What to Watch This Week


Claudia Acuña will perform on March 6 in honor of International Women’s Day.

(Photo: Courtesy thirdrow.live)

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 1: Chick Corea Tribute on Scientology TV (available on demand)

March 2: WDCB’s Bluesday Tuesday with Billy Branch and The Sons of the Blues (Chicago)

March 3: Helen Gillet, Jason Marsalis and Rick Trolsen (New Orleans)

March 4: UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra: Frozen Petals

March 5: Winter’s Jazz Club (Chicago) Presents “A Jazz Revival & Fundraiser”

March 5: Ra/Rempis at Constellation (Chicago)

March 6: Claudia Acuña performs in honor of International Women’s Day

March 6: Larry Fuller Trio with Warren Wolf

March 7: Charmaine Neville Band from Snug Harbor (New Orleans)

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    “I like to just click on songs that touched me and see if I could do them in a personal way — especially if it’s a well-known song,” Alpert said about selecting material for his new album.

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    McCann’s deep roots in gospel and the blues gave his music a gritty, earthy quality and a large supply of soulful licks.

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    The Black Men of Labor Club leads a second line parade, from the documentary City of a Million Dreams.

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    Emmet Cohen, right, with one of his heroes, Houston Person.