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Glen David Andrews, "Bad By Myself"

Fri, 08/28/15
Authored by David Stafford
Glen David Andrews, the Treme Prince, does "Bad By Myself" from his 2014 album Redemption. This performance was recorded by the WWOZ Video Crew at Basin Street Station. With Walter Lundy on drums, James Martin on sax, Jesse Smith on guitar, and Ron Williams on bass.  Read more

Honey Island Swamp Band, "How Do You Feel?"

Wed, 08/26/15
Authored by David Stafford
The Honey Island Swamp Band brings its Bayou Americana to Jam in the Van with "How Do You Feel?" recorded outside the Lennon Rehearsal Studios in San Francisco.  Read more

Postmodern Jukebox ft. Sara Niemietz, "This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)"

Mon, 08/24/15
Authored by David Stafford
Postmodern Jukebox, Scott Bradlee's rotating group of musicians who cover pop songs in styles like jazz, ragtime, and swing, offers this very cool vintage 1940s swing cover of the Talking Heads' "This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)" featuring vocalist Sara Niemietz.  Read more

John Coltrane and Stan Getz, "Hackensack"

Fri, 08/21/15
Authored by David Stafford
Here's a historic performance: John Coltrane and Stan Getz doing Thelonious Monk’s “Hackensack,” recorded in Germany in 1960. It's from the only known recording of the two great saxophone players playing together. With Oscar Peterson on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jim... Read more

Topsy Chapman and Solid Harmony, "Basin St Blues"

Wed, 08/19/15
Authored by David Stafford
Topsy Chapman and Solid Harmony do "Basin St Blues", recorded by the WWOZ Video Crew at Basin St Station in March 2015.  Read more

Royal Southern Brotherhood "World Blues"

Mon, 08/17/15
Authored by David Stafford
Cyril Neville, Charlie Wooten, and the rest of Royal Southern Brotherhood do "World Blues," a cut from their 2014 album heartsoulblood.  Read more

The Charmaine Neville Band, "Summertime"

Fri, 08/14/15
Authored by David Stafford
The Charmaine Neville Band with a non-standard take on "Summertime" at Snug Harbor in 2009. With lots of awesome New Orleans-in-the-summer embellishments. Video © Beate Sandor.It didn't sound like this in Porgy & Bess!  Read more

Anders Osborne with Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, "They Don't Know" live

Tue, 08/11/15
Authored by David Stafford
The Anders Osborne Band with Big Chief Monk Boudreaux (and Johnny Sansone) rock the WWOZ stage at the 2012 Voodoo Music Experience. This track, "They Don't Know," comes from their 2002 collaboration Bury The Hatchet.  Read more

Terence Blanchard: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Mon, 08/10/15
Authored by David Stafford
On Breathless (2015), Terence Blanchard serves up "a sound different from the left-center jazz quintet he leads: something overtly funky, with electric bass and guitar and processing and human voices and dance grooves." The recording, three songs from which you can hear in ... Read more

Junior Walker & the Allstars, "Shotgun"

Fri, 08/07/15
Authored by David Stafford
Autry DeWalt Mixon, Jr (1931–1995), native of Blytheville, Arkansas, is better known as Junior Walker of Motown legends Junior Walker & the All Stars. Here they are with "Shotgun", a 1965 cut that spent four weeks at number 1 on the R&B Singles chart.  Read more

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