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Beyond Category: Ellis and Delfeayo Marsalisi
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October 22, 2014 2:36 PM
Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis and his father, pianist Ellis Marsalis, perform with their quartet at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz club in Bethesda Maryland. They also sit down with “Beyond Category” host Eric Felten to talk about their hometown, New Orleans, and the music on their new recording, “The Last Southern Gentleman.”

Beyond Category: Ellis and Delfeayo Marsalis

Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis and his father, pianist Ellis Marsalis, perform with their quartet at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz club in Bethesda Maryland. They also sit down with “Beyond Category” host Eric Felten to talk about their hometown, New Orleans, and the music on their new recording, “The Last Southern Gentleman.”


What is Music Alley?

 

Music Alley is an ongoing series of programs that bring the best in American music.

Experience live concerts with "Hamilton Live," discover jazz with Eric Felten in "Beyond Category," request the latest music in "Border Crossings," and connect with soul music in "Soul Lounge."

 

Join us every week for a new experience!

 

 

 

Take a Walk Down Music Alley

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June 18, 2014 4:05 PM

Hamilton Live

Video The Hamilton Live: Etienne Charles

Trumpeter, percussionist and bandleader Etienne Charles was born in Trinidad and blends island rhythms with modern jazz. He and his stellar band perform live at The Hamilton in Washington D.C., a rich gumbo of jazz, calypso, reggae, and rock-steady that Charles calls “Creole Soul.”

Beyond Category

Video Beyond Category: Jane Monheit

Jazz singer Jane Monheit performs, with her quartet at Washington’s Blues Alley, songs made famous by Judy Garland. She sits down with “Beyond Category” host Eric Felten to talk about her music, the singers who influence her, and her life traveling with family on tour.

Border Crossings

Video Border Crossings: Joe Taylor

Joe Taylor sits down with Border Crossings host Larry London to talk about his distinction as New York’s “Subway Idol,” and how he beat out thousands for that title. Joe performs several songs from his new CD, “Anything’s Possible.”

Soul Lounge

Video Soul Lounge: Navasha Daya

Navasha Daya, former lead singer of Fertile Ground, has spread her wings as a solo artist and it sounds so beautiful! Shawna Renee sits down with the singer-songwriter for an inspired conversation about the power of music and the importance of remaining true to yourself. Navasha also offers up a few songs from her debut solo EP "Rebirthed: Above Ground."

Coming up on Music Alley:

ARTIST DATE
Spotlight: Soul Lounge October 29, 2014
Border Crossings: Bruce Sudano November 5, 2014
Spotlight: Castelton Festival November 12, 2014
Spotlight: Soul Lounge November  19, 2014

"Hamilton Live" Experience

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June 19, 2014 5:37 PM

DISCOVER "BEYOND CATEGORY"

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June 20, 2014 3:32 PM

INTERACT ON "BORDER CROSSINGS"

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June 19, 2014 5:37 PM

CONNECT WITH "SOUL LOUNGE"

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June 19, 2014 5:37 PM