The Brown Bag It free noontime concert series at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center happens the first Wednesday of the month. The series features some of Oklahoma’s finest professional musicians performing in the PAC's Westby Pavilion.
Jazz bassist Dean DeMerritt is a Tulsa native who has performed extensively throughout the USA with the Grammy award country swing band, Asleep at the Wheel. He also has stints with various symphony orchestras and his own creative jazz ensembles in Atlanta and Dallas. He performs with kindred jazz spirits Sean Al-Jibouri on guitar and Sarah Maud on vocals. All are on the jazz faculty at the University of Tulsa. His Jazz Tribe collective is coming off the successful release of the collaborative record "Compared to Now," which was released in 2018.