Welcome to Basin Street

Basin Street Records' is home to world-class artists based out of New Orleans. Artists include Kermit Ruffins, Los Hombres Calientes, Irvin Mayfield, Jason Marsalis, Dr. Michael White, Henry Butler, Jon Cleary, Theresa Andersson, The Headhunters, Jeremy Davenport, Rebirth Brass Band, and our newest artist, Davell Crawford.

The Latest from our Blog

2 New CDs & Another looking for Grammy votes

Grammy voter? Thank you for considering Rebirth Brass Band’s Move Your Body. The band won the Grammy for Regional Roots music album a few years ago, and we’d love to see them receive another nomination!

Our two new albums, Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet’s The 21st Century Trad Band (10/27), and Irvin Mayfield’s first Christmas album, A New Orleans Creole Christmas (11/11) are available this Fall.

Prefer iTunes? These are all Mastered for ITunes and have digital booklets available! Click these links:
Jason’s new one
Irvin’s new one
Rebirth’s new one

3 2014 albums

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A New Release from Grammy Winning Rebirth Brass Band!

On June 24th, 2014 Basin Street Records will release Move Your Body, the follow up to Rebirth Brass Band’s 2011 Grammy winning Rebirth of New Orleans.  Get ready.

This new album will be available on CD, deluxe 150g vinyl, and digital.  At the same time, we will release the Grammy winning Rebirth of New Orleans album on deluxe 150g vinyl!

Preorder them today! http://www.basinstreetrecords.com/shop/?sort=newest

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Jazzfest Weekend 2

Friday, May 2:

Jason Marsalis (Jazz tent & CD signing), Theresa Andersson (Acura stage & CD signing) and Dr.Michael White (Economy Hall) perform at Jazzfest.

The clubs are full of our artists: Headhunters, Jon Cleary, Jeremy Davenport, Jason Marsalis, Rebirth Brass Band and Kermit Ruffins all perform!

 

Saturday, May 3:

Henry Butler performs with Steven Bernstein and the Hot 9 at Jazzfest.

Kermit, Henry, Jeremy, Rebirth and Jon all perform in the clubs!

 

Sunday, May 4:

On Sunday we don’t have any artists performing at Jazzfest (that we know of), BUT the Rebirth Brass Band celebrate the release of their new CD, Move Your Body, in the New Orleans area (out worldwide June 24) at the Howlin Wolf at 10pm.

 

Monday, May 5:

Davell Crawford performs at Louisiana Music Factory at 1:30p. Come by and buy his latest CD, My Gift To You.  Monday night Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen perform at the Maple Leaf Bar.

THANK YOU FOR BUYING CDs!

We’re having fun! Are you? www.BasinStreetRecords.com/on-tour

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French Quarter Festival April 10-13, 2014

The biggest free festival in the United States is the French Quarter Festival.  Our artists will be busy:

Thursday, April 10: Davell Crawford performs at the Opening Day Gala at Antoines.

Friday, April 11: Kermit Ruffins, Davell Crawford and Rebirth Brass Band

Saturday, April 12: Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse Review

Sunday, April 13: Jeremy Davenport and Jon Cleary

All of our artists shows can be found HERE.

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13 Essential Tunes for Mardi Gras!

Check out what EXAMINER.com says about this record!

Nothing But A Party: Basin Street Records' New Orleans Mardi Gras Collection

It isn't a party without Nothing But A Party.

$10.00

Nothing But A Party: Basin Street Records’ New Orleans Mardi Gras Collection is 13 handpicked tunes from CDs by Kermit Ruffins, Los Hombres Calientes, Rebirth Brass Band, Jon Cleary, Dr. Michael White, Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, and Henry Butler that will enliven any party, and particularly a Mardi Gras party. Appearances by Trombone Shorty. Packaged in a slim cardboard sleeve. Also available on iTunes.

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CBS’ 48 Hours presents “The Whole Gritty City” hosted by Wynton Marsalis.

CBS’ 48 Hours presents “The Whole Gritty City” hosted by Wynton Marsalis. Look for Rebirth Brass Band’s Derrick Tabb and the Roots of Music. Watch it here for 2 weeks > http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/48-hours-presents-the-whole-gritty-city

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Grammy Winning Rebirth Brass Band Back in the Studio!

Grammy winning Rebirth Brass Band has been back in the studio! New record and details coming soon!

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New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2014

Basin Street Records at 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival:
April
25 Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
26 Kermit Ruffins, Jon Cleary, Davell Crawford, Jeremy Davenport, Los Hombres Calientes
27 Rebirth Brass Band, Dr. Michael White
May
1 Bill Summers & Jazalsa
2 Theresa Andersson, Jason Marsalis, Dr.Michael White (Buddy Bolden Remembered)
3 Henry Butler (Butler, Bernstein & the Hot 9)
4 “Rest” day

See you in April and/or May at JazzFest!

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Our Best Offer Ever (for a limited time)

Our Best Offer Ever

Our Best Offer Ever

Pick 6 CDs from our catalogue with a regular price of $15 each for only $60. You’ll also receive our free festival sampler CD, a free gift box, and free domestic shipping! Don’t stop there, after you’re at 6 CDs, all additional CDs are just $10 each!

Shop here > www.BasinStreetRecords.com/shop

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IF YOU ARE A GRAMMY VOTER, OR KNOW ONE…

We appreciate your vote on the first round ballot for the Rootsy My Gift To You album by Davell Crawford, the Jazzy Vocalistic album We Partyin’ Traditional Style! by Kermit Ruffins, and the Jazzy Instrumentalish album In A World of Mallets by Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet. We’d also like to point your attention to our amazing Grammy winning engineers on the Davell Crawford record, David Farrell and Vlado Meller and to the multi-Grammy winning engineer Chris Finney and multi-Grammy winning producer Tracey Freeman on Kermit’s record. If you are a voting member and you’d like to hear the albums, send us a note, and we’ll get them to you.

Listen to clips here:

Davell: https://soundcloud.com/basinstreetrecords/sets/davell-crawford-gift-clips

Kermit: https://soundcloud.com/basinstreetrecords/sets/kermit-ruffins-partyin-clips

Jason: https://soundcloud.com/basinstreetrecords/sets/jason-marsalis-in-a-world-of

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