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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show

Straight No Chaser is the place for jazz lovers (and those who will soon be jazz lovers) to enjoy podcasts with their favorite music and artists. Winner of the 2017 JazzTimes Readers' Poll for Best Podcast, your host Jeffrey Siegel will take you inside the world of jazz, from the new releases to the best festiva;s to remembrances of jazz legends.

Mar 8, 2011

Fat Tuesday. Mardi Gras. A day of excess before weeks of denial, leading up to the Easter Sunday celebration. It calls for over-the-top celebration, and here’s the music for it – an hour-plus long collection of New Orleans jazz, R&B and funk, both old and new, including:


Dejan’s Original Olympia Brass Band – “Olympia Special”

Louis Armstrong – “Gutbucket Blues”

The Meters – “Chicken Strut”

7 Walkers – “New Orleans Crawl”

Bunk Johnson – “When the Saints Go Marching In”

Donald Harrison – “Dance Hall”

Eddie Bo – “SGB”

George Lewis – “Bourbon Street Parade”

Nicholas Payton – “You Rascal You”

Marcia Ball – “Crawfishin’”

Piron's New Orleans Orchestra – “New Orleans Wiggle”

Lois DeLoatch - “Down By the Riverside”

Professor Longhair – “Go to theMardi Gras”

Dr. John – “Mardi Gras Day” (live in Montreux)


Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler!