Mama Roux's New Orleans Gumbo Playlists
Starting with Galactic's Carnivale Electricos and continuing with a rocking salute to New Orleans from Tab Benoit, Sonny Landreth and ending with Anders Osborne, John Fohl and Johnny Sansone from the 2011 Jazz & Heritage Festival.
Mardi Gras weekend - getting off to a Throw me somethin' , mista! street dancing start with lots of classic Mardi Gras music straight from the Crescent City! Throw me somethin', mista!
Out with the old - in with the new! Three of the latest albums from New Orleans - Mike Zito's Gone to Texas, Fights' Music for Villains and Tyler Kinchen and the Right Pieces give us Firmamento De Amor.
The last three of the five albums nominated for OffBEAT Magazine's Best Album of 2013 including Shannon McNally's tribute to Bobby Charles entitled "Small Town Talk", Trombone Shorty's "Say That To Say Thi"s and Preservation Hall Jazz Band's" That's It!"
The first two albums competing for OffBEAT magazine's Album of the Year 2013 for New Orleans music: Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk 's Dirty Word and Ivan's Uncle Cyril's Magic Honey. A battle of the Neville family!
Best album of 2013 reviews from OffBEAT Magazine's critics David Kunian, Brett Milano, Jennifer Odell, Dan Willging, John Swenson, Frank Etheridge and Geraldine Wycoff.
Rearrangements. Lots of great songs done two ways, sometimes three - for your comparison and enjoyment!