Some jazz for your weekend: an hour+ of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
regular Dr. Lonnie Smith playing live with his trio (including guitarist
Jonathan Kreiberg and drummer Jamire Williams) at the Lamantin Jazz Festival
in Szombathely, Hungary in June 2011.
Over two nights last month, trumpeter Mark Rapp and alto-saxophone great Wess
"Warmdaddy" Anderson presented Mark Rapp's Good Eats at two of New Orleans'
premier jazz clubs: the Prime Example and Snug Harbor. Recognizing Sweet Papa
Lou Donaldson as one of the pivotal compos...
Satchmo Summer Fest, the annual summer festival honoring the late, great Louis Armstrong, is happening from Friday, July 31 to Sunday, August 2. Satchmo SummerFest features local music with a focus on contemporary and traditional jazz and brass bands. The community festival al...
Like many musicians in New Orleans, the members of the Tin Men have a lot
going on. Percussionist/vocalist Washboard Chaz is also part of the Washboard
Chaz Trio, Palmetto Bug Stompers, and Washboard Rodeo. Chaz is also known for
the annual Chaz Fest he puts on in the Bywat...
This fabulous new autobiography, “God Save the Queen Diva,” is a breezy
page-turner that not only reveals the evolution of Freddie Ross, Jr. to Big
Freedia the Queen Diva: it delivers an insider’s look at the development of
New Orleans’ bounce music scene. All throughout, t...
Brazilian Rhyme (Interlude)
Earth, Wind & Fire
All 'N All
HIGHER & HI...
2010 Grammy winner (and WWOZ cookbook contributor) Chubby Carrier & the Bayou
Swamp Band do "Zydeco People" on KRVS's "Local Produce Live" at Cypress Lake
Studios in Lafayette. Members of the Bayou Swamp Band include: Gabriel
Perrodin, Jr. (guitar/vocals), Ronald Carrier (b...
In 2012, a 24-year old Jamison Ross won the Thelonious Monk International
Jazz Competition in one of the only years the contest has featured drumming
as its instrumental focus. Winning this prestigous competition came with a
prize of a $25,000 scholarship and a recording co...
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If He Walked Today
Kent 358 - Arthur Conley - I'm Living Good 1964 - 1974