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Sasha & Steve Masakowski, "Dinah"

Wed, 01/06/16
Authored by David Stafford
Sasha Masakowski demonstrates hers scat chops in the pop standard "Dinah," accompanied by her guitarist father Steve. From Sasha's YouTube channel and direct from the living room.  Read more

T'Monde, "Tracasse Pas"

Mon, 01/04/16
Authored by David Stafford
Lafayette Cajun band T' Monde ("little world" or "little people") plays old fashioned music ranging from the early 1900's to present day. Here they perform "Tracasse Pas" on KRVS Local Produce Live. Members include Drew Simon (accordion/vocals), Kelli Jones-Savoy (fiddle/vo... Read more

Dizzy Gillespie, "Improvisation & Blues" at Monterey, 1975

Wed, 12/30/15
Authored by David Stafford
The Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra, featuring Cal Tjader on vibes, does "Improvisation & Blues" at the 18th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival in 1975.  Read more

Taj Mahal, "Good Morning Ms. Brown"

Mon, 12/28/15
Authored by David Stafford
Bluesman Taj Mahal does "Good Morning Ms. Brown" rolling down Burgundy Street and around the French Quarter in recently released edition of Bloody Sunday Sessions. The performance was filmed in March 2014.  So named because bloody marys helped generate the idea, Bloody Sund... Read more

Shamarr Allen, "This Christmas"

Thu, 12/24/15
Authored by David Stafford
 "This Christmas" is fun and seasonally appropriate selection from Shamarr Allen's "Bandhead" mixtape.Happy Holidays!  Read more

John Delafose and the Eunice Playboys: Joe Pitre a Deux Femmes (1983)

Mon, 12/21/15
Authored by David Stafford
John Delafose and the Eunice Playboys do "Joe Pitre a Deux Femmes (Joe Pete Has Two Women)." This video was shot by the late Alan Lomax, the great field collector of twentieth-century American folk music, and his crew in August 1983 at the Crashpad in Eunice, Louisiana. Not... Read more

Shakey Graves, Tiny Desk Concert

Fri, 12/18/15
Authored by David Stafford
The Texas Americana artist Alejandro Rose-Garcia, aka Shakey Graves, mixes country, blues and rock 'n' roll, not to mention a stage dive, in this Tiny Desk Concert from NPR Music offices. The set includes "To Cure What Ails," "The Perfect Parts," and "Only Son."  Read more

Hot 8 Brass Band, "Sexual Healing"

Tue, 12/15/15
Authored by David Stafford
Filmed on the streets of Brighton, England, here's the first official music video for the Hot 8 Brass Band's legendary cover of Marvin Gaye's "Sexual Healing." Cool.  Read more

New Orleans Swamp Donkeys, "Far, Far Away (Star Wars Jazz)"

Mon, 12/14/15
Authored by David Stafford
Is that Luke, Han Solo, a Stormtrooper, Chewie, and Yoda playing some sweaty hot New Orleans trad jazz? Or is it the New Orleans Swamp Donkeys performing music from "Star Wars" at Bamboula's and locales around New Orleans last month? Appearing: Haruka Kikuchi - trombone, Mi... Read more

Preservation Hall Jazz Band "El Manicero" Feat. Ernan Lopez Nussa

Fri, 12/11/15
Authored by David Stafford
Check out this 9-minute version "El Manicero" featuring Cuban pianist Ernan Lopez Nussa recorded at Preservation Hall during Midnight Preserves earlier this year. The PHJB will be reuniting with Ernan Nussa next week as they make their first trip to Cuba to play at the 37th... Read more

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