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New Orleans Noir -- Indians, Social Clubs and Second Lines

During my short stay in New Orleans, I visited the Blandin Backstreet Museum, which has long been one of my favorite museums anywhere.  The Blandin Backstreet Museum tells fascinating stories of Louisiana history that might have been lost forever if it weren’t for one dedicated person:  Sylvester Francis.   401 more words

Every Mother's Son

This picture surprised me.

You’ve seen it in the past. It’s an image from a Central City second line. You saw it in color here. In black and white on Instagram. 555 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Hanya Kurang Waspada

Kekalahan timnas sepakbola Indonesia di ajang SEA Games 2017 pada laga semifinal melawan Malaysia di Stadion Shah Alam, Selangor Malaysia, pada Sabtu, 26 Agustus 2017 kemarin, menuai hasil mengecewakan bagi timnas Indonesia. 836 more words


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

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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