by Nita Ketner, WWOZ Show Host
In 2004, New Orleans music legends Cosimo Matassa, Earl Palmer, Dr John, and Deacon John appeared at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland. I was lucky enough to be there, and was able to report on the events for satchmo.com. For anyone interested in the story of Cosimo Matassa's heyday at J&M Studios, and New Orleans music of that era, you should check out this article.
I've been listening to Cosimo's music since I was a kid, even before I knew I was listening to his music.
Check out my article here.