Obituary writers have long been the Rodney Dangerfield of journalism: They
get no respect. As longtime New York Times editor Margalit Fox told a Paris
Review reporter, “The child has not yet been born that comes home from
school clutching a composition book that says, ‘When...
06 - Day Dream
The Original Ellington Suite
Charles Lloyd & The Marvels
I Long To See You
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has announced the music lineup for
Jazz Fest 2016, scheduled for April 22 - 24 and April 28 - May 1. The
artists scheduled to appear include:Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili
Peppers, Neil Young + Promise of the Real, Snoop Do...
Michael Torregano, Jr. was born into a family of musicians. He began studying
music at age 6 with classical piano and added the saxophone at 12. One of his
first introductions to jazz came at the Louis Armstrong Summer Camp He went
on to study at the New Orleans Center for ...
"There's an element of fun that is often missing in today's jazz music."
Jason Marsalis brings the fun back to modern jazz with his latest release,
Heirs of the Crescent City. This album serves as accompaniment to an
independent documentary about the various traditions that...
Hackney Colliery Band
Move on Up
The Neville Brothers do the title track from their 1989 album Yellow Moon,
recorded live in New Orleans on May 6, 1990, at this little festival you may
recognize ... the 2016 lineup for which will be out next week!
Last week, the New Orleans City Council unanimously passed a resolution
declaring Thursday, January 14 to be 'Allen Toussaint Day' in the city of New
Orleans. On what would have been his 78th birthday, the whole city will
celebrate one of the finest musical ambassadors New ...
This Thursday, January 14 and Friday, January 15, the New Orleans Jazz &
Heritage Foundation is presenting two Jazz Journey concerts celebrating the
civil rights movement and the legacy of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King,
Jr. Both concerts will take place at Dillard Un...
Last month at KRVS in Lafayette: Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band do
"Young Creole Man" from their 1991 release Boogie Woogie Zydeco. The players
are Chubby Carrier (accordion/vocals), Gabriel Perrodin, Jr. (guitar/vocals),
Ronald Carrier (bass), Randy Ellis (guitar/...