1. New Doc Premiering at SXSW Explores the Tumultuous Life of Legendary New Orleans Pianist James Booker

    March 14, 2013 11:03 AM EDT Harry Connick Jr. deciphers the work of his piano mentor James Booker in Lily Keber's film "Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker," that receives its world premiere today at SXSW. He explains in the film that Booker&# ...

  2. SXSW Adds Films on Stevie Nicks, Flaming Lips, James Booker

    February 13, 2013 3:09 PM EST A compilation of iPhone videos shot by the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne, a chronicle of the recording of Stevie Nicks' last album and a documentary on New Orleans piano legend James Booker have been added to the SXSW Film Festival. All th ...

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  4. Backbeat: Louisiana Makes Touring Sales Pitch With Ledisi, Trombone Shorty

    February 13, 2012 2:06 PM EST Ledisi gets funky with guitarist Nate Mercereaux and Trombone Shorty at the Only in Louisiana brunch. Louisiana has long popularized the tax breaks it supplies film and television shows, but at Saturday's annual Only in Louisiana brunch, they ...

  5. Tom Jones Joins 'House's' Hugh Laurie to Celebrate Album Release

    October 03, 2011 10:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 When in doubt, Tom Jones told the 200 people sardined into the tiny Mint nightclub Friday night to see "House" star Hugh Laurie interpret vintage blues, go with "Great Balls of Fire." Jones joined Laurie at the end of his hourlon ...

  6. Winston Salutes Gulf Coast On New Album

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pianist George Winston salutes the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast on his new album, "Gulf Coast Blues & Impressions -- A Hurricane Relief Benefit." Pianist George Winston salutes the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast on his new album, "G ...

  7. Kaeshammer Struts On A Bigger Stage

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The recent international success of such jazz-styled acts as Norah Jones, Diana Krall, Jamie Cullum and Michael Bublé bodes well for Canadian jazz pianist Michael Kaeshammer. The artist's fourth al ...

  8. Night Divides the Day: The Musicof the Doors

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Solo pianist George Winston goes rock—kind of—on this 13-track album of Doors covers. Solo pianist George Winston goes rock—kind of—on this 13-track album of Doors covers. Although it would be tough to tell from listening to his two decades-plus wor ...