Legendary funk, soul, and jazz composer and vibraphone player Roy Ayers
stopped by the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage for an interview with
WWOZ's Soul Sister afternoon. XXXXXXXX.
Ayers music has been sampled by many, many artists, including Eryka Badu, 50
Cent, Mary J...
We all know that the Jazz Fest experience begins well before you enter the
gate every day.
Morning Of rituals and the walking approach to the festival gates get the
Fest Spirit fluttering blocks away from the Fair Grounds: music, beverages,
porch parties, parades of fest...
Our food of the day today: Cochon de Lait Po-Boy
Cochon du Lait all the way! To paraphrase Big Sam of Big Sam's Funky Nation,
it's almost impossible to make a bad decision about Jazz Fest food, but
especially so if that decision is to go with the Cochon de Lait Po-Boy).
Here are a few things of note happening today at Jazz Fest:
Roy Ayers Interview by WWOZ's Melissa “Soul Sister” Weber, 2:30 - 3:15 on
the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage, inside the Grandstand
Cooking Demo at 3:30pm, at the Culinary Stage in the Grandstand: Lena Prima
It was a spectacular night at the House of Blues, with performances by an
amazing group of players all celebrating the New Orleans Piano tradition and
Check out this slide show from last evening's performances. Here are a couple
of shots to whet the appeti...
Piano Night 2013 happens tonight! Get your tix here.
Piano Night Line Up 2013: Keiko Komaki, Tom McDermott, Bob Malone, Marco
Benevento, Ike Stubblefield, Terrance Simien Trio featuring Danny Williams,
Liz McComb, Paul Longstreth, Bob Andrews, Joe Krown, Marcia Ball, Carol...
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 ...