14 hrs ago
Music Review: Dr. John - 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat.The Spirit of Satch'
Dr. John joined by a gaggle of guest trumpeters and vocalists paying tribute to jazz legend Louis Armstrong : what more could you ask for? What, indeed? Dr. John's Ske-Dat-De-Dat.The Spirit of Satch is an album that promises a lot, but more important, it delivers on that promise.
19 hrs ago
Uber debate continues Tuesday at New Orleans City Hall
City administrators have proposed scrapping a requirement that luxury car trips must last at least three hours.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Columbia and RCA Victor Live Recordings of Louis Armstrong and the All Stars
Ever since he listened to "St. Louis Blues" on the Louis Armstrong's "16 Most Requested Songs" CD, Ricky Riccardi has been obsessed with Pops.
Best of New Orleans
Preview: Satchmo SummerFest
John Boutte performs on the Red Beans and Ricely Yours stage at 3:45 p.m. Friday at the Old U.S. Mint.
Remembering Jazz great Artie Shaw
On the eve of America's entry into World War II, TIME magazine reported that to the German masses the United States meant "sky-scrapers, Clark Gable, and Artie Shaw."
Best of New Orleans
Satchmo SummerFest to honor Lionel Ferbos
French Quarter Festivals announced it will honor Lionel Ferbos, who died July 17 at the age or 103, at Satchmo SummerFest .
New Orleans Calling: In Search of Satchmo
Welcome to the WWOZ's new nationally syndicated program, NEW ORLEANS CALLING! We have lots in store for you! The presence and spirit of Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong can be found in books, in movies, and on recordings spanning many decades -- but in New Orleans, he's very much alive in another way: in the spirit of the musicians of the city.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Levitt Celebration Sundays Music Series Kicks Off
The new Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts tonight kicked off its Celebration Sundays Music Series with a performance by The Hot Sardines featuring hot jazz, salty stride piano, and the kind of music Louis Armstrong, Django Reinhardt, and Fats Waller used to make.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Preview 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch' Dr. John's upcoming album
Mac 'Dr. John' Rebennack, onstage at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on May 3, 2014, during 'The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music.'
All About Jazz
RADIO/PODCAST: Cornet Master Bob Barnard This Week on Riverwalk Jazz
This week on Riverwalk Jazz, Australian cornet master Bob Barnard joins the Jim Cullum Jazz Band on the bandstand.
Myrtle Beach Online
Singer-pianist Dr. John still going strong at 73
Growing up as a New Orleans musician in the '40s and '50s, Mac Rebennack had a street-level view of the legend of Louis Armstrong.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
All About Jazz
VIDEO/DVD: Dave Lambert: Voice of Reason
If you want to truly understand the kind side of jazz-the side that reveres other artists, wants everyone to love the music and views improvisation as way to bring people together-you need to dig the music of Dave Lambert.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Record review: Dr. John - Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch
Dr. John Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch Concord You only have to look at the title of this record and the name of the artist on the cover to know that there's no way it isn't going to be great.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in West Virginia - Week of 7/20/2014
Hank Williams : Lost Highway in Broadway" border="0" height="100" width="100" align="right"> HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY West Virginia Public Theatre 7/23-7/27/2014 This bio- musical captures the highs and lows of one of country music's most significant artists who is frequently mentioned alongside Louis Armstrong , Robert Johnson , Duke Ellington ... (more)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Bria Skonberg Quartet Set for Louis Armstrong House Museum's...
The uber talented Bria Skonberg brings her quartet featuring Sean Cronin, Base; Dalton Ridenhour, Piano and Darrian Douglas, drums to Louis Armstrong House Museum today, July 19th at 2:00 pm.
HSO, Marva Hicks and Byron Stripling Pay Tribute To Ella And Pops At Talcott Mountain
When the Hartford Symphony Orchestra planned their tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, which takes place on July 25 as part of their Talcott Mountain Music Festival, they sure pulled in some ringers.
Trumpeter Hugh Masekela receives honorary degree
Trumpeter and singer Hugh Masekela, from Witbank, South Africa, was given a trumpet aged 14 by the American jazz legend Louis Armstrong and is still going strong at 75. He spent much of his life in exile during which time he released over 40 albums and was featured on countless more.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Lionel Ferbos, the longest-tenured jazz trumpeter in New Orleans, is 103 today
Lionel Ferbos, who long ago laid claim to the mantle of oldest active jazz musician in New Orleans, turns 103 on July 17 .
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Jazz Camp benefit concert tonight with Kermit Ruffins
If you haven't bought your tickets yet for the Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Jazz Camp benefit concert tonight with Kermit Ruffins , well, now's the time! Since it's formation in 1995 with support of the City of New Orleans , the Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp has grown by leaps and bounds offering instruction in brass, woodwinds, piano, ... (more)
Satchmo Summerfest 2014 and Old U.S. Mint bond over historic exhibit in New Orleans
Satchmo Summerfest embraces New Orleans history. In fact, this hip-shaking, gumbo-eating, second-lining French Quarter rite-of-swing centers on the Old U.S Mint , a branch of the Louisiana State Museum .