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Sneak Preview: Chops

OffBeat is pleased to offer this clip from Chops, a documentary by Bruce Broder that debuted at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival. The movie follows high school jazz students as they prepare for […]

Coming Soon: “St. James Infirmary”

Preservation Hall Jazz Band will release a cartoon made in the style of the classic Max Fleischer animation in support of the new version of “St. James Infirmary,” which is remixed […]

Download: Garage a Trois Preview

Garage A Trois – Skerik, Mike Dillon, Marco Benevento and Stanton Moore – return October 27 with a new album, Power Patriot, on The Royal Potato Family label. They’ll play New […]

MySpace du Jour: Juvenile

Juvenile’s “Get Ya Hustle On” is one of the great post-K videos and songs, though the message is one that no one wanted at the time. juvenile-get ya hustle on

Festival of Friends

The Gretna Heritage Festival isn’t Jazz Fest, and it certainly isn’t Voodoo, either. Kerry Brown wouldn’t have it any other way. No stranger to the local music circuit, Brown has […]

YouTube du Jour: Henry Butler

Henry Butler offers his interpretation of Scott Joplin’s ragtime classic, “The Entertainer.” [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RT2R_VhoQSg[/youtube]

OffBeat Podcast: “Four Minutes” with Lumar LeBlanc

OffBeat‘s Colin Jones interviews the snare drummer and leader of the Soul Rebels.

Video: MSNBC Coverage of New Orleans Musicians Clinic

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Back to the Garden

Anyone who grew up in the 1970s or later has had to live with the premise that they missed rock ‘n’ roll’s best days. The Rolling Stone history of music […]

Live Review: When Schools Collide

Half-naked girls, big rims, and loud jewelry are now synonymous with hip-hop, but on August 6, these stereotypes took a backseat to the music. The “Footprints in Hip-Hop Tour” featured […]