Post Tagged with: "jazz"

Arjana and Ivan and the Can’t Miss Jazz On The Carnival Legend in Alaska
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Arjana and Ivan and the Can’t Miss Jazz On The Carnival Legend in Alaska

Live jazz music is not the reason one gets themselves to Seattle, pays the extra cash for a balcony room, and cruises up the Inside Passage to Alaska. Hell, not even the succulent filet mignon and creamy sauce béarnaise from the Carnival Legend’s stunning Nouveau Restaurant is why we make […]

Kids CD Review: Lori Henriques How Great Can This Day Be
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Kids CD Review: Lori Henriques How Great Can This Day Be

The new kindie jazz album from Lori Henriques has Dave Loftin reflecting back on Gilberto (João & Astrud), Stan Getz, The Electric Factory, and Dave Brubeck. A Review of Lori Henriques How Great Can This Day Be by Dave Loftin The world of kindie is a many splendored thing. But […]

American Family Adventures: Why You Should Visit Preservation Hall in New Orleans with Your Kids
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American Family Adventures: Why You Should Visit Preservation Hall in New Orleans with Your Kids

Preservation Hall is an unquestioned American music landmark, one that is still sending shivers up spines and creating memories for music lovers every single night of the week. Located in the heart of the famed French Quarter in New Orleans, steps from the beaded and bewildered Bourbon Street, Preservation Hall […]

Free Kid’s Music: Coal Train Railroad 10 Song Sampler
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Free Kid’s Music: Coal Train Railroad 10 Song Sampler

While I haven’t yet gotten around to publishing (or, um, writing) a review of “Swings!”, the sophomore kindie album from the Nashville, TN jazz outfit Coal Train Railroad (or any other kid’s CD for that matter), I do like it very much.  And I love love love their 2010 self-titled […]

Kid’s Music News: Coal Train Railroad Announce New Album
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Kid’s Music News: Coal Train Railroad Announce New Album

Nashville’s, and the kindie music scene’s, finest jazz makers Coal Train Railroad will release their sophomore long player “Swings” in late-November.   The band has already had a full year, what with a new baby, a debut Big Apple performance at Lincoln Center, and a digital EP with songs culled from […]

Watch This: Coal Train Railroad Live at Lincon Center NYC
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Watch This: Coal Train Railroad Live at Lincon Center NYC

Ever want to be in two places at once?  Me, not so much.  One notable exception: February 5, 2011. OWTK was in West Chester, PA enjoying Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players. But at the same time, I could almost hear Katy Bowser’s playful voice and Chris […]

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Last Leg of the Journey

2 quick bits for you today, both concerning Nashville, TN jazz-for-kids outfit Coal Train Railroad. 1st, the band’s Kickstarter campaign is down to it’s final 4 days and there’s only $620 left to raise for the band’s trip and performance at Lincoln Center in NYC next February.  If you’re not […]

OWTK Exclusive: New Coal Train Railroad EP – “Live In Monophonorama”
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OWTK Exclusive: New Coal Train Railroad EP – “Live In Monophonorama”

Earlier this year, Coal Train Railroad burst onto the kindie music scene with a debut set of swinging jazz that’s positively adorable and, more importantly to jazz lovers, downright legit.  Since the release of that self-titled CD, the Nashville duo of Katy Bowser & Chris Donohue have launched a podcast, […]

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