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.

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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!MoveYourBodyMultiFormatOneSheet410

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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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Bravo Top Chef Set In New Orleans

The premiere of the new season of Top Chef is tonight. This season is set in New Orleans. Padma Lakshmi and Tom Colicchio had a wonderful time with much of what’s great in our city, including Kermit Ruffins, Davell Crawford, and Jason Marsalis!Davell Crawford and Padma Lakshmi

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Today We Turned 16

If there has been a more crazy 16 years in music than these 16, enlighten us. More on these 16 years coming soon, but too busy getting fired up for Saints and Monday Night Football! #WhoDat

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