Traditional Jazz

Raphael Bas

Sat, 08/05/23
Raphael Bas is a talented guitarist and harmonica player who has been composing and performing music since junior high school. He grew up in Bourges, France, home of the eclectic music festival Printemps de Bourges, where he first performed at age 15. Now based in New Orlea... Read more

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Sat, 08/05/23
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band is one of the world’s most well-known embodiments of New Orleans jazz, a group that celebrates the music as both a treasured tradition and vibrant, living musical form. The Preservation Hall Jazz Band offers traditional jazz, often with conte... Read more

Preservation Brass

Sat, 08/05/23
Preservation Brass is the resident brass band affiliated with the venerable Preservation Hall. While Preservation Hall’s mainstay jazz band focuses on traditional New Orleans jazz (and accompanying instrumentation, including banjo, piano, etc.) the Preservation Brass ensemb... Read more

Pfister Sisters

Sat, 08/05/23
The Pfister Sisters carry on the legacy of innovative vocal jazz harmonies introduced by New Orleeans’ own Boswell Sisters, and have become a deeply revered New Orleans tradition in and of themselves. Since 1979, the Pfister Sisters have been bringing traditional jazz from ... Read more

Peter Harris

Sat, 08/05/23
Peter Harris lays down deep jazz bass grooves with his own acclaimed ensembles and for a host of top-named talent – Germaine Bazzle, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Herlin Riley, Ellis Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Don Vappie, and Nicholas Payton. The New Orleans native has... Read more

Paradise Jazz Band

Sat, 08/05/23
The Paradise Jazz Band captures the magic of a New Orleans street parade with their energetic horns and a repertoire that ranges from traditional jazz music from the 1920s and 30s to party classics like “Bourbon Street Parade.” Read more

Palmetto Bug Stompers

Sat, 08/05/23
The Palmetto Bug Stompers are some of the city’s most talented purveyors of traditional New Orleans jazz. Led by “Washboard Chaz” Leary on washboard and vocals and Bruce Brackman on clarinet, the combo brings impeccable musicianship – as well as Leary’s deep knowledge of co... Read more

Original Tuxedo Jazz Band

Sat, 08/05/23
Original Tuxedo Jazz Band, the city’s oldest continuously performing jazz group, represents a direct thread between the birth of jazz and the present day. From classic Crescent City dirges to hip-hop beats, the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band delights audiences around the world w... Read more

New Orleans Jazz Vipers

Sat, 08/05/23
The New Orleans Jazz Vipers play infectious traditional jazz made for dancing; the award-winning ensemble was the first band to play at the renowned Spotted Cat Music Club, and they remain a crowd favorite from Frenchmen Street to Finland.  The Vipers were founded in 1999 ... Read more

New Orleans Cottonmouth Kings

Sat, 08/05/23
The New Orleans Cottonmouth Kings bring a touch of Paris to Frenchmen Street and beyond with their hot jazz classics. The sextet – comprised of some of New Orleans’ finest jazz musicians – focuses on the more obscure tunes found in the traditional jazz canon, all performed ... Read more

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