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Grammy-winning musician Irvin Mayfield, left, and Emmy-winning actor Michael Chiklis pose for a photo during a 2011 benefit at Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.
The partyin'-est, beat-heaviest, most flat-out fun jazz ensemble of any kind in Washington D.C. has got to be Yamomanem .
A newly released trailer for the Foo Fighters' upcoming HBO series "Sonic Highways" opens with 30 seconds of footage shot in New Orleans, mostly at Preservation Hall.
The word surfaced several times during a phone call with the affable singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonica ace, who performs with his four-piece band at Harlow’s on Tuesday night.
Take 5 with jazz trumpet player Steve Robinett Robinett's "Playin' Favorites" a return to roots, exploration into new compositions.
Eastern New Orleans musician and producer Jamal Batiste is making his movie debut in the biographical drama, "Get On Up," about the life of the godfather of soul James Brown.
Renowned US saxophonist Eric Marienthal is the special guest at Massey University's Albany Jazz Concert of the Year, which kicks off at 8pm on Sunday August 24. "This is going to be an unmissable night of fantastic entertainment," says Phil Broadhurst.
The season opens with Elvis, 40 or so of him, when the week-long Ultimate Elvis Festival roll into town.
Stooges Brass Band brings NOLA sound to Live Oaks The Stooges Brass Band is one of the elite brass bands in New Orleans.
Dameon Gabriel comes from New Orleans music royalty. His family can trace its music roots all the way back to 1850s New Orleans and the eventual beginnings of jazz.
We got a real treat recently having Branford Marsalis in town. And while we often consider the Marsalis' the first family of Jazz, Branford said mastering his horn came by playing a variety of music.
Looking for a romantic getaway? Check out the "Big Easy" for a sure thing. New Orleans is flush with its share of intimate encounters and attractions that will ignite intrigue and passion.
In the dog days of summer , sitting at my laptop in the air-conditioning, my thoughts often turn toward looking at adorable dogs and cats on the Internet.
New Orleans' toasting-town reputation gets two hours of prime-time exposure Wednesday on a high-numbers cable outlet, Esquire.
Back to school special! NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis , along with his father Ellis, brother Jason, and bassist David Pulphus perform "Can You tell me how to get to Sesame Street?" and other selections from Delfeayo's upcoming release The Last Southern Gentlemen .
Dr. John, a.k.a. Mac Rebennack, says Louis Armstrong visited him in a dream. He's seen here playing in their shared hometown of New Orleans last year.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 01:16 am
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