By The Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — “Late Show” bandleader Jon Batiste comes home to Louisiana next month for a fundraiser benefiting the New Orleans Jazz Museum.

The Dec. 8 event takes place at the Jazz Museum which is in the old U.S. Mint at the edge of the city’s historic French Quarter.

“Late Show” bandleader Jon Batiste. (Courtesy Photo/Twitter @JonBatiste)

Dubbed the “Improvisations Gala,” the event also will feature performances by the Trombone Shorty Academy, which provides music education to gifted students; and gourmet cuisine from New Orleans restaurants.

The museum says the event will fund its musical and education programs in New Orleans, and promote Jazz worldwide.