Traditional Jazz


Tue, 04/09/24
New Orleans Gypsy Trad Jazz band Harmonouche, is a three year-old quartet and new addition to the local music scene. Harmonouche is quickly experiencing strong interest among music lovers, dancers, newlyweds and the curious, for its fun, fresh and creative interpretations. ... Read more

Tom Saunders & The Hotcats

Tue, 04/09/24
The Hotcats is a 5 piece band performing real 1920's Traditional Jazz. Bio Provided by FQF Inc. Read more

Louis Ford & His New Orleans Flairs

Fri, 03/22/24
Louis Ford & His New Orleans Flairs have been delighting audiences all over the world for decades. They are regulars at Jazz Fest and French Quarter Fest in New Orleans, and entertain at dozens of visiting conventions every year. But they love private parties: weddings, eng... Read more

Mayumi Shara & New Orleans Jazz Letters

Sat, 03/16/24
Shara began her study of the classics with influences as varied as Motohiko Hino and Elvis Jones. After sinking eight years of devotion and hard work into her craft, she made a name for herself in the Tokyo jazz world and gained the respect of her fellow musicians. In 1992,... Read more

Leslie Cooper

Fri, 03/15/24
Leslie Cooper brings a lifetime of traditional jazz heritage to the stage. As a young girl in Alabama, she would accompany her family when her musician father played in New Orleans, and her love of the genre never wavered. After many years in the health care field, she rece... Read more

Stephen Walker

Fri, 03/15/24
Stephen Walker has the proven ability to play all genre’s of music. He has mastered the slide so much that he has created his own signature sound. Rooted in Gospel Music he has studied all forms and modes of jazz music starting with traditional jazz to modern day jazz music... Read more

Tommy Sancton's New Orleans Legacy Band

Wed, 03/13/24
The NOLB is a New Orleans-based group specializing in traditional jazz. Led by clarinetist Tommy Sancton, who learned at the feet of the great George Lewis and other jazz pioneers active around Preservation Hall in the 1960s, the NOLB is a band with strong roots in the past... Read more

Banu Gibson

Wed, 03/13/24
Banu Gibson is a bandleader, a vocalist, a dancer, a banjo/guitar player, a director, and a choreographer. Her expressive voice, swinging repertoire, and engaging stage presence make her a favorite among fans of traditional New Orleans jazz and Tin Pan Alley standards. Gib... Read more

Clive Wilson's New Orleans Serenaders

Wed, 03/13/24
The New Orleans Serenaders perform for Jazz Festivals and concerts. They revisit the repertoire associated with famous jazz pioneers Kid Ory, Louis Armstrong and others, bringing to life musical selections from all phases of their careers such as Ory’s Creole Trombone, Corn... Read more

On the Levee Jazz Band

Tue, 03/12/24
Hal Smith began playing drums in 1963. He heard Ben Pollack, Nick Fatool, Wayne Jones and Fred Higuera in live performance and they are still four of his major influences. Later, Hal heard Minor “Ram” Hall’s recordings with Kid Ory’s Creole Jazz Band and became interested i... Read more

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