Krewe du Vieux is in the books, and Fat Tuesday is two weeks from tomorrow.
So it's time to "Go To The Mardi Gras". This version is by the Preservation
Hall Jazz Band recorded last February at a "Do512 Lounge" show in Austin.
With nine parades set to roll this weekend, Carnival is kicking off in
earnest now but the long and visually enriched history of the season is
accessible online all year long through Tulane's Louisiana Research
Collection (LaRC). The LaRC preserves one of the largest collec...
rico rodriguez - that man is forward (1980)
For your weekend viewing pleasure, here's 26 minutes of legendary song
stylist Nancy Wilson: a complete 1962 episode of Jazz Scene USA. She's joined
by Lou Levy on piano, Al McKibbon on bass, and Kenny Dennis on drums. Jazz
Scene USA was hosted by Oscar Brown, Jr. and produ...
The Krewe of King James: Super Bad Sex Machine Strollers Krewe Announces its
King, Musician Nigel Hall, and March in Krewe Delusion Parade, January 31
The Krewe of King James: Super Bad Sex Machine Strollers, founded by krewe
captain DJ Soul Sister and led by Soul Sister...
KPLU in Seattle describes the Stanton Moore Trio (pianist David Torkanowsky
and bassist James Singleton join drummer Stanton Moore) as three guys who
"are among the most sought-after musicians in a city brimming with great
players." Sounds about right. Here are three songs ...
Ode To Billy Joe Pt1
Presence Of The Lord
Get Some Business Abo...
Tom McDermott & Meschiya Lake, at Lusher Charter School, part of the Positive
Vibrations Foundation's Summer Concert Series for 2014, doing Gershwin's
"Summertime". For all our friends up in the frozen north this January day.
With her band the Reclines, here's k.d. lang in a vinatage 1980s appearance
on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, doing two songs: "Down To My Last
Cigarette" and "Tears Don't Care Who Cries Them." These are cuts from the
1988 album Shadowland; produced by Owen Bradley, i...
New Orleans jazz traditionalists The Smoking Time Jazz Club will be
celebrating the release of their new studio album, "Everything Is Righteous,"
on Sunday, February 1 from 9pm-11:30pm at the Allways Lounge. This is a fun
and rare opportunity to catch this band outside of t...