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 & Honest.
Starting tonight, join us for five nights of international jazz on WWOZ, when we broadcast live from Danilo Perez's Jazz Club at American Trade Hotel Panama, January 12-17 as part of the 2015 Panama Jazz Festival. Click through for the scedule.
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.
For Guardians of the Groove in New York City this week -- especially if you're at the Association of Performing Arts Presenters conference -- there are special showcases all weekend of New Orleans artists you might not want to miss! If you miss New Orleans, this is a great way to see a whole lot of New Orleans music all in one weekend.
Voting for the 2015 Best of the Beat awards closes at 6p on Thursday, January 8. Click through to cast your ballot. Winners will be announced at the Best of the Beat Awards show on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Generations Hall, with performances by the New Orleans Suspects (left) and many others. The Best of the Beat Awards benefit the Ellis Marsalis Center, in the New Orleans Musicians Village.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation's fourth annual Martin Luther King Weekend Jazz Journey concert happens January 16. The legendary South African R&B/jazz/gospel singer/songwriter Jonathan Butler and his band will be the featured the featured attraction. Admission is free. No advance tickets or registration are required.
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".