JAZZIZ Hear & Now Playlist: New Orleans

JAZZIZ Hear & Now playlists shine a spotlight on jazz scenes around the world, bringing you new music from local artists who rep their cities proudly. Think of it as your sonic passport to a global jazz destination. Step into a jazz club or turn on the jazz station in your new city, and this is the music you’d be hearing now.

Our latest stop: New Orleans, home of brass bands, swamp funk, trad-jazz and so much more. The artists on this playlist know what it means to come from a city so rich in musical history, and through their craft, they honor New Orleans’ storied past even as they usher its legacy into the future. The tunes on this playlist bring the heat from different directions, but there’s one thing they have in common: an uncanny ability to make you get out of your seat and wiggle your bottom. Get ready to dance, folks. This is what New Orleans sounds like today.

Feature image of The Soul Rebels Brass Band courtesy of the artists

Listen on: qobuz

Clap Your Hands (feat. Miss Charm Taylor)
Already Ready Already

Tripped Out Slim
Trombone Shorty
Parking Lot Symphony

A Mellow Good Time
Jamison Ross
All For One

Watcha Workin It Fa (feat. 5th Ward Weebie)
New Breed Brass Band
Watcha Workin It Fa 

Stompin’ Ground
Aaron Neville

The Soul Rebels
Sweet Dreams EP

Hot Like Fire
Hot Like Fire

Boxes And Squares (Live At High Sierra Music Festival, 2017)
Tank and the Bangas
Jam in the Van

Confident Selflessness
Terence Blanchard

Preservation Hall Jazz Band
So It Is

Push and Shove
John Mooney feat. Dr. John

Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Twenty Dozen

Foot of Canal Street
John Boutte
Good Neighbor

Get It How You Live
The Hot 8 Brass Band
On the Spot

Kermit Ruffins

Wyld Magnolia
To Be Continued Brass Band
Wyld Magnolia

Relexification (Midnight at Tyler’s)
Nicholas Payton
Afro-Caribbean Mixtape

18th Letter of Silence
Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet
The 21st Century Trad Band

Iko Iko (Bonus Track)
Donald Harrison

Move Your Body
Rebirth Brass Band
Move Your Body

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