Musical gumbo

November 25, 2013 1:00 PM

Photos by Paula Burch-Celentano


A bowl of shrimp and okra gumbo is served during a social held Friday (Nov. 22) by the Newcomb Department of Music on the Tulane University uptown campus. According to sources, the gumbo's (heretofore) secret ingredient is dried shrimp, shredded in a coffee grinder.

Gumbo trio

What is a music department mixer without music? Here it’s supplied by a trio composed of first-year drummer Ben Russell, senior bassist Sam Ferguson and senior keyboardist Derek Zwyer. 

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