Continuum--A Journey Through Jazz
Episode 17: “Satchmo Summerfest, Part 2"
Hosted and Produced by J. Scott Fugate, “The Jazz Evangelist"
As always, the show is free, absolutely legal, fun for the whole family, and available for listening right now, right here, from any device: http://lnk.ms/CGLwM
This week I'm broadcasting live from the Crescent City--the Birthplace of Jazz--New Orleans where they are preparing for the 10th Annual Satchmo Summerfest this coming weekend!
For more information about all the events and full schedule, please visit: http://www.fqfi.org/satchmosummerfest/
Last week I covered some of the artists that will be performing as part of the Satchmo Club Strut presented as a fund raiser for New Orleans Jazz Celebration. In case you missed it, please visit their website for the full schedule, tickets and details: http://www.nojc.org/satchmo-club-strut
This week I continue with a more in depth look at the Satchmo Summerfest, providing audio examples of some of the styles of music that will be featured--such as Traditional Jazz played by Tim Laughlin, Jamil Sharif, and Dr. Michael White . . . the sound of New Orleans exemplified in the blues shuffle & swing of Kermit Ruffins, Jeremy Davenport, and Leroy Jones . . . and of course, Brass Band music played by the Storyville Stompers and Treme Brass Band . . . as well as the Hot Swing / Gypsy Jazz of Linnzi Zaorski. They are all part of the sound and spirit of New Orleans!
It's going to be a hot time in the Crescent City this weekend--so, grab your umbrella, get a clean handkerchief, prepare your taste-buds for a bowl of gumbo and a plate of beignets, and get ready to second line ya'll!
If you're down in New Orleans this week, let me know . . . and I'd also love to hear from anyone, anywhere in the world with any comments, questions or requests for future shows. Just send an e-mail to [email protected]
PLAYLIST: Continuum--A Journey Through Jazz Episode 17--"Satchmo Summerfest, Part 2"
Louis Armstrong--"What A Wonderful World"--What A Wonderful World--1968-- (Verve)
Kermit Ruffins--"Palm Court Strut"--Live at Vaughan's--2007--(Basin Street)
Jason Marsalis--"Seven Come Eleven"--Music Update--2009- (Elm)
Tim Laughlin--"Monkey Hill"--The Isle of Orleans--2003--(Gentilly)
Jamil Sharif--"Peep Diggidy"--Jamillennium--2000--(Umdah)
Dr. Michael White--"St. Louis Blues"--Blue Crescent--2008--(Basin Street)
Jeremy Davenport--"Mr. New Orleans"--We'll Dance 'Til Dawn--2009--(Basin Street)
Kermit Ruffins--"Wake Up Nessie"--Big Easy--2002--(Basin Street)
Leroy Jones--"C Jam Shuffle"--Back To My Roots--2002--(Louisiana Music Factory)
Storyville Stompers--"Mardi Gras Stomp"--A Brass Menagerie--2004--(Regulator)
Treme Brass Band--"Wolverine Blues"--Straight From the 6th Ward--2003--(Tipitina's)
Linnzi Zaorski & Delta Royal--"Mean To Me"--Linnzi Zaorski & Delta Royal--2003-- (Linnzi Zaorski)
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