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New Orleans in Switzerland: More from JazzAscona

Tue, 07/13/10
Story by Sally Young. Walking into downtown Ascona Friday afternoon, the first thing I saw was Uncle Lionel Batiste leading a brass band down the street. The official Grand Marshall for the JazzAscona 2010 Festival, Uncle Lionel was stealing the show as usual. All cameras ... Read more

Jamie's Last Post From South Africa - Why We Are All World Cup Fans

Sat, 07/10/10
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
What is it With World Cup Soccer Fans? This Sunday, July 11th, 13 hours after my midnight show, one out of six people in the world will be fully engaged the same activity.  One billion people will watch the World Cup final.  Billion not million.  Think of the last time you ... Read more

Louisiana Jumbo Lump Crab and Beet Salad

Fri, 07/09/10
We've got a great recipe for you from Louisiana Cookin' Magazine and Chef Brian Landry of Galatoire's, one of New Orleans' oldest and best restaurants. It's a crab and beet salad that incorporates a beet tartare, a white remoulade sauce, and Louisiana jumbo lump crabmeat. Try ... Read more

"3 Nights at the Bistro – Part 2"

Wed, 07/07/10
Authored by George Ingmire
Rebecca Barry, Jason Marsalis and Henry Butler all return for a second hour of music from Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro, featuring both original compositions and pieces by Alvin Batiste, Herbie Hancock, Ray Brown and Eddie Harris. During the program, we also highlight three event... Read more

More from JazzAscona in Switzerland

Mon, 07/05/10
Authored by Mike Kobrin
Blog by Sally Young, photos by Sheik Richardson and Massimo Pedrazinni On Saturday night, after Herlin Riley sat in with Shannon Powell's All-Star Band, the two drummers received the prestigious Ascona Jazz Award for 2010. Previous recipients include Lillian Boutte, Father... Read more

Benefit for Plaquemines Parish this July 4th!

Fri, 07/02/10
There will be a July 4th benefit for Plaquemines Parish fishermen at Vaughan's Lounge . Food will be served beginning at 3 PM. Call the lounge for details. Billy Nungesser (the parish president) will be there. Vaughan's Lounge 800 Lesseps Street, New Orleans(504) 947-5562‎ Read more

"3 Nights at the Bistro – Part 1"

Fri, 07/02/10
Authored by George Ingmire
Rebecca Barry, Jason Marsalis and Henry Butler all take the stage on today’s show, performing the compositions of Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker and Nat Adderley, as we kick off a two-part series focusing on Snug Harbor and other jazz venues in New Orleans. At this week’s ... Read more

Two special guests -- Young Fellaz and Mark Pentone

Tue, 06/29/10
Authored by Raymond Kent
This coming Friday morning, July the 2nd, I will be welcoming not one but two special musical guests to my show -- first the dynamic Young Fellaz Brass Band and then guitarist extraordinaire Mark Penton AKA Mark Pentone! My regular lively jazz show will run from 6 to 8:00 ... Read more

Notes & Photos from JazzAscona in Switzerland

Tue, 06/29/10
By Sally Young, reporting from Ascona, Switzerland. I landed in Geneva last week and traveled through Lausanne & Montreux, Switzerland. There are music festivals everywhere in Europe! Everyone is busy setting up stages and tents on Lake Geneva. Then I rode on the Glacier ... Read more

Declaration of Independence and Fred Anderson

Tue, 06/29/10
Authored by David Kunian
The Tone Scientists of the Kitchen Sink tonight will be giving you a double whammy for hard earned money. 1st - as it is that time of year, we will be reading the entire Declaration of Independence to remind you and yours of who we, as a country, are, and what, as a countr... Read more

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