From his recent Magic Honey release, Cyril Neville covers a Canadian guitar rock classic: Rush's "Working Man," with Royal Southern Brotherhood's Mike Zito and New Orleans legend Cranston Clements on guitar.
Tonight at 10 pm on WWL-TV's news show, it's the next in the series of WWOZ's Guardians of the Groove. This time, our own Dwayne Breashears interviews the legendary Ellis Marsalis, music educator and patriarch of one of the most famous and accomplished families in New Orleans music.
Check out WWOZ Piano Night artist Marcia Ball playing at locales all over Austin in this deftly edited video. Here's how its producers describe it: "We filmed Marcia's performances at the pianos around Austin and then edited the footage to keep the integrity of the song's tempo intact.
"Drunken Angel", Lucinda Williams' tribute to the late Texas singer/songwriter Blaze Foley, appears on her Car Wheels on a Gravel Road album. Below, she performs the song in December 1998 for Austin City Limits.
Every year after Jazz Fest, Jelly Roll Justice heads to New York to attend and report on the Jazz at Lincoln Center’s (JALC) Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival. The 15 finalist bands that will compete in the prestigious competition at Frederick P. Rose Hall on May 8 – 10, 2014 come from all regions of the United States.