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Anthony Davis Scores Career-High 43 Points vs. Jazz (VIDEO)

Davis scored a career-high 43 points and pulled down 14 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Utah Jazz 106-94 on Saturday night. The post Anthony Davis Scores Career-High 43 Points vs. Jazz (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonl...

Postmodern Jukebox Gives Sam Smith's 'I'm Not The Only One' A Vintage New Orleans Twist: VIDEO

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Scott Bradlee and his Postmodern Jukebox have targeted "I'm Not The Only One" by out crooner / man of the moment Sam Smith as their next cover. This time, the group gives Smith's tune a decidedly New Orleans jazz vibe...

A.E.G. to Bring Its Music Festivals to AXS TV

Next year, AXS TV will broadcast 70 hours of live music from five of A.E.G.'s festivals, including Coachella and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

From Alligator Sausage to Late Night Jazz: A Quick Guide to Doing NOLA On Foot

Fall is a lovely time to visit New Orleans, especially if you tie it into a Saints game. The Superdome is right in the middle of downtown, an easy walk or pedicab ride  from the French Quarter. The c... via

TVD Recommends: Jorge Luis Pacheco Trio at the Prime Example, 10/30

The Cuban jazz piano player returns to New Orleans for two sets at the intimate Broad Street club on Thursday night. Pacheco has been making waves in the Havana jazz scene and is considered one of the leading lights of the next generation of jazz artists from the music-obsessed island nation. Show More Summary

Take Note: Study Shows Jazz and Silence Help Reduce Heart Rate After Surgery

Researchers are one step closer to confirming what people in New Orleans have known for decades: Jazz is good for you. Patients undergoing elective hysterectomies who listened to jazz music during their recovery experienced significantly lower heart rates, suggests a study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY(tm) 2014 annual meeting.

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

3 months 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...

3 months agoNews : 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

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