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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show

Welcome to Straight No Chaser, the Award-winning Podcast hosted by Jeffrey Siegel

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!