• New Orleans

    Jazz at Fritzel’s French Quarter New Orleans/Avalon

    http://www.artistopia.com/hessionsession “Avalon” performed at Fritzel’s Jazz Pub in New Orleans’ French Quarter. Jim Hession – Piano. Ryan Burrage, Jacques Gauthe’ – Clarinets, Soprano Saxes.This classic, written by Al Jolson, made famous by Benny Goodman’s Quartet featuring a wonderful piano solo by Teddy Wilson who was a personal friend to Jim and Martha Hession. He actually edited a jazz piano history that Jim was writing for lectures and workshops at colleges and universities. Duration : 0:5:56

  • Bourbon Street

    Leroy Jones

    For more information, click here: http://fum.com.hk/bands/detail/000000069/page1/ Born in New Orleans on February 20th, 1958, Leroy began studying the trumpet at age 10, in school band. By the time he was 13 years old, he was already playing gigs and leading Danny Barker’s young Fairview Baptist Church Brass Band. The Fairview Band performed at church events, Social & Pleasure Club events, Funerals, and Second Line Parades all over the city of New Orleans. The band has performed at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the Smithsonian Institute Festival of Culture & Folklore. The Fairview band later evolved into the Hurricane Brass Band, which became the seed of the Dirty…

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  • Bourbon Street

    Let’s Fly Down (Bourbon Street Parade) – The Lagunatics – Dixieland Trad Jazz

    Ukulele Paul plays the Bacon & Day Tenor banjo with The Lagunatics in Laguna Beach, CA. Paul Levey, Gary Hogan and Jimmy at The Sawdust Festival 2005. Paul’s a regular with The Bourbon Street Irregulars, San Francisco Medicine Ball Band, Powell Street Jazz Band, San Francisco Strutters and other SF high pillars of low down and dirty New Orleans Jazz. Keep it up, fellas! Duration : 0:2:30