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A jazz banjoist and guitarist with a career that stretched over parts of eight decades, Danny Barker lived the history of jazz in the twentieth century. Then, late in life, he became one of its most qualified chroniclers, drawing upon his recollections of the early days of jazz in New Orleans. Danny Barker spent his first six years living with his father’s family in a two-story apartment building on Chartre Street across from the French Quarter Ice. His grandfather on his mother’s side was Isidore Barbarin, a founding member of the original Onward Brass Band. And Danny’s uncle, Paul Barbarin, played in bands led by top jazz artists including King Oliver, Henry ‘Red’ Allen, and Sidney Bechet. Barker would follow in his Uncle Paul’s footsteps, leading to his first gig playing banjo subbing for an intoxicated Babe Son in Kid Rena's band
Jazz À La Creole: French Creole Music and the Birth of Jazz
by Richard J Salvucci
Jazz À La Creole: French Creole Music and the Birth of Jazz Caroline Vézina 236 Pages ISBN: #9781496842428 University Press of Mississippi 2022 The term creole" is one of those protean things whose meaning hinges on the context in which it is used. At the very least, it ...
Guitar Gods & Goddesses: An Alternative Top Ten Albums
by Chris May
Although it has been present in jazz since the 1920s, when it was routinely used in rhythm sections, as a solo instrument the guitar struggled to make itself heard--literally--until the second half of the 1930s, when reliable pick-ups and portable amplifiers became available. Foremost among the pioneers of the electrified instrument was Charlie Christian, a member ...
Charlotte Jazz Festival 2019
by Perry Tannenbaum
Patina Miller, The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, The Future of Jazz Orchestra, Maria Muldaur, Carlos Henriquez, Paul Nedzela, and Donna Hopkins Charlotte Jazz Festival Charlotte, NC May 1-4, 2019 Presented by the Leon Levine Foundation and staged by Blumenthal Performing Arts, the Charlotte Jazz Festival is continuing to grow incrementally ...
The Luis Russell Story This Week On Riverwalk Jazz
This week, Riverwalk Jazz presents the musical legacy of the great 1920s bandleader Luis Russell as his daughter, the magnificent vocalist Catherine Russell joins The Jim Cullum Jazz Band with Dick Hyman on piano. The program is distributed in the US by Public Radio International. You can also drop in on a continuous stream of shows ...
The Memories Of Danny Barker This Week On Riverwalk Jazz
This week's Riverwalk Jazz features interviews with New Orleans jazz pioneer Danny Barker. The Smithsonian Institution opened the vaults of the Archives Center at the National Museum of American History so that we could present Danny Barker’s authentic New Orleans vernacular as he recollects life in the Crescent City in the early 1900s. The program is ...
The Luis Russell Story This Week on Riverwalk Jazz
This week, Riverwalk Jazz tells the story of Luis Russell, the renowned pianist, arranger, songwriter and bandleader who backed Louis Armstrong on his rise to stardom and helped pioneer the modern jazz rhythm section. To help pay tribute to his father's legacy, Russell's daughterthe magnificent vocalist Catherine Russell joins The Jim Cullum Jazz Band with Dick ...
Frim Fram Sauce & Other Delicacies This Week on Riverwalk Jazz
This week, Riverwalk Jazz celebrates the beginning of this holiday season with a concert of cuisine-inspired jazz tunes. While you listen to our show, you can chop, slice, saute, bake and broil your way to a heavenly meal. Featured on the show are performances by The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and their guests Vernel Bagneris, Topsy ...
American Griot (The Legacy Of A Great Jazz Man)
By Danny Barker
What's For Dinner? Riverwalk Jazz Cooks This Week
Louis Armstrong used to sign his letters, Red Beans and Ricely Yours" and gave his jazz compositions titles like Struttin' with Some Barbecue" and Cornet Chop Suey." This week Riverwalk Jazz cooks up a banquet for those who like their music hot. Also on the menu, stories about that sweet spot" where food and jazz come ...