Now that we have thoroughly dissected the first line of Scotland, let’s move on. It gets a bit easier here as the second line is almost exactly the same as the first, right up until the last measure where we have a Birl instead of the scale run. 12 more words
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I have a few bucket lists I’ve been working through, and Kermit Ruffins is at the top of each and every one of them. I didn’t know anything about brass music before coming to New Orleans, and what is such a huge part of Louisiana music culture is lost on west coasters because we are not directly exposed to it. 275 more words
Here’s to you, my whimsical friends: I wish I could dance beside you in NOLA!
Y’all know what the New Orleans Mardi Gras looks like: lots of costumes, beer cans, half open eye lids, dancing in the streets, beads (maybe flashing for said beads), and some stumbling. 212 more words