Author: Geraldine Wyckoff

A Test of Time

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell celebrates its 40th anniversary, proving its ~ and the city’s ~ resilience.

JAZZ ALL-STARS: Coming of Age

If our annual Jazz All-Stars feature were a person, it would now be eligible to vote. This is our 18th year of honoring the city’s best Jazz musicians. From the beginning our mission has been to draw attention to those…

Social Aid and Lots of Pleasure

“It’s my life and I love it,” declares Alfred Carter, better known by all simply as “Bucket.” A member of the Young Men Olympian Jr. Benevolent Association for 68 of his 73 years, he isn’t exaggerating his assessment of what…

Our Jazz All-Stars The Class of '07

Lordy, if it wasn’t for the music we’d be such a poorer city.  With it we are rich in ways that few cities are. Each April we present a class of Jazz All-Stars, two hypothetical bands, one contemporary, the other…

MARCHING BACK IN

This is our 17th annual Jazz All-Stars issue, in which we honor musicians who perform locally. The selections are divided into traditional and contemporary styles. These, plus those honored in the past, catalog the finest jazz talent to work in…