The world lost a musical giant on Monday, August 5, when genre-crossing
keyboardist and producer George Duke passed away at age 67 after a battle
with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), as reported by his label Concord
"With almost a half a century career, Duke...
All month long in New York City, Lincoln Center has been hosting a
fantastic series of free concerts in their outdoor bandshell, with a very
eclectic lineup. Last Friday, they focused on the worldly traditions of
Carnaval. Of course, there’s no one better to carry th...
Today's show features Saxophonist, Flautist and Clarinet player Rex Gregory,
a jazz musician whose philosophical ideas influence his compositions as much
as his teachers and collaborators do. This show was recorded at the Blue
Nile. On this recording, Rex is joined on stage...
NPR Music recently published this funk-tastic video of the Stooges Brass Band doing "Wind It Up" at globalFEST 2013, which was held last January at Webster Hall in NYC, during which they "definitely got the room jumping."
We'd like to help our friends at Sweet Home New Orleans get the word out on their Empower Musicians Seal of Approval advocacy initiative, which celebrates the venues that treat and pay musicians like professionals. Venues are evaluated according to: musician pay and pay transp...
Satchmo SummerFest includes a series of seminars on all things Armstrong held
on the third floor of the Old US Mint.
Saturday's 4:30 session, "Cinematic Satch with Ricky Riccardi - The Satchmo
Story (1962) is described as follows:
While touring Munich, Germany in May 1962, L...
It’s been 10 years now, since Ivan Neville first put together Dumpstaphunk
and this band is showing no sign of slowing down anytime soon. Though mostly
a local treasure when they first started, this band has since gone on to
perform major concerts at festivals and venues ...
Tune in this week for an hour of the Rob Wagner Trio, recorded live at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro. We also stop by Morning Call to celebrate their new coffee shop in City Park. And for those who need a second cup of coffee, don’t despair, as we visit the Neutral Ground Coffeeho...
Equifunk is the best!!
Equifunk Music Fest held at Camp Equinunk in Equinunk, Pa. Now in its 6
th year in existance is going be a funk filled extravaganza held from August
16-18. It's a New Orleans Funk heavy music festival. This year particpants
include Anders Osborne fe...