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NCIS New Orleans Season 1 Episode 2: Plagued by the Plague

In the least surprising television development of the week, NCIS: New Orleans Season 1 Episode 2 kicked off with a scene inside a jazz club. Viewers watched as a young lieutenant took in some local music, though but he seemed clearly...Show More Summary

Reissues of rare New Orleans funk/soul 7"s

4 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

The first rate crate-diggers at Soul Jazz are reissuing a series of scarce New Orleans funk/soul 7-inches in sweet packaging including this early 1970s smoking groover by Inell Young, "What Do You See In Her." Listen below! (more…)

Listicles: Gentrification whisperers LA Times are the...

last monthNews : The Newsroom

Gentrification whisperers LA Times are the latest to fawn over St. Claude Avenue, Jazz Fest, bounce rap and New Orleans' restaurant scene. Peche, Square Root, John Besh, Company Burger, High Hat and more get nods. Golf claps for another round...

TVD Recommends: Chegadão at Chickie Wah Wah, 8/14

After a successful run performing at the Earth Day Fest, French Quarter Festival, and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival this past spring and a brief summer hiatus while some of the band travelled, the samba funk band is back in town. Show More Summary

Allen Toussaint played Joe's Pub (pics, video, setlist), on tour w/ Preservation Hall Jazz Band this fall (dates, tix on sale)

photos by Greg Cristman Allen Toussaint @ Joe's Pub, 8/10/2014 While most of his best-known songs were made famous by other performers, producer, arranger, hitmaker and general New Orleans living legend Allen Toussaint in no small way helped shape not...

The Dark Funk of Theo Croker

One of the brightest 20-something lights on jazz trumpet, Theo Croker—grandson of New Orleans trumpet legend Doc Cheatham—followed a more traditional jazz script on his first two records, The Fundamentals (2007) and In the Tradition (2008).

Sunday Toona - How Long Edition

2 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Audience recording of Clapton and Paul Carrack performing How Long at the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Festival.

New York City Is A Jazz Town

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

Though music historians trace the roots of jazz to Congo Square in New Orleans, many others would say that New York has contributed more to its evolution than any other city. In fact, the features that characterize jazz also define the...Show More Summary

Boîte: Kitty’s Canteen on the Lower East Side

It’s a jazz bar and Jewish soul-food joint that looks like a New Orleans bordello run by a religious cat lady.


Big news. Starting this Thursday, August 7, I will be producing and hosting a weekly show on KRVS 88.7 FM here in Lafayette. I'm calling it Funkify Your Life and will feature the funkier sides of R&B, soul, and jazz from New Orleans,...Show More Summary

Much-Sampled Jazz-Fusion Drummer Idris Muhammad Has Died

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

New Orleans jazz/funk/R&B drummer Idris Muhammad (formerly Leo Morris) passed away July 29 at age 74. Cause of death has not been reported. Blessed with a fluid, nimbly funky style, Muhammad played on several tracks that were sampled...Show More Summary

Elio Villafranca And The Jass Syncopaters -- The Caribbean Tinge: Live from Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

2 months agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Ever since the jazz was created in the clubs and dancehalls of New Orleans, there was always a significant influence from the Caribbean region, specifically from Cuba. The island, which was just a ferry ride from the port city, had such a significant effect on the development of the music that {{m...

TVD Recommends: Omar Sosa and the New AfroCuban Quartet at Snug Harbor, 7/26

Saturday night, July 26, one of the leading lights of modern jazz piano appears with his band for the first time in New Orleans at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro. Show times are at 8 and 10 PM. Sosa is a native of Cuba and was trained in two...Show More Summary

Big Easy Wire: Only in New Orleans can one...

Only in New Orleans can one find a charming antebellum townhouse, formerly the home of a jazz legend, on the market for less than $1M. The $995K dwelling, which comes with a wrap-around iron gallery and interior balconies overlooking a...

Lionel Ferbos, Famed New Orleans Jazz Musician Passes At 103 Years Old

Though this might be the first time that you’re hearing his name, Lionel Ferbos kicked around New Orleans for over 100 years, making music for several of them. He was a frequent player at the New Orleans Jazz Festival and sat in as a session musician for several local and national acts coming through New

New Orleans’ Oldest Jazz Musician Dies At 103

A long-lived New Orleans musician whose career spanned a remarkable nine — yes, nine — decades, as old as jazz itself, has passed away: Trumpeter Lionel Ferbos, New Orleans’ oldest jazz musician, died on Saturday days after his 103rd birthday, local media reported. Ferbos stayed active long after reaching his century and last performed in public [...]

Trumpet legend Lionel Ferbos dead at 103

Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos has died at his home Saturday in New Orleans. He was 103.

New Orleans jazz legend Lionel Ferbos dies at 103

Lionel Ferbos, a jazz trumpeter considered New Orleans' oldest musician, died just two days after turning 103 years old, New Orleans' WWLTV reports. While Ferbos finally retired from playing due to health issues earlier this year, he...Show More Summary

Stanton Moore Goes Indie

3 months agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Drummer m: Stanton Moore is one of the prodigal sons of jny: New Orleans. His fans know him well from projects like Galactic, Garage a Trois and Dragon Smoke, which prodigiously fuse rock, jazz and funk. Moore, whose musical career spans nearly 25 years, is also an educator and has r...

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