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The Uni-baller

This is the story of Dizzy, our pitten. What is a “pitten,” you ask? It’s a cross between a puppy and a kitten. He looks like a cat, but we’re pretty convinced there’s more to the story based on his behavior. 678 more words


Pops Is Still Hot After All These Years

A couple of months ago, I wrote a bit about the recordings of the delta bluesman, Robert Johnson.    The mere 42 tracks left by Johnson at the time of his death are some of the most influential music ever recorded.   558 more words

Sidney Bechet: klarneto Satchmo

Jo tėvas vertėsi siuvėjo amato, o vyresnysis brolis buvo praktikuojantis dantų technikas. Visa šeima, įskaitant dar tris brolius, grojo džiazą. Kadangi šeima gyvenam Naujojo Orleano prancūzų kvartale, laikėsi tiems žmonėms įprastesnio tradicinio orleaniško, kreoliško skambesio. 1,250 more words

Sunday, The Day The Tropics Rested (Or How I Learned of Satchmo)

When I wake up every morning here in the lively city of Paramaribo, it is from one of three things: the blinding sun, the Reggaeton bumping off the interior of someone’s back seat speaker wall, or the hell hounds. 1,223 more words


November 18, 2014


(Number 686)




Dr John talks about New Orleans music after Katrina

Dr John has been playing New Orleans jazz, blues, voodoo rock, what have you, since the late 1950s. But now turning 74, he reckons it is touch-and-go whether that special Big Easy culture and sound he so loves will continue. 442 more words


Dew Drop Inn Photos: Molthrop's Exclusive Visit to New Orleans' Historic Night Club

The Dew Drop Inn on LaSalle Street across from the old Magnolia Projects was one of the most important international music venues in modern history. Ray Charles, Satchmo, Allen Toussaint, and Little Richard played there – just to name a few. 214 more words