Posts Tagged ‘jazz fest’

Jazz Fest 2016

Tweet And, we’re back!  And off to a good start, because the driver for our first Uber trip to the Fair Grounds was the son of Robert Parker, of Barefootin’ fame. We got the lowdown on the song’s origin and while we’re saddened to hear that he’s mostly retired, we also learned that he’s tearing […]


Jonathon Boogie Long at Jazz Fest 2015

Tweet We don’t love the hat. But just about everything else is what’s not to love? Jonathon Boogie Long shredded the other bands at the Best of the Beat awards. Terrorized the Blues and BBQ festival. Was easily the best blues act at Jazz Fest 2015. Has been called the “living embodiment of the modern […]


Vintage Trouble at Jazz Fest 2015

Tweet Vintage Trouble have only been playing together since 2010, but you’d guess more like 1960. Consisting of Ty Taylor (the suit-shredding front man), Nalle Colt, Rick Dill, and Richard Danielson, they play…umm… never mind. We’ve raved about their “apartness” in the past, and they fit precisely (we love irony) into the hard to categorize, […]


Elton John at Jazz Fest 2015

Tweet Many festival purists are skeptical of the big acts at Jazz Fest, but Elton John proved to be a an exemplary exception, in the eyes (and ears) of everyone we spoke with.  We grew up listening to Benny and the Jets and marveling at the crazy piano player in the gigantic glasses and outlandish […]


Jazz Fest 2014!

Tweet Jazz Fest 2014 is done, and the time for recollecting has arrived.  Seven days, three tired cameras, more than three blisters, and a a lot of photos.  As usual, click through any photo to browse the entire gallery of images from Jazz Fest. Second Weekend: Cowboy Mouth has played a bunch of Jazz Fests, […]


Jazz Fest Moments: Recent Favorites

Tweet To kick off our coverage of the 2014 Jazz and Heritage Festival, we offer some visual highlights of our favorite moments at recent Jazz Fests.  See you on the grounds this weekend and next!   The Wayne Shorter Quartet, featuring Damilo Perez, John Patitucci, and Brian Blade, perform at the 2013 Jazz and Heritage […]


2012 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival!

Tweet Pics from the 2012 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival are now in the following gallery.  Live (and dance) vicariously through HIGH ISO Music:  [photoshelter-gallery g_id=’G0000lf7IeL8w2ow’ g_name=’Jazz-Fest-2012′ img_title=’f’ pho_credit=’f’ f_link=’t’ fsvis=’off’ width=’800′ height=’800′ bgcolor=’#000000′ bgtrans=’t’ btype=’new’ bcolor=’black’ crop=’f’ trans=’flip’ tbs=’2000′ f_ap=’t’ linkdest=’c’ f_fullscreen=’f’ f_constrain=’f’ twoup=’f’ f_topbar=’f’ f_bbar=’f’ f_bbarbig=” f_htmllinks=’f’ f_enable_embed_btn=’f’ f_show_watermark=’t’ f_send_to_friend_btn=’f’ f_show_caption=’f’ f_show_slidenum=’f’ f_smooth=’f’ f_mtrx=’f’ f_up=’f’ target=’_self’ […]