B.R. Magnet High School hosts Ladies of Jazz series

The New Orleans Ladies of Jazz concert series begins Thursday, Jan. 24, at Baton Rouge Magnet High School, 2825 Government St.

Leah Chase performs the Jan. 24 concert, Judy Davis appears Feb. 7 and Stephanie Jordan sings Feb. 21. All concerts will begin at 7 p.m. in one of the school’s black box theaters. Participating musicians include pianist-composer Mike Esneault and trumpeter Bobby Campo.

Admission to the concerts, which will raise funds for the school’s band program, is $20.