Since Bob Koester founded Delmar Records in St. Louis in 1953, Delmark Records has issued many important jazz recordings and over the years has built a catalog ranging from traditional New Orleans and Chicago style jazz to the first albums by members of the Art Ensemble of Chicago. Show More Summary
The main problem with Guns N Roses over the last two decades is that Axl is a douche, and they do nothing relevant. For a band with a frontman who is still, despite his asshole tendencies, one of the best rock vocalists in history, it?s sad that they can?t even maintain the tenuous relevance of a band like Kiss. Show More Summary
Simon and Garfunkel's headlining set at the 2010 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was one of the most difficult two hours of Art Garfunkel's life. A couple of months earlier, he started to experience major vocal problems, and when he launched into the opening of "A Hazy Shade of Winter" he was barely able to squeeze out a note. Show More Summary
LSU's busy Wednesday on the recruiting trail continued with the commitment of 4-star receiver Jazz Ferguson, an imposing physical specimen from nearby Saint Francisville, La. Per Ross Dellenger of the New Orleans Advocate: A product of West Feliciana High School, Ferguson is the No. Show More Summary
Want to hear Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child o’ Mine” played in the style of old-timey New Orleans jazz? Before you say no, give this Postmodern Jukebox cover of the classic ’80s rock song a chance. It is actually really fun, thanks in large...Show More Summary
From our amazing office manager Evanne: This Japanese grandma used to be in a jazz band with her husband, and her dream was to go to New Orleans and see live jazz. Her granddaughter (or niece, not sure) not only made her dream come true,...Show More Summary
The Soul Rebels came together under the idea of combining contemporary music with traditional New Orleans Jazz fundamentals. What results from this foundation, is a unique brass section with exciting originals and amusing renditions of popular songs. Coming to the Loft this Friday, drummer Derrick Moss spoke with Alex May about their unique sound and increasing […]
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is returning this year for two weekends, April 25-27 and May 1-4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course. The lineup was just announced and it includes Bruce Springsteen and the E Street...
Judging by the guest list, it appears that Jazz Fest is celebrating its 45th anniversary as if it were its 50th. Some of the names that top the bill include Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Phish and Arcade Fir...
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is one of the more sprawling music festivals around. Like Coachella and Austin City Limits, it spans two weekends, but unlike those fests, the lineup doesn’t just repeat itself — all seven days of festivities feature a unique lineup. That means the event is in the same league as [...]
Rise up, jazz fans: The line-up for the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Festival has just been announced, and the impressive line-up includes such legendary artists as Christina Aguilera, Christina Aguilera and also Christina Aguilera. (Please...Show More Summary
Today the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival announced its 2014 music lineup, including Eric Clapton, Robin Thicke, Christina Aguilera, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, and Arcade Fire, which prompted music fans around the world to start making plans. Show More Summary
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Santana, Phish and Christina Aguilera are among the headliners of this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Jazz Fest may also turn into a bit of a twerk fest with "Blurred Lines" singer Robin Thicke also on the lineup. Show More Summary
As I’ve mentioned previously, “Jazz Fest in New Orleans is hands down the best music festival you could ever attend” (sure, I might be a little biased) so of course I feel obligated to pass along the announcement of the Jazz Fest 2014...Show More Summary
Plus, Vampire Weekend, Foster the People, and Robert Plant.
Harry Connick, Jr. might be best known as a Grammy-winning musician and noted jazz pianist from New Orleans, but he?s also had a solid career in film and television. Here?s a look at 10 great roles he?s had on the big and small scre...
Having finished writing his fan letter to New Orleans jazz with Treme, David Simon is going back to his first love: drunken scribbles that spell out Pogues lyrics in-between what appears to be drawings of American flags set ablaze. He’s a fun guy. Show More Summary
New Orleans, the Big Easy city of Jazz, Mardi Gras, strong cocktails, non-stop partying and anything goes is a delight to see at night during the holiday season.
The roots of American jazz twist, turn, and spiral all the way back to the turn of the century... not this century, but the last century. In the 20th century's first decade down in jny: New Orleans, the story is told that one could frequently hear a cornet (which is similar to a trumpet) squawki...
George H. Buck, Jr., an unabashed devotee and supporter of traditional New Orleans jazz and an astute businessman and entrepreneur in the mercurial milieu of music and radio, passed away on Wednesday, December 11, 2013. He was 84 years old. Show More Summary