We are really going to miss the friendship of Henry Butler Music. May he rest in peace. We thought you might appreciate these words from Henry from the liner notes of the first of his three albums we released. He passed away quietly and peacefully this week after a fight with cancer. Click on a panel to enlarge. And here is “Orleans Inspiration” a song he recorded several times. There is also a Henry Butler playlist with many, many gems on our Youtube channel.
NBA does Podcast featuring BSR Founder and President, Mark Samuels!
In the episode with New Orleans Pelicans‘ announcer Joel Meyers and NBA Soundsystem‘s Laurence Scott they talk: Kermit Ruffins, Dr. Michael White, Bonerama, Saràyah, Los Hombres Calientes, Irvin Mayfield, Rebirth Brass Band, Jeremy Davenport, Jason Marsalis, Delfeayo Marsalis, The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans, Little Gem Saloon, Louisiana Music Factory New Orleans, Visit New Orleans, New Orleans Tricentennial, Frenchmen Street, Snug Harbor, Ellis Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis and more!
It’s International Jazz Day and we have once in a tricentennial offers from our artists straight from where Jazz was born, New Orleans! Visit our online shop. We are New Orleans Music.
Dr.Michael White is nominated for a Big Easy Entertainment Award for Best Traditional Jazz. The awards are tonight at the Orpheum Theatre in New Orleans. He also has a new CD coming shortly, Tricentennial Rag. Check it out, and preorder it on our webstore now!
The New Orleans Saints know that they are going to “Do It Again” and win in Atlanta on February 3, 2019. That’s the Rebirth Brass Band’s tune from their Grammy winning album, Rebirth of New Orleans.
From the Making It With Chris G podcast:
“For the past 20 Years, Basin Street Records has brought the sounds of New Orleans to the world. In this episode it’s founder and owner, Mark Samuels, shares his journey, stories, and lessons of running an independent record label. I hope you enjoy this episode as much as I did!”
On the 20th anniversary of our first recording, Billboard takes a look at our first 20 years. The inception, the hurdles, and the future.
Saràyah is primed to take the pop world by storm with her Rihanna-like sound, and polished performance. Check out her live performance video of “We Party” here!
And check out the official music video for the lead single off of Feel The Vibe, “Give Me Love.”