No mention of the current New Orleans traditional jazz revival would be complete without Tuba Skinny, unofficially led by Shaye Cohn, a horn player of exquisite talent, known not for her flame but for the subtle brilliance of her playing. You will also find her on piano and occasionally fiddle. She is one of several core members who have traveled with the band from the streets of the French Quarter to stages around the world.
Why, Again, New Orleans? An intriguing question in social history is why creative explosions happen when and where they do. What was it about Switzerland during the Great War that made it fertile ground for […]
Our actual reviews are now posted online, including reviews for these items in our archives so this column will not be continued… Here are links to albums reviewed in our June issue so you can […]