Rebirth Brass Band is extremely excited to announce that their latest record, Rebirth of New Orleans has been nominated for a 2012 GRAMMY for Best Regional Roots Music Album. It was produced by Tracey Freeman (Harry Connick, Jr.) and engineered by Chris Finney. Rebirth of New Orleans was released earlier this year on Basin Street Records to critical praise from across the music spectrum.
New Orleans jazz legends Preservation Hall Jazz Band are pleased to announce more 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 Trey McIntyre Project, Steve Earle, Merrill Garbus (tUnE-yArDs), & Ed Helms. These guests join an already incredible list that includes My Morning Jacket, Del McCo
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There’s a chill in the air, and the sounds of the season are everywhere. Christmas, you ask? No, you’re in New Orleans, and it’s Carnival time — Meet Me at Mardi Gras.
Have you ever worried that there won’t be an audience for jazz in the future?Jazz already represents only a small fraction of the music market and schools are teaching less and less music, much less jazz (if any). Without exposure, kids don’t even know what they’re missing. It’s time we take proactive and concrete steps to reverse the situation.Enter...The Jazz Drama Program!The Jazz Drama Progr
Guitarist Dave Stryker, who got his start working with Jack McDuff and Stanley Turrentine stretches the boundaries of the organ sound while keeping the groove deep on his new CD "Blue Strike" (SteepleChase 31729). Once again Dave teams with young Hammond organ phenom Jared Gold, as well as legendary drummer Billy Hart, and adds to the front line two rising stars with their own sounds;
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.Tickets for what is bound to be an unforgettable night go on sale December 2nd and are availabl
This last month of public programming in the year 2012 by the National Jazz Museum in Harlem presents conversations with well-established jazz artists such as Hal Galper and Steve Turre for Harlem Speaks, and live performances by emerging jazz musicians Jon Escreet, Sam Yahel and Dan Tepner for Harlem in the Himalayas at the Rubin Museum of Art. Museum co-director Christian McBride, who recently released the big band recording The Good Feeling and the duet CD, Conversations with Christian, will lead a month long journey into the sounds of the great jazz cities Pittsburgh, Chicago, Detroit,
New Orleans jazz legends Preservation Hall Jazz Band are celebrating their 50th anniversary by performing with some of their musical friends at one of the most legendary venues in the world. On January 7th they will grace the Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, with special guests to be announced soon. Tickets for what is bound to be an unforgettable night go on sale December 2nd and are available at