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When I Grow Too Old to Dream: The Memories of Danny Barker

In New Orleans history, 1909 was a year the city expanded as the Gentilly neighborhood began to be developed.  The Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club was founded.  And, it was the year that guitarist, singer, composer, and ‘champion storyteller’ Danny Barker was born.

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Prez & Lady Day: The Story of Billie Holiday and Lester Young

This week, Riverwalk Jazz tells the story of the musical collaboration and personal friendship of singer Billie Holiday and saxophonist Lester Young. In the 1930s, these two titans of jazz recorded many memorable sides together.

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