Giant Steps by Ron Wynn January 2018

Giant Steps – January 2018 edition
By Ron Wynn

A. Denise LaSalle Appreciation
Denise LaSalle was a magnificent ambassador for blues and soul, a wonderful performer and consistent, relentless touring professional with a great career that stretched from the ’60s until illness felled her in recent months. She forged a distinctive identity as a singer/songwriter who was equally at home doing risqué […]

By |January 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Great Albums Series kicks off for 2018 with Coltrane/Hartman Tribute

The TJBS Great Albums Concert Series is back for 2018! The inaugural concert takes place Sunday, February 11 at 7pm in the Upstairs Lounge at the City Winery. The subject will be the classic album “John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman,” led by saxophonist Rahsaan Barber and vocalist Kevin Whalum.

We’re excited to bring the series […]

By |January 15th, 2018|0 Comments


Jason Marsalis interview

At 40, Jason Marsalis may be the least publicized member of an incredible musical family. But his credentials, while perhaps not as familiar to jazz fans as those of Wynton, Branford or Delfeayo (or even their famous father Ellis), are still quite extensive and impressive. He formally studied percussion at Loyola University in […]

By |January 8th, 2018|0 Comments