For over 25 years, the Jim Cullum Jazz Band has been heard on the airwaves of over 150 public radio stations with its popular show, “Riverwalk Jazz.” It has appeared at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Wolf Trap, and at major jazz festivals worldwide. The band plays jazz in the classic manner, in the style of small, hot ensembles prior to WWII, and the core of its music consists of the sounds of Jelly Roll Morton, original Dixieland Jazz Band, New Orleans Rhythm Kings, King Oliver Creole Jazz Band, Louis Armstrong, and Sidney Bechet with an emphasis on Bix Beiderbecke and Hoagy Carmichael. For this concert, Cullum’s renowned band will perform classic jazz featuring the music of jazz legends Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke and Jelly Roll Morton.
The District Insider
Published on Feb 28, 2014 by Broward Center for the Performing Arts