Doreen's Jazz New Orleans is a group whose primary interest lies in spreading the culture and traditional music of New Orleans all over the world, through performances and education. Doreen Ketchens, the leader of the group, has been called "Queen Clarinet", "The female Louis Armstrong", and “Lady Louie” by critics who have heard her perform.
Doreen's Jazz New Orleans has represented New Orleans and the United States around the world, performing in Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, South America, Russia and the United States. They have performed for four United States presidents, includingBill Clinton, George Bush Sr., Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter.
Let me tell you, she can sing and she can play. Her band is great. If you like New Orleans jazz music at all, you must hear Doreen.