Tuesday, March 3, 2009 - 10:00pm - Wednesday, March 4, 2009 - 12:00am
Tonight on the Kitchen Sink in tribute to the late great Fird "Snooks" Eaglin, the laboratory scientists will be cooking up a rare recording of Snooks Eaglin live at the Chicago Blues Fest in 1989. Irving Charles and Johnny V. accompany him throughout the set and special guests on two cuts include Allen Toussaint and Dr. John.
I am shocked and saddened by the death of Antoinette K-Doe on Mardi Gras Day. I can't say that I knew her nearly as well as others who will post in various places. I first met her three years ago when I had her as a guest on my show. And last month, it was at the Mother-In-Law lounge that I chose to watch the historic inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Tune into Jazz Lunatique with host David Kunian to hear the fearsome Revolutionary Snake Ensemble at midnight. The sounds of Sun Ra combined with a second line band, the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble hails from Massachusetts.
This is their warm-up gig for their Thursday night marching with Muses and then Papa Mali's Supernatural Ball at Tipitina's.
The movie, The Watchmen, will be released the first week of March and it is begging for a special show to celebrate this treatment of the only book I've ever read. (Liked it so much I read it thousands of times - didn't have time left for other books.)
So how do you create a proper musical treatment to the perfect comic book?
On Mardi Gras it's Olivia Greene's great pleasure and privilege to sub for Tom Morgan, and to play a program of party music designed to be your soundtrack for a special day of delights and adventures. Go Mardi Gras Music!
On Tuesday, February 17th, at 11 a.m. catch Tom Morgan's special three-hour show dedicated to the Mardi Gras Indians. Joining him will be author, poet and former 'OZ show host, John Sinclair, as well as Indians live in our studio singing and talking about their culture.
Ray Brown Jr., singer, composer, arranger, drummer and pianist travels to New Orleans for a special concert on April 25th. Ray Jr., the son of jazz bassist Ray Brown and legendary singer Ella Fitzgerald headlines the event that will commemorate his mother's 92nd birthday.