My first impression of Jupiter Bokondji and his band Okwess was that their sound resembled Fishbone filtered through traditional African music. That’s not to say that the players in this […]
The word “preservation” implies something kept under glass, unable to breathe if not simply dead—but the members of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band swing so hard that “rejuvenation” would be […]
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Bluegrass patriarch Del McCoury meets the
Preservation Hall Jazz Band; sparks fail to fly.