By popular request, the deadline has been extended for you to join us for
year #2 of the fun new marching krewe, rolling again as part of the
KreweDelusion parade on Saturday, January 31, 2015, following Krewe du Vieux.
The mission of my Krewe of King James: the Super Bad S...
While the performance speaks for itself, I can't really tell you much about
the provenance of this video; if you know, leave a comment. The YouTube
poster tersely notes that it's from 1961 but provides no other details.
Silent Night was the title of Jackson's 1962 Christmas...
My first show of the year, on Saturday morning January 3, 2015 will feature
traditional jazz named for various New Orleans places, like Mahogany Hall
Stomp. I will discuss these places and how some of them influenced the jazz
we listen to today.
It's a golden age for archive access. Another unique collection is slowly
hitting the web, this time in the form of newspapers at the New Orleans
Digital News Paper Archive (NOLA DNA). Local preservationist Joseph Makkos is
the recipient of 30,000 tubes filled with Times-Pi...
Mangue Konde, Le Super Mandé
Bambara Mystic Soul: The Raw Sound of Burkina Faso
Zimbabwe Serenades Vol 3
Here Comes Santa Claus
Byron Lee & The Dragonaires
Christmas Party Time In The Tropics
Merry Christmas To You
"This is a New Orleans Christmas song," says Paul Sanchez, "Which means it
involves drinking...." Here's "I Got Drunk This Christmas," which appeared on
the Red Beans and Ricely Yours CD/DVD project, recorded live at Papa Roux’s
in Indianapolis in 2008.
This Friday, December 19, you're invited to WWOZ's 34th birthday celebration
at Tipitina's. Featuring Ivan Neville's Tribute to the Neville Brothers,
Davell Crawford's Tribute to James Booker, and ya girl - that's me! I'm sure
there will be lots of surprises that night. Onc...
Wandering minstrel Shine Delphi and and multi-instrumentalist blues musician
Blind Boy Paxton team up on "You're A Mean One Mr Grinch," the theme song
from the Dr. Seuss holiday TV classic. The footage here is from the recording
sessions for Best of Street New Orleans, Xmas...