The Selvy Singers are a family gospel-singing group organized by their
parents, Reverend Jesse Selvy Jr. and their mother Johnnie Selvyin 1988. For
24 years, they have been performing in the gospel music internationally.
In addition to their Jazz Fest appearance, the Selvy S...
In the midst of the Cultural Exchange Pavillion a temporary wall was
constructed and painted white as the giant canvas for Thomas "Breeze" Marcus
and Douglas Miles - Native American street artists from Phoenix, AZ.
These artists will be at the fest both weekends, working ...
John McCusker, author of Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of
Jazz, stopped by the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage for an interview
during Jazz Fest this afternoon. Lucien Barbarin, who tours internationally
with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and with Harry ...
After this morning's rainfall, the weather out here has already turned warm,
fresh and beautiful! Dedicated Jazz Festers showed up this morning wearing a
fantastic showcase of boots, sandals, crocs and other soggy weather attire.
Here's a smattering captured during a quick ...
Our food of the day today: Pheasant, Quail & Andouille Gumbo
It's not as photogenic as Crawfish Sacks or Soft Shell Po-Boys, but it's
really, REALLY delicious.
A member of the Jazz Fest Forum st nojazzfest.com, with the handle
HotBrownGravy, posted this recipe for Jazz Fest ...
A memorable Jazz Fest moment took place on the Cultural Exchange Pavillion
Tent yesterday when A Tribe Called Red, a trio of DJs from Ottowa Canada, had
the music pumping - and the crowd dancing - so hard the sound went out. The
crowd kept up the energy for a few mintues, b...
Here are a few things of note happening today at Jazz Fest:
Interview: John McCusker’s Creole Trombone: Kid Ory with Lucien Barbarin,
1:15 - 2:00 on the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage, inside the grandstand
12:10 Ninth Ward Hunters and Ninth Ward Navajo Mardi Gra...
Magary Lord has developed a huge fan base in Salvador de Bahia, on the
northeast coast of Brazil, with a new sound rooted in Angola, Africa: Black
Semba. He's also been an active participant in Carnival (see the video
Magary Lord today on the Jazz & Heritage Stage:
John Boutte performing at Jazz Fest is a given, but this year he stepped up
to stage you might not expect: the Food Heritage Stage in the Grandstand.
That's right, John donned an apron, put on a cap, and picked up some stirring
spoons for WWOZ! John prepared his Down in the...
Legendary jazz drummer and native New Orleanian Herlin Riley stopped by the
Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage for an interview during Jazz Fest this
afternoon. Riley is often featured on Jazz at Lincoln Center, and has played
with a Wynton Marsalis, Doctor John, Harry Conn...