Listen Up: Wayne Shorter, Jim James, Harry Connick Jr.
Publication: USA Today
Author: Steve Jones
Date: February 5, 2013
Harry Connick Jr., Smokey Mary
Connick celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Krewe of Orpheus with this funk-drenched album named for their Mardi Gras track-engine parade float. The organ-fueled Smokey Mary Boogie Woogie Choo Choo Train gets the party started, and it never lets up. — Jones
Download: S'pposed to Be, Dang You Pretty, Angola (at the Farm)