What to Stream, March 29–April 5


Joe Bonamassa

(Photo: Courtesy joebonamassa.com)

Iggy Pop talks about Dr. Lonnie Smith with Don Was. Valerie June hips us to her new record. Alligator Records continues to celebrate its 50 years in the blues. Jazz Set swings with Wynton Marsalis and Christian McBride. Fred Hersch brings his trio to the Jazz Standard’s Flip Side Sessions. Joe Bonamassa delivers on Austin City Limits Live. All this and more is streaming this week. A fee is associated with some of the material listed, and some items have been sourced from WBGO, WDCB and WWOZ. So, please support jazz radio. DB

Available Now: Blue Note Records First Look with Iggy Pop and Don Was (on YouTube)

Available Now: Gone in 30 Minutes with Valerie June (on YouTube)

Available Now: Sweet Home Chicago Blues: Celebrating Alligator Records at 50

March 30: Yulia Musayelyan Tango Project Oblivion Album Release Party

March 31: Healdsburg Jazz Presents “Convergence,” a fictitious meeting of Mary Lou Williams and Nina Simone

March 31: Ralph Pucci 5th Annual Jazz Set with Wynton Marsalis and Christian McBride

April 1: Joe Bonamassa Live

April 1: Andrew Beals/Chris Morrison Organ Quartet

April 2: Fred Hersch Trio, Jazz Standard Flip Side Sessions (New York)

April 2: Irma Thomas with Leo Nocentelli and Walter Wolfman Washington from the Funky Uncle (New Orleans)

April 2: Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, Tribute to Louis Armstrong

April 3: Straight Ahead from the Blue Llama (Michigan)

April 4: Amina Figarova at Snug Harbor (New Orleans)

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