Tag Archives: Davy Mooney

New Orleans Concert Picks of the Week: September 19 – 25, 2013

Hungry for live music… Look no further! Here’s OffBeat’s look at New Orleans’ top concerts for the week of September 19 – 25, 2013 featuring: Empire of the Sun, Amanda Shaw and the Cute Guys, Sweet Crude, Davy Mooney, Kristina Morales and the Bayou Shufflers, Snarky Puppy and Hurray for the Riff Raff. September 19September [...]

Obituary: Clyde Kerr, Jr. (1943-2010)

New Orleans jazz lost one of its most respected musical educators when Clyde Kerr, Jr. died in his sleep at his New Orleans home. He was 67, and his cause of death is not determined, though he had been suffering from several health problems in recent months. It’s undeniable to say that he has left [...]

YouTube du Jour: Johnaye Kendrick

Tonight, Thelonious Monk Jazz Institute grad Johnaye Kendrick plays Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse. Here she is at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art backed by Davy Mooney on guitar performing Sting’s “Until.”

Davy Mooney, Astoriano (LateSet)

Buzz has been building in the jazz world about Davy Mooney and his 7-string guitar. The New Orleans-native placed third in the 2005 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. After the storm, he moved to New York City and managed to stand out amid the mass of other talented players. Now he’s back home and a [...]