Christmastime in New OrleansAimHigher Recordings/Verve Label Group
2016 has been a difficult year for the state of Louisiana, plagued by rising floodwaters and racial tensions. As the fall sets in and the holiday season approaches, a more heart-warming narrative takes center stage with Christmastime in New Orleans. Capturing the festive spirit and traditions of New Orleans, this new project aims to maintain the traditions of some of the city's great artists such as Louis Armstrong, Dr. John and Harry Connick Jr. The album features some of The Big Easy's finest jazz musicians in beautiful, custom instrumental arrangements of holiday favorites, providing a freshly swinging soundtrack for the holiday. The American Public Television Special, "Christmastime In New Orleans," will air throughout the fall and holiday season on various stations throughout the country, with Louisiana Public Broadcasting airing a sneak peek of the show on September 7. Additional airdates will follow, including special October preview broadcasts with WYES in New Orleans.
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SYND: PRI/Jazz After Hours | Jazz Happening Now, Radio DeLuxe, CBC
Direct: Stingray, AccuRadio
Markets include: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Miami, St. Louis, Baltimore, Portland, Detroit, Denver, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Albuquerque, Hartford, Tampa, Sacramento, Raleigh NC, Hartford, Rochester NY, KS(Statewide), WV(Statewide), Honolulu, Vancouver
Online: MOJA, Audiophile Audition
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The NOLA Players' - Christmastime in New Orleans / all about jazz review
As valuable as the Marsalis family is to the New Orleans jazz community, their creative presence is so dense that most music made in NOLA will be drawn into their sonic orbit. This is not a bad thing, but neither is a little heterogeneity. This is what makes The NOLA Players' Christmastime in New Orleans such a joy, because of its ability to stand up to such holiday musical pinnacles as A Crescent Ci...