Ella Fitzgerald's first appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1969,
then held at the Montreux Casino, included this scat version of "One Note
Samba". She's backed by the Tommy Flanagan Trio. The YouTube video mistakenly
identifies this as "a packed New Orleans" perfor...
Two Guardians of the Groove, Bonnie Raitt and Allen Toussaint, team up on
"What Is Success" at the Saenger Theater in New Orleans in 2006. The song
dates from around 1970, having appeared on Toussaint's eponymous second solo
album, also issued as From a Whisper to a Scream.
Fall arrives tonight and with the end of summer I thought it be a great
time to review the experience of Bonnaroo this summer. The Boudin Man and
Old Man River attended 2014 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival held on June 12
through 15. This was Old Man River's first time ...
The 2014 Americana Music Awards were held on September 17 at Nashville's
historic Ryman Auditorium (home of the Grand Ole Opry). New Orleans' Hurray
for the Riff Raff was nominated for Best Emerging Artist but lost out to
Sturgill Simpson. However, HFRR did play their song ...
If you haven't caught Galactic with singer Maggie Koerner (or even if you
have!), check out this video recorded earlier his year at Freebird Live, a
Jacksonville, Florida music venue. The song, "Dolla Diva" was written by
Koerner and David Shaw of the Revivalists.
From The Back Side (Part 1)
Sons Of Funk
...King Funk (Rare, Fast & Hard. 24 Essential Funk Cuts From The Label
That Gave Birth To The Music) V A
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New Orleans-born clarinetist, saxophonist, and educator Victor Goines
presents a "clarinet-centric" version of New Orleans music history in this
hour-long presentation at the Chicago Humanities Festival.
Combining interview and performance, Goines demonstrates the evolution ...
BeauSoleil founder Michael Doucet, Aly Bain, and Ricky Skaggs do "Jolie
Blonde", arguably the most famous Cajun song of all time. The video dates
from 1998 and second of the Transatlantic Sessions, a British production of
collaborative live performances by folk and country ...
This week will wrap up the sixth season of Jazz In the Park on Thursday, October 30, from 4-8pm. Featured artists include Rebirth Brass Band, Kermit Ruffins and Joseph S. Clark High School Marching Band.