The Hot 8 Brass Band performs "New Orleans" live at the 2012 Pickathon
Pumphouse Sessions near Portland, Oregon.
At Pickathon, the Indie-Roots Music festival, there's a 10x10 Pumphouse in
the middle of the woods on the festival grounds at Pendarvis Farm. Dozens of
The recent video below by Shreveport native Maggie Koerner is the title track
of her second album, Neutral Ground. It's her first video, as she tells Your
Cousin Dimitri in this interview. It's beautifully produced, and at 9 minutes
long, something of an epic. The Times-Pic...
On Thursday, January 2nd, clarinet and sax genius Victor Goines stopped by
WWOZ to share his newest CD "Morning Swing" and his insightful thoughts about
jazz and life. On his own "Rosemary Joseph Records" label, "Morning Swing"
is Victor's salute to Benny Goodman --- hence...
Here's the Kenny Garrett Quartet performing "Wiggins", a tribute to Garrett's
high school music teacher, shot live for the French radio network RTL
(formerly Radio Luxembourg). Or, en francais: Wiggins en live dans l'Heure du
Jazz RTL présentée par Jean-Yves Chaperon.
In this short interview from Yeah You Right Music's YouTube channel, Davis
Rogan narrates a tour of some great brass band art inside a historic building
in Treme, formerly the Acme Hardware & Stove Repair Company, and the building
in which Rebirth first started practicing.
A crowd streamed into the deserted West Bank neighborhood bar that I was
using as a library for a quiet read. They brought their dogs and an AA
meeting's worth of lit cigarettes. It was as if the bar's quiet
was transformed into a Fellini movie soundtrack with dogs...
Have fun and be safe this New Year's Eve, y'all. To mark the occasion, here's
Los Lobos covering a swamp pop classic: "I Got Loaded".
And a little holiday lagniappe: the original version of "I Got Loaded" by Lil
Bob & the Lollipops, released on the La Louisianne label i...
"Tiny Desk Concerts" are intimate video performances, recorded live in NPR
Music's Washington offices. This one, just published last Friday, is by the
Preservation Hall Jazz Band; it lasts around 20 minutes.
Per Bob Boilen, at whose desk these events happen: the "Preservatio...
Kwanzaa 2013 began on Thursday, December 26 and ends on Wednesday, January 1.
Here's singular take on "When the Saints Go Marching In," played on saxophone
and accompanied by a lone precussionist and dancers, by the OsunDara Yorùbá
Dance Theater, from last year's Kwanzaa Cel...
In doing my weekly show I have come to realize that the more
Nola-centric I make my playlist, the more my listeners like it. So I’ve
split the year-end list into two parts. First the best of the year from New
Orleans musical artists, and then the best of the year from...