SATURDAY, MAY 2
|11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
||Mario Abney Quintet
|12:20 - 1:10 p.m.||Courtney Bryan||Jazz Tent|
|1:25 - 1:35 p.m.
||Interview: Ron Markham of New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
||WWOZ Hospitality Tent
|1:35 - 2:35 p.m.
||Hot Club of New Orleans
||Economy Hall Tent
|2:40 - 3:35 p.m.||Ensemble Fatien featuring Seguenon Kone, Dr. Michael White, and Jason Marsalis||Jazz Tent|
|4:25 - 5:25 p.m.||Preservation Hall Jazz Band||Economy Hall Tent|
|5:25 - 5:40 p.m.||Interview: Aaron Neville
||WWOZ Hospitality Tent
|5:40 - 7:00 p.m.
||Remembering Miles Davis's Kind of Blue @ 50, with Jimmy Cobb's So What Band featuring Wallace Roney, Vincent Herring, Javon Jackson, Larry Willis, and Buster Williams||Jazz Tent|
FRIDAY, MAY 1
|11:05 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
||John Mooney and Bluesiana (recorded Saturday, April 25, 4:25 - 5:25 p.m.)||Blues Tent|
|12:25 - 1:20 p.m.||Doreen's Jazz New Orleans||Economy Hall Tent|
|1:45 - 2:45 p.m.||Walter Payton and Gumbo Filé
||Economy Hall Tent|
|2:55 - 4:00 p.m.||Leroy Jones & the Fairview Baptist Church Brass Band Alumni Tribute to Danny Barker (recorded Friday, April 24, 4:20 - 5:25 p.m.)||Economy Hall Tent
|4:10 - 5:15 p.m.||Esperanza Spalding||Jazz Tent|
|5:20 - 5:50 p.m.
||'OZ Hospitality Tent
|5:50 - 7:00 p.m.||Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band||Jazz Tent|
Trumpet star Christian Scott will be performing two sets at Snug Harbor on April 30. Show times are 9 and 11 p.m., and we'll be broadcasting the 11 p.m. set live on the air and online.
Raised in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans and trained at institutions like NOCCA and Berklee, Christian recently released his best album to date, Anthem, dedicated to his hometown's post-Katrina rage. He's also versatile far beyond the jazz scene, having worked with stars like Mos Def and Jill Scott.
THURSDAY, APRIL 30
|11:05 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.||The Robert Cray Band (recorded last Sunday from 3:45 - 4:55 p.m.)||Gentilly Stage|
|12:25 - 1:15 p.m.||Rumba Buena||Congo Square Stage|
|1:35 - 2:25 p.m.
||Louis Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp Alumni Band with special guests Kidd Jordan and Clyde Kerr, Jr.
|2:55 - 3:45 p.m.||New Birth Brass Band||Congo Square Stage|
|4:10 - 5:25 p.m.|| George Wein & the Newport All-Stars featuring Howard Alden, Anat Cogen, Randy Brecker, Lew Tabackin, Jimmy Cobb, and Esperanza Spalding
|5:55 - 6:45 p.m.||Delfeayo Marsalis presents Sweet Thunder — Duke & Shak (recorded earlier today from 2:50 - 3:40 p.m.)||Jazz Tent|
We'll be broadcasting Kermit Ruffins live from his own club, Sidney's Saloon, starting at 10:30 p.m. An alumnus of Rebirth Brass Band, Kermit is a must-hear in New Orleans, performing a mix of funky-yet-trad originals, brass band classics, and traditional jazz tunes like "Tiger Rag".
Check out his new CD, Livin' the Tremé Life, available at the Louisiana Music Factory.