Some of my favoite Trombone Shorty shows happened along the river at French
Quarter Fest. Here he is a few weeks before the April 2010 release of
Backatown doing "On Your Way Down," a classic Allen Toussaint track from
Life, Love, and Faith (1972).
In honor of WWOZ's string of live broadcasts and video streams from from
Danilo Perez's Jazz Club at American Trade Hotel Panama, January 12-16 in
conjunction with the 2015 Panama Jazz Festival, here's Panamanian Ruben
Blades with "Dime," a cut that originally appeared on S...
The Honorable South and vocalist/songwriter Ms. Charm Taylor give us this
video for "Overdue", which they describe as "Our new Lover's rock inspired by
the ancient divine feminine goddess Osun, PRINCE, and birds of paradise."
It's from their 2014 release Faithful Brave & Ho...
The New Orleans Preservation Timeline project at the Tulane School of
Architecture is a fascinating new resource for those interested in the work
that's been done in the region by architectural preservationists since the
mid-1800s. Launched in April, the timeline site allow...
In the Midnight Hour
Little Mac & the Boss Sounds
Far Celestial Shores
One True Vine
Last Jazz Fest, Jam in the Van, the outfit that goes "anywhere accessible by
road to find and record intimate musical experiences" for their fans, stopped
on Frenchmen Street to record a Rebirth Brass Band rendition of their classic
"Do Whatcha Wanna".
1 Fat Jam Ben Sidran 3:20 1/2/15 22:01
2 Spirit In The Sky Dorothy Morrison 3:36 Brand New Day (Buddah LP) 1/2/15
3 why am i treated so bad Julie Driscoll & Brian Auger 3:36 open1/2/15 22:09
4 Swing & Dine The Melodians 3:13 Musical Feast (Mrs. Pottinger's High Note...
For your weekend viewing pleasure, two conversations with funk legend George
Clinton. Last November, Clinton sat down with NPR Music for two interviews
about his work. First, he spoke with Jason King of NPR Music's R&B channel
about soul music, swag and Kendrick Lamar. Late...