Maria Neckam is a singer and songwriter from New York, who was born in Austria and has also lived in the Netherlands. When Maria moved to New York in 2005, she hit the music scene with great success. Since then she has been working as one of the most innovative musicians on the scene. Maria often tours the United States and Europe from her home base in Brooklyn.
Like a lot of the women I know, I am a fan of burlesque shows. It’s interesting. Ask most women if they would like to go see burlesque and, most likely, they will jump at the chance. Ask if they want to go and watch another type of ‘exotic’ dancer, and the reaction is rarely as enthusiastic.
The blues finds its way to your ears via the fingerpicking of New Orleans guitarist John Rankin, followed by pianist Bob Andrews tickling the ivories. The Crescent City has a rhythm both in the clubs and on the stove, as we explore the cycle of cuisine that surrounds daily life in New Orleans.