During Jam in the Van's Jazz Fest visit to New Orleans, they met up with Luke
Winslow King outside the Botanical Gardens in City Park. Here's his take on
the spiritual "Down by the Riverside", adding his name to a long list of New
Orleans musicians who've covered the song, ...
For your weekend viewing pleasure, an amazing hour with rock-and-roll and
rockabilly pioneers Gene Vincent and Eddie Cochran, compiled from
performances on a 1950s California TV show called Town Hall Party. The Gene
Vincent songs come from appearances on October 25, 1958, a...
Get your Friday Funk Fix right here: the Dirty Dozen Brass Band performing
"Unclean Waters" live at a fundraiser for the Roots of Music called the
Family Funktion and Crawfish Berl. It was shot at the historic Hotel
Storyville in New Orleans during Jazz Fest 2012.
Trombone Shorty performs "Buckjump" with Orleans Avenue, for a taping of
Sound Opinions at WBEZ in Chicago. The album version of this track, from
2011's For True, featured as guests the Rebirth Brass Band.
Last Piano Night (April 28), the Jam in the Van vehicle parked outside the
House of Blues and recorded a few acts before they played inside. Here's
Davell Crawford doing "Let Them Talk" and "Please Send Me Someone To Love" .
"Let Them Talk"
"Please Send Me Someone To Love"
It's a shame that this song remains so timely, but given recent events in St.
Roch, sadly, it is. Written by Alynda Lee Segarra and Sam Doores, and
featuring members of the Deslondes, here's Hurray for the Riff Raff with "St.
Roch Blues". A different version of this track a...
In addition to tons of great live music, Satchmo SummerFest includes a series
of seminars on all aspects of Louis Armstrong's life and career. These
seminars happen in the Old US Mint on the 3rd floor.
If you can't make it to the Fest, you can still experience the seminars, ...
Here's a way to celebrate Friday: get your body moving with the Rebirth Brass
Band as they perform the track "Rebirth Groove" from their new album, Move
Your Body. Recorded live at The Howlin' Wolf in New Orleans and hot of the
presses, just published yesterday (7/31) by Ba...
John Boutte sings Annie Lennox's "Why" with the New Orleans Social Club on an
October 2006 episode of Austin City Limits. The song appeared on the NO
Social Club's Sing Me Back Home collection, recorded several weeks after
Hurricane Katrina, a circumstance which gives this ...
Ever since he listened to “St. Louis Blues” on Louis Armstrong’s “16
Most Requested Songs” CD, Ricky Riccardi has been obsessed with Pops. Less
than a decade after he graduated from Rutgers Newark University with a
master’s degree in Jazz History and Research in 2005, h...