Gina Forsyth’s album, Promised Land, released locally in December and nationally in February has been hitting the top of the charts. A notable achievement, the title song from the CD reached #1 on the Folk DJ list for January and the CD ended the month at #3. Come out and see Gina on the 17th!
One often hears the phrase: “New Orleans: the birthplace of jazz” and there’s a plenty of reasons that support that. What sometimes gets lost in all of it is the ongoing jazz scene in the city, from brass ensembles to more progressive forms.
Beads, spears, footballs and frisbees flew off the 19 floats rolling through Chalmette and into the ready hands of spunky parade goers who braved a stiff breeze and bone chilling cold to catch the bounty, have some fun and work their winter look at the Knights of Nemesis' 7th annual parade Saturday. St.
Gloria Powers, a long time supporter of the art, music and culture of New Orleans, passed away on February 7th. She will be sorely missed by the New Orleans music community as we celebrate her favorite time of the year.
Like Valentine's decorations out in stores before Christmas is even over, at 'OZ we're already thinking about Jazz Fest, and Mardi Gras is not even here yet! Community Outreach tickets are now available, and check out the official poster featuring Trombone Shorty!