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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.

Feb 25, 2020

"It has been said that a Scotchman has not seen the world until he has seen Edinburgh; and I think that I may say that an American has not seen the United States until he has seen Mardi Gras in New Orleans." - Mark Twain

Today is Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras day. I'm in New England, a long way from the festivities in body, but I'm with them in spirit. And nothing gets me going like a good hour plus of music from New Orleans' finest musicians. So, let the good times roll, and let's enjoy Podcast 729, with musical selections including:

Fats Domino - "Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?"

Nicholas Payton - "Wild Man Blues"

Bo Dollis & Monk Boudreaux; - "Jockomo Jockomo"

Preservation Hall Jazz Band - "My Bucket Has a Hole in It"

David Baptiste & The Gladiators; - "Funky Soul (Part 1)

Dumpstaphunk - "Dancin' to the Truth"

Al Belletto Big Band; - "Jazznocracy"

Dr. John with the Donald Harrison Band - "Funky New Orleans"

Henry Butler - "Hey Now Baby"

Dirty Dozen Brass Band - "Do It Fluid"

Jon Batiste - "Kenner Boogie"

Earl King - "Street Parade"

Tim Laughlin - "King of the Mardi Gras"

Neville Brothers - "Meet De Boys On the Battlefront"

Laissez les bons temps rouler!