Join Ben for his book release party Wednesday, April 11, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 533 Royal Street. Karen Celestan will interview Ben Sandmel about K-Doe and the book.
Sales and pre-order pickups begin at 9:30 a.m. at The Shop at The Collection.
Buy a presigned copy, or have your book personalized by the author. Fabulous food and beverage, music, and a special appearance by the Ernie K-Doe statue!
Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans is volume two in the Louisiana Musicians Biography Series, which exemplifies The Collection’s commitment to preserving and celebrating our region’s unique musical culture. The book is available for pre-order at The Shop at The Collection, and for sale at The Shop, Amazon.com, and local booksellers on April 12. To request a review copy, contact Lauren Noel [firstname.lastname@example.org] 504.556.7655).
Check out the books great review from a book-trade magazine called Kirkus Reviews:
There’s also a 2 hour interview about the book and K-Doe on WFMU, which is sort of a sister station to WWOZ. It was on Rex Doane’s great show “Fool’s Paradise,” it aired on Saturday March 31 and can be heard at http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/44513
Pay attention to this web site for other events after the launch party of Weds.
See you there!