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2010 Compilation Album is ready

The 2010
Compilation Album from the New Orleans Jazz Fest is ready for purchase on CD and downloads. The Album consists of 3 CDs and contains 30 tracks by 30 of the 2010 festival performers. Go to the Buy Music page to see the set list and listen to the previews of all the songs on the album.

 

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FREE Jazz Fest Live appPine Leaf Boys nominated for Grammy Award

For the 2010 Jazz Fest we created a FREE app for Apple's iPhone and iPad which lets you browse ALL the Jazz Fest artists we have recorded over the years. You can also download many of the live recordings directly to your iPhone or iPad from iTunes. Festival maps and schedules are included, and will be updated again for the 2011 Jazz Fest which takes place April 29 - May 8, 2011. Click image on the right to download the free Jazz Fest Live app from the iTunes store.


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2010 GRAMMY NominationPine Leaf Boys nominated for Grammy Award

Congratulations to Pine Leaf Boys for the Grammy Nomination of their 2009 Jazz Fest Live album recorded on April 26, 2009 at the Fais Do-Do stage! The album is available on the Buy Music page on CD and downloads.

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Pine Leaf Boys - "Live at 2009 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival" - Nominated for: Best Album in the Cajun/Zydeco Category.

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2009 GRAMMY WINNER !

We are thrilled that one of our live recordings from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - BeauSoleil Avec Michael Doucet - "Live at 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival" - won the 2009 GRAMMY AWARD for Best Album in the Cajun/Zydeco Category. The Grammy Awards were held on February 8, 2009, and Michael Doucet was there to receive the prized gramophone statuette. Our warmest congratulations to Michael and the members of BeauSoleil for their great achievement. And, our congratulations also to Quint Davis - the Producer of Jazz Fest - and his entire krewe at Festival Productions for their dedication and hard work to make the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival one of the most celebrated musical events in the world.

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2009 GRAMMY Nominations

Three of the Jazz Fest Live recordings from the 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival were nominated for a GRAMMY award!  The nominees were:

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BeauSoleil & Michael Doucet - Best Album in the Cajun/Zydeco Category
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Del McCoury Band - Best Album in the Bluegrass Category
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Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys - Best Album in the Cajun/Zydeco Category

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Jazz Fest Live in the news

Mix Magazine came to the New Orleans Jazz Fest to check out how we're able to record, mix, and master 50 Jazz Fest performances in 7 days and make thousands of CDs available for sale almost immediately after each performance. Click here to view the article.

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The Jazz Fest Compilation Albums: 2004-2010

Every year since the 35th Jazz Fest in 2004 we have produced an annual Compilation Album in addition to the dozens of live recordings of individual artists.  Each Compilation Album is a great representation of the wide variety of music performed every  year at "the fest", whether it be blues, rock, folk, jam-band, reggae, jazz, funk, ballads, gospel, Cajun or Zydeco.   Click on the  Specials page to learn more about what's included on each Album, and go to the Buy Music page to order.

 

 

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