Friday, May 1, 2009


hello lovelies... I'm not going to stand on my soap box and preach the virtues of the New Orleans jazz fest... the FEST (as locals call it) is old enough to speak for itself, with the help of its 12 stages of soul-stirring music—Jazz, Gospel, Cajun, zydeco, Blues, R&B, Rock, Funk, African, Latin, Caribbean, & Folk it has a lot to say... along with the incredible local talent the fest has also hosted many international known artist among them: Aretha Franklin, Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Santana, Sarah Vaughan, Paul Simon, Jimmy Buffett, Max Roach, B.B. King, Dave Matthews Band, Patti LaBelle, Tito Puente, the Allman Brothers Band, Joni Mitchell, Al Green, Linda Ronstadt, Lenny Kravitz, Sonny Rollins, Bonnie Raitt, James Brown, Celia Cruz, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Hugh Masekela, Cassandra Wilson, Willie Nelson, The Temptations, Burning Spear,Van Morrison, LL Cool J, Abbey Lincoln, Erykah Badu, Dave Brubeck, Gladys Knight, Youssou N’Dour and Carlos Santana just to name a few... click here to go to the Jazz Fest web site...

below various JF posters courtesy of Jazz & Heritage Foundation

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