Traditional jazz is alive and well in today's New Orleans, and Charlie
Halloran & the Quality 6 are some of the top purveyors. Released in November,
their self-titled album is deeply steeped in tradition and that special New
Orleans sound. The group is led by trombonist Cha...
Ned Sublette and Constance Sublette’s new book, The American Slave Coast,
is a history of America’s repugnant slave breeding industry. From the era
of early colonization through Emancipation, the book analyzes how the
thirteen colonies’ desire for independence, the subseque...
Is that Luke, Han Solo, a Stormtrooper, Chewie, and Yoda playing some sweaty
hot New Orleans trad jazz? Or is it the New Orleans Swamp Donkeys performing
music from "Star Wars" at Bamboula's and locales around New Orleans last
month? Appearing: Haruka Kikuchi - trombone, Mi...
Check out this 9-minute version "El Manicero" featuring Cuban pianist Ernan
Lopez Nussa recorded at Preservation Hall during Midnight Preserves earlier
this year. The PHJB will be reuniting with Ernan Nussa next week as they make
their first trip to Cuba to play at the 37th...
The tenth annual PhotoNOLA festival will take place from December 10–13,
2015 with broad ranging photography exhibitions on display throughout the
PhotoNOLA is an annual festival of photography in New Orleans, coordinated by
the New Orleans Photo Alliance in partner...
Painted Honey formed in 2014 out of New Orleans' 9th Ward. They recently
released their first album, Turquoise Roads. Creating a visceral landscape of
sound, writer and visionary MaeDea weaves the heartbeats of two influential
cities. New Orleans' street harmonies enter twi...
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is offering up to three
fellowships to support researchers who want to either use or contribute to
their extensive archival materials. Applications are open now. The deadline
to apply is January 15, 2016.
The Jazz & Heritage Archi...
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