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Fabulous New Field Recordings By John And Alan Lomax

JALOPY RECORDS PARTNERS WITH MISSISSIPPI RECORDS TO RELEASE ‘LOST TRAIN BLUES’ – COMPILED FOR ALAN LOMAX’S 100TH BIRTHDAY WITH NEVER-BEFORE-ISSUED FIELD RECORDINGS

Alan Lomax (Photo by Bill Ferris)

Alan Lomax (Photo by Bill Ferris)

This project excited me when I was told about it. What foresight some people had to make these recordings and preserve them! Read the entire release about this album, but here is a sneak preview of St. James Infirmary.

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band Going Very Strong After 51+ Years

Wow, Preservation Hall Jazz Band gave us an incredible show at The Sinclair on Tuesday night! This show, presented by Grain Audio, was the fourth time I’ve seen the band in the past two years and it was quite possibly the best I’ve seen them.

Charlie Gabriel

Charlie Gabriel

Yes, I saw the band’s 50th anniversary show in January 2012 at Carnegie Hall in New York from sixth row center and it was amazing, but there was something about the energy in Tuesday night’s audience that made the band soar even higher than they normally do.

 

Ben Jaffe - more cowbell, please

Ben Jaffe – more cowbell, please

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