Uptown Jazz Orchestra Pays Tribute to Armand Charbonnet

Mr. Armand Charbonnet, 84, local funeral director and business owner, was laid to rest after a traditional jazz funeral on July 20, with a full vigil and music-filled service preceding. The Uptown Jazz Orchestra, led by Delfeayo Marsalis, provided music and guest artists accompanied UJO during the church service. For full coverage, visit Chad Calder’s piece … Continue reading Uptown Jazz Orchestra Pays Tribute to Armand Charbonnet

Delfeayo Marsalis, Uptown Jazz Orchestra play Norman Francis Tribute

Dr. Norman C. Francis, long-time president of Xavier University of Louisiana was honored at a ceremony and tribute party June 4 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans. Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra participated in his recognition as house band for the black tie, star-studded affair – including guest performances from Irma Thomas and Allen Toussaint, … Continue reading Delfeayo Marsalis, Uptown Jazz Orchestra play Norman Francis Tribute

Scott Plays with UNO Grad Tanarat Chaichana, Recording and Video

Recent University of New Orleans graduate and Thailand native, bassist Tanarat Chaichana culminated his studies with a big band modern jazz recording of his original music. Playing lead trumpet, Scott can be heard with a group of talented local musicians on the recording of “The Man at the Bus Stop” with the accompanying video. Check out Tanarat’s … Continue reading Scott Plays with UNO Grad Tanarat Chaichana, Recording and Video

Yahoo! Jazz Fest 2015: Delfeayo Marsalis, Kristin Diable, Marcia Ball

Yahoo! Music sent a press team to check out the music goods at the 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Reporter Tristram Lozaw reports back with positive reviews of the Fest including Scott playing trumpet with Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra, Marcia Ball and Kristin Diable. Read more about these groups and … Continue reading Yahoo! Jazz Fest 2015: Delfeayo Marsalis, Kristin Diable, Marcia Ball

Trumpet Mafia Jazz Fest Coverage, Offbeat Magazine

Offbeat has been a huge supporter of New Orleans’ own Trumpet Mafia since the beginning. Check out Offbeat’s coverage of Trumpet Mafia at the 2015 Jazz Fest and the impressive trumpet ensemble in the WWOZ Jazz Tent! In addition to the immense line-up of trumpet player regulars, the Trumpet Mafia 2015 Jazz Fest line-up featured an array of other local … Continue reading Trumpet Mafia Jazz Fest Coverage, Offbeat Magazine

Marcia Ball at Jazz Fest to Air on AXS TV

AXS TV has announced their 3-day line up of broadcast sets straight from New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival to your television. Among the line-up of national stars and local New Orleans musical legends, you’ll find the incredible Marcia Ball. Marcia and her band, which will include Scott Frock playing trumpet, will air on AXS TV Saturday, May 2. … Continue reading Marcia Ball at Jazz Fest to Air on AXS TV

Delfeayo Marsalis, Uptown Jazz Orchestra featured in Offbeat Magazine

The May 2015 issue of Offbeat Magazine features a piece by Jennifer O’Dell on the history and future of the Uptown Jazz Orchestra, led by trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis. The UJO will be at Jazz Fest this coming weekend, from 6-7pm Friday May 1 in the WWOZ Jazz Tent. You can also catch UJO every Wednesday … Continue reading Delfeayo Marsalis, Uptown Jazz Orchestra featured in Offbeat Magazine