Can you say "Blues masterpiece"? Check out the Master of the Telecaster, the
late great Albert Collins (d. 1993), in a 1990 performance of "If Trouble Was
Money." From Leona, Texas, Collins was introduced to the guitar by his older
cousin: Lightnin' Hopkins.
Before his sad, untimely death last week, Travis "Trumpet Black" Hill was
collaborating with film maker James Demaria on a documentary. The videos
below consist of clips recorded for that project. They are little tough to
watch in places, but definitely worth 15 minutes of ...
WWOZ has partnered with Indywood Cinema for a series of music documentaries
on the second Sunday of each month this spring. This month's feature is
"Marley," showing on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 7:00pm.
"Marley" is, of course, all about music innovator Bob Marley. First relea...
Feufollet, the Cajun/Americana quintet from Lafayette, does "Tired of Your
Tears" from the 2015 album Two Universes (now available on
vinyl). According to band member Kelli Jones-Savoy this video is "a
comical view of a day in the life of a photographer who is simply fed u...
Here's a few of our favorite photos from Piano Night, which happened on
Monday, April 27. For many more photos, click here: PIANO NIGHT PHOTO
HIGHLIGHTS.Nigel Hall. Photo by Kichea S. Burt.Conun Pappas.. Photo by Ryan
A uniquely zydeco take on the 1978 Rolling Stones hit "Beast of Burden" at
last month's Festival International de Louisiane in Lafayette. The video is
credited to "Buckwheat Zydeco & Friends" but the legendary Stanley Dural
makes only a brief cameo at the end. The players a...
Here's a few of our favorite photos from Day 6 (Saturday, May 2) of Jazz
Fest, and for a whole bunch more, click here: JAZZ FEST PHOTOS
HIGHLIGHTS. Royal Southern Brotherhood. Photo by Ryan
Hodgson-Rigsbee. Big Chief Trouble and Trouble Nation. Photo by Ryan
As the Dirty Dozen Brass Band with Dr. John would tell you, “It’s All
Over Now.” However, as is usually the case at the unchallenged greatest
music and culture event on the planet, there is way too much to see before
7:00 this eve:
I’m starting the day with George Porte...