Photos: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage 2017

The second weekend of the 2017 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival unfolded in perfect weather and featured parades, local acts as well as world-class performers. Some of the headliners included Snoop Dogg, Buddy Guy,  Trombone Shorty, Patti Labelle, Tank & the Bangas, Lee Konitz, Big Freedia, Chucho Valdes, Leyla McCalla, Kenny Barron and many … More Photos: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage 2017

Photos: Mike Dillon Punk Rock Percussion Consortium at the Music Box Village

On May 4, 2017, the Music Box Village in New Orleans’ Bywater welcomed Mike Dillon’s Punk Rock Percussion Consortium, a colossal project matching the never-ending ambitions of the bandleader as well as the quirky environment offered by the location. With a history playing in bands such as Galactic, Garage à Trois or Karl Denson’s Tiny … More Photos: Mike Dillon Punk Rock Percussion Consortium at the Music Box Village

Photos: Tasche De La Rocha’s Gold Rose Album Release Party

Tasche De La Rocha is a singer/songwriter based in New Orleans. After years of polishing her songs and gathering the means and people, she was able to channel her work as a musician to create her first full-length album, Gold Rose. For the release of her debut album, the artist threw a high school prom-themed … More Photos: Tasche De La Rocha’s Gold Rose Album Release Party

Video: Noah Young Band

“The seamless blend of inspired jazz and instrumental funk on “Memory Lane” will be familiar to fans of Naughty Professor, yet distinct enough to warrant its own categorization. The tune keeps things cool as cucumber until the final minute, when the mood switches gears for a swirling crescendo.” — Sam D’arcangelo, OffBeat Magazine