What to Stream This Week

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(Photo: Courtesy Alligator Records)

As performers look to replace income from lost gigs and regain a sense of community amid the coronavirus pandemic, some are using online streaming services to connect directly with fans. Here are a few events 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, too. DB

March 8: UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra: Awakening—New Music for Jazz Orchestra

March 9: Kermit Ruffins from the House of Blues (New Orleans)

March 10: Maria Schneider for New England Conservatory’s Grow Your Art

March 11: Shuffle—Luxembourg Jazz Meeting

March 11: Matthew Evan Taylor, The Unheard Mixtapes

March 11: Helen Sung Quartet: Live From Dizzy’s

March 12: Winter’s Jazz Club Jazz Revival, Part 2

March 13: Alligator Records 50th Anniversary Streaming Celebration Launch

March 13: Brass Fest In The Bubble (New Orleans)

March 13: Camila Mennite Pereyra Quintet at Constellation (Chicago)

March 13: Winter’s Jazz Club Jazz Revival, Part 2

March 13: Camila Mennitte Pereyra Quintet at Constellation (Chicago)

March 14: Winter’s Jazz Club Jazz Revival, Part 2

March 14 Dr. Michael White & the Original Liberty Jazz Band at Snug Harbor (New Orleans)



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