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Jon Cleary Joins Dr. John Tour

On the heels of playing his own national tour dates, Jon Cleary will join Dr. John’s (a.k.a. Mac Rebennack) Locked Down tour across the U.S. and Europe as a featured player in Mac’s band, The Lower 911.

Announcing the 29th Burlington Discover Jazz Festival

The 29th edition of the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival will be held from June 1-10, 2012. The Festival features ten days of jazz and beyond in every nook and cranny of this picturesque locale nestled in the Green Mountains of Vermont on the shores of Lake Champlain.

'Rubblebucket Live in Chicago' | Review

This morning I received my hot off the presses CD/DVD combo, Rubblebucket Live in Chicago.  I ripped off the plastic wrap to pop it in the player and pour over every detail of the jacket, the artwork, and the credits.  It looks like the antithesis to the no wave buzz back in the late 70’s.   The packaging is similar to a Ramones promo circa 1979.  The lettering has color but the photograph is in black and white with a nice contrast.  Photo credits go to a couple of Chicago’s finest photograp

MMJ, Mos Def, Blind Boys, Allen Toussaint & More to Join PHJB at Carnegie Hall

New Orleans jazz legends Preservation Hall Jazz Band are pleased to announce the special guests that will join them on stage for their 50th anniversary performance.  On January 7th, 2012 at 8:00pm they will grace the Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, with special guests My Morning Jacket, Del McCoury Band, Trombone Shorty, GIVERS, Allen Toussaint, Blind Boys of Alabama, Tao Seeger, & Mos Def.