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Snug Harbor Owner George Brumat Dies at 63

George Brumat, 63, owner of the famous Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro in New Orleans, died Saturday in NOLA of an apparent heart attack.

Brumat had a deep love for jazz and believed the music was an important part of New Orleans. Although Brumat never had children, “He was a father figure for a lot of people, especially the staff at Snug Harbor. They were like his family,” says Jason Patterson, talent buyer and landowner for the restaurant/venue. “[Brumat] could be a tough boss, but he was also kind and loving.”

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