On any given night in New Orleans, you’re likely to find a place with live music and free food. Sometimes it’s red beans and trad jazz, other times it’s BBQ and the blues. On this week’s program, it’s curry and the Pocket Brass music of Magnetic Ear--an ensemble headed by Martin Krusche, a sax player from Munich who now makes his home in the 9th ward of New Orleans.
We’ll be listening in on the music of Magnetic Ear, recorded live by WWOZ at the Blue Nile music club in New Orleans. Then, we'll be meeting up with bandleader Martin to find out how he made his way to New Orleans. And just to sweeten the pot, we join him in his kitchen as he prepares the curry for his band mates and the audience!