Smokin’ Time Jazz Club 2:00 PM Friday March 27, 2015

Smokin’ Time Jazz Club is a New Orleans based traditional jazz band. They perform the music of the 1920s and 30s for today’s listeners, swing dancers and jazz fans. Smokin’ Time’s repertoire includes the traditional jazz songs we’re familiar with and a large helping of old time tunes that we might not have heard.  The 8 piece band is...

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Kidd Jordan and Hamiet Bluiett saxophone improvisers 9:00 PM Thursday April 30, 2015

Kidd Jordan was born and raised in Crowley, LA and grew up listening to Zydeco and Blues music.  By the time he was in high school, Kidd was performing in saxophone ensembles and studying the music of Charlie Parker.  Mr. Jordan attended Southern University at the same time as famed modern jazz clarinetist Alvin Batiste. He moved to New Orleans in 1955 and performed...

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Roy Bookbinder 2:00 PM Friday May 8, 2015

Roy Bookbinder is a journeyman guitarist and storyteller.  He has been traveling, singing and playing guitar, teaching and making records since 1971.  His style is pure American music passed down from the creators of the style who lived the stories told in the songs.   Roy’s talent for playing guitar is apparent the first listen.  He uses a finger picking...

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Greg Schatz and the Geniuses 2:00 PM Friday May 22, 2015

Songwriter Greg Schatz originally gained local notoriety as the bassist with blues guitarist Jeremy Lyons (who took over The Sake Stampede at The Dragon’s Den from Coco Robicheaux and Kenny Holiday).  New Orleanians found out later that he also plays piano and accordion.  He leads his group as Schatzy performing quirky compositions are steeped in tradition, yet...

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The International Songwriters Collective 8:00 PM Friday June 12, 2015

The International Songwriters Collective is a group of 3 guitarist/composers from The United States and Europe.  New Orleans native Jimmy Robinson has teamed up with Brick deBois (FLOATSTONE) from Antwerp Belgium and a brilliant songwriter from Amsterdam, Lily Kiara who is a member of the group The RIVER. They are touring all over the U.S.in the summer of...

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