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Ancestral Echoes – The Covina Sessions, 1976

Label: Dark Tree Records
Released: 2020
Track listing: Ancestral Echoes; Sketches of Drunken Mary; Jo Annette; Eternal Egypt Suite.


Article: Live Review

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at The Space at Westbury

Read "Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at The Space at Westbury" reviewed by Mike Perciaccante

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with special guests The Pimps of Joytime The Space at Westbury Westbury, NY June 12, 2015 The new, young ambassador of the jny: New Orleans sound stormed the stage at Westbury, NY's The Space on Friday, June 12. Troy “Trombone Shorty" Andrews is ...


Article: Live Review

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Days 4-7: May 5-8, 2011

Read "New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Days 4-7: May 5-8, 2011" reviewed by Sandy Ingham

Days 1-3 | Days 4-7 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival New Orleans, LA April 27-May 6, 2011 Day 4: Thursday May 5, 2011 Vibraphonist Stefon Harris and Blackout was the featured act in the WWOZ Jazz Tent, but Christian Scott stole the show. Scott--the young New ...


News: Festival

Jazz Fest: 2010 Lineup/Dates

PEARL JAM, MMJ, CROWES, WSP, ARETHA AND MORE! Jazz Fest '09 by Adam McCullough The usual dizzying assortment of musical talent will descend on New Orleans for the 41st New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The first weekend takes place April 23-25, 2010, and the second week is April 29-May 2, 2010. The lineups thus far ...


Satchmo of the Ghetto

Label: NYNO
Released: 1998


Article: Album Review

James Andrews: Satchmo of the Ghetto

Read "Satchmo of the Ghetto" reviewed by Ed Kopp

1/2 New Birth Brass Band leader James Andrews makes his solo debut on Satchmo of the Ghetto, an upbeat release that mixes second-line jazz with New Orleans Ninth Ward R&B. Singer-trumpeter Andrews lifts expectations with the evocative nickname he's chosen for himself, but he truly merits comparisons to the original Satchmo. Andrews has a similar gravelly ...


Article: Album Review

James Andrews: Satchmo Of The Ghetto

Read "Satchmo Of The Ghetto" reviewed by Jim Santella

With Allen Toussaint and Dr. John backing him on organ and piano, James Andrews presents the kind of fun-loving music that takes place in Preservation Hall. Not one to employ etude drills or carefully-articulated tonguing exercises, the trumpeter remains loose and lyrical. Similarly, his singing has roots in blues and trad jazz; it's music intended to ...


Article: Album Review

James Andrews: Satchmo of the Ghetto

Read "Satchmo of the Ghetto" reviewed by Douglas Payne

It's a bold move aligning yourself with the great Louis Armstrong. But it seems if anyone could pull it off its 28-year old trumpeter James Andrews. The New Orleans native actually earned the moniker “Satchmo of the Ghetto" back in his Treme neighborhood. He's come up through a variety of brass bands and has played with ...


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