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Aiges’ Jamaican Me Breakfast Club releases new material

When Scott Aiges moved to New Orleans in 1988, he planned on staying for two years, but ended up staying for 30. Before moving to Denver in early 2019, Aiges […]

MY MUSIC: Glen Hall

James Andrews, Troy and Glen David Andrews are first cousins with my mom so I grew up around music. Glen David gave me my first horn when I was six; […]

Darius Lyndsley is on a mission to turn his art into something more

Darius Lyndsley, “Da Bucket Banga,” beats his buckets on a curb outside of Belle’s Diner in the French Market—lifting the bucket slightly with his foot to provide different musical tones. […]

My Music: Natasha “Nattie” Sanchez

My dad, [George Sanchez], is a writer, actor and director, and my mom was an actress, so I was always around theater, was on stage by kindergarten and did theater […]

My Music: Drummer Jarrel Allen

“I was born in New Orleans, grew up in the 9th Ward, some in the Lower 9th Ward in my early life but after Katrina and the flood I grew […]

Five Questions with trumpeter James Andrews

James Andrews, who appeared in a 2015 OffBeat cover story, will perform at the Treme Creole Gumbo Festival on November 16. Ahead of the gig, we spoke with him about […]

My Music: Jenna Guidry

“I was born in Raceland, Louisiana and have lived in New Orleans since I was a sophomore in high school; I’m 21 now. I had my first singing lessons when […]

An Intimate Evening at Luthjen’s

Marigny Studios and Julian Mutter are partnering to host “An Intimate Evening at Luthjen’s,” a tribute to the former historic Luthjen’s Dance Hall where jazz lovers danced, drank and convened […]

MY MUSIC: Jamie Lynn Vessels

“I was born in Raleigh, North Carolina. My mom, just like her mom did for her and her five siblings, had me and my brother learn piano when I was […]

MY MUSIC: Carmela Rappazzo

“I was born in Albany but got out as soon as I could. I knew New York City was my thing because that’s where I had run always away to; […]