http://www.jambase.com/Articles/118546/Video-Anders-Osborne-and-Luther-Dickinson-Easy-Money-Franklin’s-Tower This rather grooves nicely.... Luther Dickinson sitting in with Anders Osborne and band at this year’s New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
Creole Trombone:Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz John McCusker University Press of Mississippi 2012: Jackson MS Ed ‘Kid’ Ory was a pioneering New Orleans musician who was associated with some of the most important artists of the new jazz music of the early part of the 20th Century including Buddy Bolden, King Oliver and Louis Armstrong. Show More Summary
Over the years we’ve shown off the impressive audio and video handiwork of Funk It Blog’s Randy Bayers. Bayers headed to the Crescent City for Jazz Fest and wound up catching 29 bands in five nights, and that doesn’t even include the time he spent at the actual Fairgrounds. Show More Summary
The New Orleans Jazz Festival is a force to be reckoned with—a fact we learned firsthand attending this year's 44th annual fest in the pouring rain. It was still awesome.
While folks come to New Orleans's Jazz Festival for the music, there's no argument that they stay for the snacks, which have become the stuff of legend over the course of Jazzfest's storied 43 year history.
More rain, some of the coldest days ever experienced at the Fairgrounds, an inexplicable late opening, and schedule adjustment couldn’t come close to dampening the spirits of hundreds of thousands of festers. Here’s a look back at the second weekend of the 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. After a week of wet weather, [...] Advertise here with BSA
This fact may be hard to believe, but throughout their long and storied career the Preservation Hall Jazz Band have never released a studio album consisting entirely of their own original compositions. The legendary New Orleans act will change all that come July 9, with the release of That’s It! via Sony Legacy. Show More Summary
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has wrapped for the 44th year, but the music's still ringing across. Trombone Shorty and Aaron Neville closed...
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The overflow crowd inside the Jazz Tent at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival rose to its feet as soon as it heard the rubbery acoustic bass figure that opens the credits for every episode to HBO’s Treme. It’s the introduction to “Treme Song,” written and sung by John Boutte, who was standing by on stage. Show More Summary
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival came to a close on Sunday, rounding out its second weekend this year with performances from legendary musicians and new talents alike.
Yesterday, Phish keyboardist Page McConnell performed at the Fairgrounds in New Orleans with The Meter Men as part of the final day of Jazz Fest. Portions of McConnell and The Meter Men’s set, which focused on Meters material, was aired...Show More Summary
For the past two weekends the Crescent City has played host to the annual New Orlean’s Jazz & Heritage Festival. During their first-weekend set, Calexico paid tribute to one of New Orleans’ native sons – the severely under-appreciated Bobby Charles. Show More Summary
In honor of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, being held through May 5, we asked Bay Area chefs with Louisiana roots for their favorite Jazz Fest dishes.
NEW ORLEANS — For decades, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has closed with a performance by the city's own Neville Brothers. On Sunday,...
Frank Ocean has not only created a new kind of R&B album for the hip-hop era, but he’s also creating a new kind of R&B show.
“I want to sing a family song but it’s hard because there are so many to choose from,” Holly Williams told the mud-splattered crowd at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Friday.
1 Last night in Memphis Tonight in New Orleans That’s right, I’m with the band. Where we all want to be. If you don’t know Little Big Town’s “The Road To Here,” you’re unaware of the best Fleetwood Mac album the legendary band didn’t cut. Oh, they played their megahit “Pontoon.” Even the minor smash [...]
Frank Ocean returned to New Orleans Saturday, greeting the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival audience with an understated: "A lot has changed." The...
Adam Levine is all smiles while performing at the 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Friday (May 3) in New Orleans, La. “New Orleans…jazz fest…rain…can you dig?” the 34-year-old Maroon 5 frontman tweeted. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Adam Levine It was recently announced that Adam will appear with other The [...]