University of New Orleans Distinguished Musical Scholarship recipient and
bassist Thomas Pol features a collection of original compositions and
collaboration on his new release, In America. The album features three
different groups that engage the listener in a well thought...
On Thursday, December 15, we welcomed a number of musicians into our studio
to perform live on the air between 7 and 10p. Calvin Johnson and Albinas
Prizgintas presented a lovely short Christmas set in anticipation of their
Christmas concert at Trinity Church the following ...
Daptone Records released a new holiday video this week starring a claymation
Sharon Jones, a soul star for the modern era. Jones passed away on November
18. Watch this heart-warming video for 'Please Come Home For Christmas,' off
of It's A Holiday Soul Party.
Released earlier in September 2016, Christmastime in New Orleans captures
some of New Orleans’ finest jazz musicians coming together with fresh
swinging arrangements of these timeless holiday favorites. Christmastime in
New Orleans includes such merry classics as 'Silver Be...
Edwin Harrison, Sr. passed away on October 13, 2016. He lived a remarkable
life as a central figure in the Mardi Gras Indian and Social Aid & Pleasure
Club communities and as a pioneering black taxicab driver. Harrison began
masking in 1957 with the Creole Wild West and bec...