Fall has come and summer has gone since the last time we talked. Autumn can mean many things in New Orleans: new festivals, new restaurants, and plenty of things to do. For those of us working in the music industry, we find ourselves jam-packed with show after show during our busiest season of the year and often find ourselves overwhelmed with sets. Bandleader Aurora Nealand gave life to the Royal Roses after witnessing a resurgence in traditional jazz in younger generations of musicians.
After eight years of playing together, the Royal Roses still draw education and inspiration from the greats like Sidney Bechet and Django Reinhart amongst others while working to breathe new energy into the genre. Deltaphonic is a New Orleans duo that blends fingerpicking blues, funk, and roots rock into a surprisingly big sound. Propelled by the frenetic performances and memorable songwriting of band leader Andrew T. The band is currently working on a third album set for release in Started from the genius of a recording session, the original trio played around town for about a year before they began adding their own music to their setlists.
Though New Orleans is known for its jazz, hip-hop, rap, and modern funk are the name of the game when it comes to The Grid. Catch this unique show at the Maple Leaf on Oct. With a voice that is as powerful with a whisper as it is with a bellow, contemporary New Orleans jazz singer Robin Barnes is here to stun audiences. The group plays original material as well as inspired arrangements of quintessential classics.
The Jesse Morrow Trio will perform carefully crafted original compositions with seemingly telepathic precision as they explore a wide spectrum of grooves and singing melodies lead by outstanding bassist Jesse Morrow. The Soul Rebels began after an idea to expand upon both the pop music they loved on the radio as well as the New Orleans traditional brass they grew up on.
They continue to chart new territory in feature films, global tours, and unparalleled musicianship that celebrates life, funk, and soul. This month features both Nyce! The brothers quickly began playing clubs and festivals around Louisiana, taking the traditional music they were raised with to new levels of rhythmic energy and spontaneity, eventually leading to the release of their Grammy Award-winning album, Kalenda. Gillet is a Belgian cellist, improviser, composer, and singer who has graced New Orleans since moving here.
What makes the band unique is the complexity of musical changes with the solid principle: have fun. For more information and updates about how New Orleans is addressing the Covid outbreak — including restaurants that are currently open for takeout and delivery — please visit NewOrleans. October 1: Royal Roses at The Maison at 7 p. October Jesse Morrow Trio at Bacchanal at p. October Helen Gillet at Bacchanal at p. By Lauren Saizan. By Staff.