Monday Aug 25
The Wild Sound of New ...
Piano master, producer and arranger, composer and songwriter Allen Toussaint has done more than most to promote the musical legacy of New Orleans.
The Maryland Gazette
Southern Md. Blues Fest
The Southern Maryland Blues Festival brings the legendary Leon Russell and Irma Thomas , Spin Doctors and more to the Calvert County Fairgrounds this weekend.
Irma Thomas happy to give the people what they want
When her music career ebbed in the 1970s, Irma Thomas left her native New Orleans, moved to Oakland and took a day job at the Montgomery Ward department store in Richmond.
What's up with jazz and blues
Tuba player Phil Frazier, bass drummer Keith Frazier, and trumpeter Kermit Ruffins were all teenagers when they started the Rebirth Brass Band in 1983 at the beginning of New Orleans' brass-band revival.