2014 Piano Night happens April 28 at the House of Blues New Orleans, and
Ellis will be in the building! Check him out doing "Love for Sale" at the
Vitoria-Gasteiz Jazz Festival in July 1992. Vitoria-Gasteiz is the second
largest city in the Basque region of Spain.
One of our favorite parts of Membership Drives is hearing from our listeners
around the world, who are invited to share their comments about the station
when they contribute and help us guard the groove. Here's a sampling:
Thank you for broadcasting the spirit of New Orleans...
BB King introduces Etta James for a blazing rendition of her classic "I'd
Rather Go Blind", a duet with Doctor John, on a 1987 televised concert
entitled A Blues Session: BB King And Friends.
The first 2 min, 30 sec is all Etta, then Dr John comes out and it's on!
From the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation held its third annual Class Got
Brass competition – an opportunity for Louisiana high schools and middle
schools to compete for more than $30,000 worth of instruments – on Sunday,