Tags » Second Line

Brass Hysteria @ Ronnie Scotts

We’ll be blowing hot in the upstairs bar of Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club on Sunday July 16th. Tickets available here – https://www.ronniescotts.co.uk/performances/view/4180-sunday-live-music-session-brass-hysteria

I Thought...

Yes. I just thought.

I thought, that I’d better post last night and schedule it for today.


The storm hasn’t even officially made landfall. But, we’ve had strong winds and rain since about 1 pm yesterday afternoon. 204 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Until the Colors Flow

I used to say that when I was working really well that I could hear music in my head. Musicians that I know say that when they are playing really well, they see color and images in their head. 84 more words

Ray Laskowitz

All Brass Band Music

A musician’s portrait.

Simple as that. As much as it may be about the mouth piece he’s got pressed against his lips, it’s also about his eyes. 403 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Why I Love New Orleans: Reason #5

Reason #5: Second Lines

Traditionally, a second line comes after the “main line” of a parade, where viewers join in at the end, and the parade becomes a large celebration with the whole community. 222 more words


The Second Line


There you go.

The Original 7 Junior Steppers second line and Mother’s Day parade. In all its glory. In all the joy. In all the celebration. 92 more words

Ray Laskowitz

A Portrait on the Steps

We all wait.

For something. A grocery line. A toll bridge line. A venue line. On Sunday — any Sunday — we wait for the second line to begin. 237 more words

Ray Laskowitz