Hot 8 Brass Band Performs with Youth Music Program in Paris

View Article on OffBeat.com As part of their tour in France, the Hot 8 Brass Band joined forces with a local New Orleans-themed brass band and members of a youth music program for a performance at the Festival Villes des Musiques du Monde in Aubervilliers, outside of Paris on Sunday, November 6. In 2013, the … More Hot 8 Brass Band Performs with Youth Music Program in Paris

Interview: Béla Fleck Opens Up About His Duo With Chick Corea

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

Trumpets Trump Drumpf

(Photo by Caitlyn Ridenour) View article on OffBeat.com     Musicians and protesters gathered in front of the Lakefront Airport on Friday, March 4, to speak out against the Donald Trump Rally. Protesters met in the area before starting a second line that led the group down Stars and Stripes Boulevard to the airport. Different … More Trumpets Trump Drumpf