The Joys of Dixieland Jazz
The bright sound of Dixieland jazz evokes a specific era — and never fails to get you moving (even just a little).
The History of “St. James Infirmary Blues”
Louis Armstrong popularized this song in the ’20s, but it has a long history both prior…and after. We follow the trail of a classic.
“Up From The Streets”: The New Orleans Film We Need Now
There’s no form of American music NOT influenced by New Orleans. “Up From the Streets” is a loving documentary and tribute to this unique city.
Charlie Parker At 100
Jazz legend Charlie Parker would be 100 this year. A new box set from Craft Recordings celebrates his profound impact on bebop and more.
The Ultimate Winter Jazz Playlist
Few things warm up a drab winter weekend better than some great jazz. From Billie to Nina, Louis to ‘Trane, here’s an essential playlist.