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Jacques Gauthe

Life changed within a big method for Jacques Gauthe after he met jazz great Sidney Bechet in 1950. The elder saxophonist and clarinetist from New Orleans became the French teenager’s coach and friend. Bechet patiently responded to every one of the queries Gauthe’s curious youthful mind could fantasy up and …

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Alvin Batiste

Although occasionally called a “New Orleans clarinetist” (his Columbia album also billed him being a “Legendary Pioneer of Jazz”), the truth is Alvin Batiste can be an avant-garde participant who does unfit quickly into any classification. Under-recorded throughout his profession, Batiste was a years as a child friend of Ed …

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Hurray for the Riff Raff

Hurray for the Riff Raff may be the brainchild of Alynda Segarra, a vocalist/songwriter of Puerto Rican descent whose music imagination was initially sparked by hardcore punk even though she was a kid in the Bronx. Segarra afterwards gravitated toward American root base music, settling in New Orleans around 2007. …

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The Revivalists

Several roots rock and roll iconoclasts who contact New Orleans house, the Revivalists shaped in 2007 and finished up gaining grip in the first years of another decade, using their second album, Town of Audio, appearing within the Billboard graphs upon its re-release from Wind-Up Information in the springtime of …

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Generationals

Created in 2007 by ex-Eames Period guitarists/songwriters Ted Joyner and Offer Widmer, New Orleans-based indie pop outfit Generationals build hook-filled tunes that pull liberally from rock and roll and pop’s ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s heyday while preserving enough contemporary sensibilities to stay relevant in the MP3 age group. Like their …

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Willie Tee

Commercial success demonstrated frustratingly elusive, but Willie Tee continues to be an institution of the brand new Orleans music scene. A powerfully expressive vocalist and pianist rooted in the customs of Crescent Town R&B and jazz, his middle-’60s soul edges are recognized classics for the Carolinas’ seaside music circuit. Created …

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