'Class Got Brass' is back! This unique contest, open to all Louisiana middle
and high schools, challenges bandleaders and students to create traditional
New Orleans-style brass bands (as opposed to full marching bands). At stake
are more than $30,000 worth of instruments fo...
Mahalia Jackson is joined by Louis Armstrong for this version of traditional
gospel, "Just A Closer Walk With Thee." It was recorded live at the Newport
Jazz Festival 1970. They are accompanied by Mildred Falls on piano, the
Eureka Brass Band, and a cast of dozens.
Grammy-winning Robert Glasper Experiment to play Good Foot Ball at Gasa Gasa,
The Krewe of King James: Super Bad Sex Machine Strollers just announced that
the Robert Glasper Experiment has been added to the lineup of its 2nd Annual
Good Foot Ball on January 2...
I'd Like to Know
The Traveling Echoes
Holy Spirit: Spiritual Soul & Gospel Funk from Shreveport's Jewel Records...
The Brooklyn-based instrumental fusion collective Snarky Puppy--who will be
returning to Jazz Fest this year--does "I Asked," featuring Becca Stevens &
Väsen. From their live DVD/CD Family Dinner - Volume Two.
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...