Jam-All Pro News

  • July 24, 2014


    Local drummer Jamal Batiste is set to make waves on the big screen as the legendary James Brown’s drummer John “Jabo” Starks in the James Brown biopic Get on Up. The long awaited screen adaptation of the Godfather of Soul’s life story will premi  More...

  • July 7, 2014

    Damon Batiste’s NOSACONN to host a Film Presentation at #YesWeCode

    Damon Batiste and the New Orleans South African Connection to host a Film Presentation at  #YesWeCode NOSACONN Film Presentation  2:30 PM Sat. July 5th  10:30 AM July 6th       Limited Ticket Access will be given out in Hall B at the Digtal Media T  More...

  • May 10, 2014

    David Batiste to receive induction in Louisiana Music Hall of Fame during Jazz in the Park series

    NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Music Hall Of Fame, Louisiana’s Official organization for honoring great Louisiana artists and music industry people announces the induction of a worthy New Orleans native, and, an internationally acclaimed and acc  More...

  • April 1, 2014

    Kourtney Heart Soul Fest 2014

    Local Favorites Headline Soul Fest at Audubon Zoo

  • May 3, 2013


    Jazz in the Park Marks Sixth Show of the Fall Series The People United for Armstrong Park (PUfAP) is happy to announce the sixth show of the fall season of the Jazz in the Park concert series, with an exciting lineup that includes Big Sam’s Funky Nation  More...

  • April 24, 2013

    NAMM Show 2013!

    NAMM Show 2013 was great for the drummer/producer Jamal Batiste. He jammed with Leo Nocentelli, Bill Dickens, Stanton Moore, and Leddie Garcia at the annual NAMM Show Jam at The Mint in Los Angeles. He also met up with Grammy Award winning producer Darius  More...

  • December 22, 2012

    Jazz In The Park 2012 Fall Series

    P.U.F.A.P., a New Orleans based organization, had the Jazz In The Park Fall concert series in Louis Armstrong Park that featured some of the best musicians & artists out the city. They had “The Unorthodox Drummer” himself Jamal Batiste per  More...

  • December 22, 2012

    Aulnay All Blues Festival 2012 in France

    Wow! The Aulnay All Blues Festival was the highlight of this year for Jamal Batiste and his family. He was featured on the cover page of the festival’s website www.aulnayallblues.com. With his family David Batiste, Sr.(father), Russell Batiste(broth  More...

  • December 22, 2012

    The New Orleans Agenda: Damon J. Batiste

    NEW ORLEANS AGENDA – “Most of the time, folks think that I’m a lot older because they’ve heard about my work for a while,” says 43 year-old percussionist and New Orleans cultural icon, Damon Batiste. “They think I’  More...

  • October 12, 2012

    The Drum Explosion at The Museum in Atlanta, GA!

    After evacuating from New Orleans due to Hurricane Isaac, Jamal Batiste traveled to Atlanta and was invited to be a special guest in The Drum Explosion at the Museum Bar. He shared the stage with well-known drummers such as JFly (Soul Train Awards & T  More...