Jason Marsalis, Christian Scott Put The Jazz In Jazz Fest Opening Day Every now and again you hear a grumpy jazz-head complain about the Jazz Fest not really being about jazz anymore; and with main headliners including The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Snoop Dogg, J. Cole and Flo Rida, there’s a case to be made … More Jazz Fest 2016: First Weekend Reviews
OffBeat Magazine‘s yearly Jazz Fest Bible features a large preview of New Orleans’ most prized event, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival that will take place during the last weekend of April and first weekend of May of 2016.
View article on OffBeat.com On Saturday, April 16, the Orpheum Theater in New Orleans opened its doors for a unique show, welcoming the Chick Corea & Béla Fleck Duo. A couple of days prior to the show, I had the opportunity to speak with Béla Fleck on the phone. Béla Fleck is one … More Interview: Béla Fleck Opens Up About His Duo With Chick Corea
The French Quarter Festival rolled in the center of New Orleans with four full days of live music, food, dance lessons etc. With New Orleans music in full force, the festival broke its attendance record by a long margin. Among artists to be recognized in the photos below are: Bonerama, Magnetic Ear, Meschiya Lake & … More Photos: French Quarter Festival 2016