Amigos Do Samba

Wed, 03/13/24
Amigos do Samba specializes in samba traditionally played around a table with a variety of Brazilian percussion and string instruments. Their mission is to bring the “Roda de Samba”, well-known in Brazil, to New Orleans. The group is formed by a mix of US natives, Brazilian... Read more


Sun, 08/06/23
Vivaz is a Latin band extraordinaire, incorporating jazz, Brazilian, flamenco, and tropical flavors into a unique and energetic sound. Led by the Bolivian-born guitarist and vocalist Javier Gutierrez, the ensemble incorporates an expansive percussion section, piano, bass,  ... Read more

Pat Casey & The New Sound

Sat, 08/05/23
Pat Casey & The New Sound features bassist Pat Casey and an all-star cast of New Orleans musicians, including songbird extraordinaire Robin Barnes, the elegant Danny Abel on guitar, and Khris Royal on horns. While rooted firmly in jazz, Casey and his merry band explore Braz... Read more

Cristina Kaminis

Wed, 07/19/23
Cristina Kaminis is a Mexican-American singer now living in New Orleans who weaves her unique stylings from French chansons, American blues, Mexican ranchera llanto, and the rhythms of Brazil. Read more

Tom McDermott

Mon, 04/29/13
Few pianists or composers are able to embrace the breadth and depth of New Orleans’ piano traditions as Tom McDermott. The venerable musician grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, where he absorbed ragtime, traditional jazz, and, inevitably, the sounds of New Orleans musical lege... Read more

What's New with Duane Williams

Fri, 09/05/08
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Maryse Déjean

Fri, 09/05/08
If you'd like to contact Maryse by email, send a brief note to, and be sure to include the name of the host you are sending to.  We'll forward your note to the show host. Remember that our hosts are volunteers, so response times may vary. FYI, we do this ... Read more

Tudo Bem (Brazilian) with Dean Ellis

Sat, 01/12/08
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