Jazz guitarist Herb Ellis passed away on March 28 at the age of 88 after a long battle with Alzheimers. He worked with greats including Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Anita O'Day, Jimmy Guiffre, Stan Getz, and Oscar Peterson.
Cowboy Mouth exploded on the stage full of energy as they always do. I have seen every incarnation of this band for the past two decades, and today was definitely crowd pleasing with lots of hoots and hollering and interesting dance moves from their loyal fans.
The Irish are coming to New Orleans from deep in the heart of Cajun Country.
Avoca - a brand new Irish band based in Lafayette, Louisiana - features Irish
native Tony Davoren on bouzouki, guitar and bodhran, with Heather Cole Mullen
and Blake Miller both on fiddle and acco...
The Honey Island Swamp Band played to a full house at One Eyed Jacks last
Saturday, mixing their more familar songs with a number of new ones from
their upcoming album - Good to You.
For those who missed it, here are a selection of images from the show.
And, before you a...
In our continuing chronological look at the music of New Orleans and
Louisiana, Tom Morgan and his Tuesday New Orleans Music Show presents the
music of 1952. From Louis Armstrong's recordings in Scandanavia, Sidney
Bechet's in Paris and Louis Prima's in New York to Sharkey ...
Innovative and acclaimed jazz guitarist Will Bernard will stop by the studio
to talk about what he is working on these days. He will be performing
Thursday night at d.b.a. with Brian Coogan and Simon Lott --- who may also be
in the studio.
Originally from Berkeley, Califo...
I had a show of friendship songs pretty well planned before tonight.
Then Martha Craven called and told me her husband and my close friend Frank
Martorana only had a couple more days to live. I hope Frank will like this
tribute to friendship.
Everyone in New Orleans likes the taste of sweet music, and next month the
Honey Island Swamp Band will be ready and willing to treat the Crescent
City's famously sweet musical tooth with the upcoming release of their new
album, titled - no doubt prophetically - Good To You...