Harry Connick, Jr., is from New Orleans, often cited as the birthplace of jazz. The city’s distinctive musical culture had a heavy influence on Connick’s own musical style. That connection between place and musicianship was not something Connick saw in the early rounds of this year’s American Idol auditions. Show More Summary
Elton John, the Who and the new partnership of Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga will headline in New Orleans; Newport will include Dr. John and Arturo O’Farrill’s Latin Jazz Orchestra.
Elton John, the Who, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, No Doubt, Pitbull, Trombone Shorty, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ed Sheeran and T.I. are among dozens of acts slated to play the 2015 Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans, one of the biggest and most diverse music festivals in the world.
New Orleans Jazz Fest, which has much more than just jazz, returns this year for two weeks, April 24-26 and April 30-May 3. The lineup includes Elton John, The Who, Jimmy Buffett, Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, No Doubt,...
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, which this year runs 4/24 – 5/3, has long been one of the weirdest and most all-over-the-place of America’s festivals, pushing way past the boundaries that its name implies and pulling in acts from wherever the hell. And this year’s list of headliners makes basically no sense whatsoever: [...]
Elton John, The Who, Wilco, and Ryan Adams among notable acts playing legendary festival.
When those in New Orleans' tourism industry have to pick a side, as they do in New Year's Day's Alabama vs. Ohio State Playoff semifinal, they tend to pick New Orleans. Kat and Big Sexy Kat is 24. She sometimes has a jazz dance set on...Show More Summary
The New Orleans Pelicans looked to get themselves back on track on Tuesday night when they took on the Utah Jazz. The Pelicans had dropped two of their last three games and faced a tricky test from the young Jazz, who had lost two straight and 11 of 12. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Anthony Davis is expected to return from a chest injury for Tuesday night's game against the Utah Jazz.
The long anticipated music education facility will open its doors for the first time with a gala concert featuring the Jordan musical family of New Orleans led by patriarch Edward “Kidd” Jordan at 8 PM. Advance tickets are sold out although a limited number will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Show More Summary
The building, with a concert hall and recording facilities, is named in honor of George and Joyce Wein.
Starz has put in development Storyville, a drama series set in New Orleans during the turn of the 20th century where prostitution was decriminalized and an exceedingly vibrant, hedonistic, celebratory subculture emerged and fueled the birth of jazz. Show More Summary
Daniel Pritzker strolls the gritty streets of 1901 New Orleans with a light touch and a low-key confidence. A chat with the marching band, a question about continuity and he’s ready for another take on Bolden!, his film about Buddy Bolden, the doomed cornet player credited with inventing jazz. Nine...
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...
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...
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.
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 JustLuxe.com
The best of rock and jazz joined forces at this year's Voodoo Music Experience.
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
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.