Tuesday, November 30 2010
When the band broke into the repetitive horn line of “Hurricane”, the Tipitina’s crowd went utterly and gloriously berserk, joining the band in screaming “Heeeay!” after certain particularly ripping runs.
Wednesday, June 12 2013
After two decades, the New Orleans trumpeter finally figures out how to bring his live energy into a studio setting. The result is one of the best jazz releases of the year to date.
Tuesday, June 11 2013
The New Orleans trumpeter and singer tackles traditional jazz with a loose, deriviative ebullience.
Monday, July 27 2009
Ruffins returns with an album soaked in New Orleans sun.
Monday, February 21 2005
A singer-trumpeter descended from followers of Louis Armstrong who he mostly declines to imitate: a fun performer from the happily not too fashion-conscious New Orleans of today.
Tuesday, May 21 2013
The incomparable New Orleans trumpeter and BBQ master, Kermit Ruffins, returns next week with a brand new album perfectly entitled 'We Partyin' Traditional Style'.
Sunday, May 10 2009
New Orleans jazz trumpeter Kermit Ruffins will be appearing in a new HBO series Tremé that was just greenlit by the network. The pilot was