8 p.m. & 10 p.m. Thursday
Snug Harbor, 616 Frenchmen St., 949-0696; www.snugjazz.com
Brooklyn-born saxophonist Wess Anderson studied under Alvin Batiste at Southern University and developed a bluesy and swinging New Orleans-anchored sound. He was a longtime member of Wynton Marsalis' sextet and member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. His most recent release Warm it Up, Warmdaddy (Nu Jazz) features notable locals Lawrence Sieberth (piano) and Roland Guerin (bass). Call club for ticket prices.