla, Alexis Marceaux and Alexandra Scott, moderated by series curator Alison Fensterstock.

Helen Gillet, Debbie Davis and Robin Barnes perform Wednesday, March 21, and Esther Rose, Meschiya Lake and Dayna Kurtz perform Wednesday, March 28.

All performances begin at 6 p.m. and admission is free. Sponsors include Euclid Records, Louisiana Music Factory, d.b.a, Glitter Box and Siberia Lounge.