Greater New Orleans

Heebie Jeebies

Armstrong, Louis - Musical Recording - “Heebie Jeebies” with the Hot Fives

 A recording of Louis Armstrong and the Hot Five performing “Heebie Jeebies” in 1962. Listen »

When The Saints Go Marching In

Armstrong, Louis - Audio - When The Saints Go Marching In

Louis Armstrong covers the classic song at the 1958 Monterey Jazz Festival. The recording features Mr. Armstrong on trumpet & vocals, Trummy Young on the trombone, Mort Herbert on bass, Billy Kyle playing piano, Peanuts Hucko jammin' on clarinet, Danny Barcelona on drums, and Velma Middleton on vocals. Produced by Jimmy Lyons, this song was recorded live at the Monterey Jazz Festival on October 3, 1958 (opening night). Listen »

Cornet Chop Suey

Armstrong, Louis - Musical Recording - “Cornet Chop Suey”

Louis Armstrong recorded Cornet Chop Suey in 1926 with the Hot Five. Listen »

Struttin' With Some Barbecue

Armstrong, Louis - Musical Recording - “Struttin' With Some Barbecue”

Louis Armstrong recorded Struttin' With Some Barbecue in 1927 with the Hot Five. Listen »

Danny Barker Interview 1

Barker, Danny - Interview - WWNO FM 1

Part 1 of an interview with Danny Barker recorded for WWNO FM, New Orleans. Listen »

Danny Barker Interview 2

Barker, Danny - Interview - WWNO FM 2

Part 2 of an interview with Danny Barker recorded for WWNO FM, New Orleans. Listen »

As Long As I Live

Barker, Danny - Musical Recording - “As Long as I Live”

New Orleans Jazz Club radio broadcast featuring Danny Barker playing, “As Long as I Live.” Listen »

Big Noise From Winnetka

Bauduc, Ray - Musical Recording - “Big Noise From Winnetka” recorded with his band

The Ray Bauduc Band plays “Big Noise From Winnetka” at the 1958 New Orleans Jazz Club Festival. Listen »

Baby Won't You Please Come Home

Bechet, Sidney - Musical Recording - “Baby Won't You Please Come Home”

April 6, 1985 New Orleans Jazz Club Radio Program featuring Sidney Bechet and New Orleans Feetwarmers performing “Baby Won't You Please Come Home.” The show is narrated by Fred Hatfield. Listen »

Shag

Bechet, Sidney - Musical Recording - “Shag”

Shag by Sidney Bechet, recorded in 1932. Listen »

Summertime

Bechet, Sidney - Musical Recording - “Summertime”

Sidney Bechet's Summertime recorded in New York City on June 8, 1939. Listen »

Rick Coleman Interview with Eddie Bo -Part 1

Bo, Eddie -Audio Recording -Rick Coleman Interview with Eddie Bo -Part 1

An interview with singer-songwriter Eddie Bo conducted at the New Orleans Jazz And Heritage Festival by Rick Coleman, in 1991. In this segment, Mr. Bo discusses past hits and collaborations.   Listen »

Rick Coleman Interview with Eddie Bo -Part 2

Bo, Eddie -Audio Recording -Rick Coleman Interview with Eddie Bo -Part 2

Interviewer Rick Coleman reads an Earl King quote describing Mr. Bo during his early days as a young performer. This is then followed by a musical demonstration by Mr. Bo.   Listen »

Rick Coleman Interview with Eddie Bo -Part 3

Bo, Eddie -Audio Recording -Rick Coleman Interview with Eddie Bo -Part 3

Eddie Bo discusses his formal musical training at the New Orleans' Grundwald School of music. He follows this disucssion by a musical demonstration.   Listen »

Rick Coleman Interview with Eddie Bo -Part 4

Bo, Eddie -Audio Recording -Rick Coleman Interview with Eddie Bo -Part 4

Eddie Bo explains the important of the Dew Drop Inn in the development of mid-twentieth century New Orleans music.   Listen »

Rick Coleman Interview with Eddie Bo -Part 5

Bo, Eddie -Audio Recording -Rick Coleman Interview with Eddie Bo -Part 5

In this final segment, Eddie Bo speaks of the importance of communicating with his audience  through music. This is followed by one final musical demonstration.   Listen »

Oral History Interview with Lindy Boggs on January 31, 1974.

Boggs, Corrine "Lindy" - Audio Recording - Oral history

Louisiana Congresswoman Lindy Boggs interviewed for the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina on January 31, 1974. Listen »

Junco Partner

Booker, James C. -Audio "Junco Partner"

Junco Partner was recorded in Los Angeles in 1973 at Paramount Studios. Unfortunately, the original master tapes of the session were lost and never found. But in 1992, tapes of the mixes done on the last night of the sessions were discovered and African Gumbo was released on The Lost Paramount Tapes. Listen »

Dr. John on Al Young and the Bop Shop

Broven, John -Audio -Dr. John on Al Young and the Bop Shop

An interview with Malcolm John "Mac" Rebennack, Jr., recorded in London in 1972, where he discusses fellow New Orleans musician Al young and the Bop Shop record store. Listen »

Dr. John on Dave Bartholomew

Broven, John -Audio -Dr. John on Dave Bartholomew

An interview with Malcolm John "Mac" Rebennack, Jr., recorded in London in 1972, where he discussed fellow New Orleans musician Dave Bartholomew. Listen »