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On today’s show, we visit Ernie K-Doe's legendary Mother-In-Law Lounge in the Treme neighborhood for a set of music by the Tin Men featuring Washboard Chaz, Matt Perrine, and Alex McMurray. The music continues with the New Orleans Night Crawlers, a brass band with serious chops.
Bob Dylan singing Curtis Mayfield?
Mae West singing Bob Dylan?
What the heck is going on?
Your Cousin Dimitri is sitting in for Gentilly Jr on Bob Dylan's 69th birthday, for a special Blues and RnB to the voice of regeneration.
Tune in, listen up, and watch your parking meters.
On Monday, May 24, HBO’s "Treme" presents two episodes of the New Orleans TV classic "Frank's Place" at NOCCA on the Riverfront. There will also be a panel discussion with actor Tim Reid, producer Hugh Wilson, and Treme writer Lolis Eric Elie, moderated by Gambit Weekly editor Kevin Allman, as well as a live musical performance by NOCCA jazz students.
Mr. Okra's truck—as identifiable as the man himself—has finally made its last rounds in New Orleans. Help him carry on an important New Orleans tradition by going to a fundraiser for a new truck at d.b.a. on Thursday, May 20. Bands include: Morning 40 Federation, Happy Talk Band, Guitar Lightnin' Lee and more!
Sunday, May 23, 2010 - 11:55pm - Monday, May 24, 2010 - 3:00am
Look, cops have been brutalizing guys they don't like since time began. That the America of 1968 was a bit shocked to see Chicago cops dishing these extra-legal beatings to political protesters was merely reflective of getting news cameras in the field.
Hank Jones, a pianist, composer and bandleader with one of the most storied careers in the music world, died on May 16, 2010, at age 91. The list of musicians with whom he collaborated reads like a history of jazz: swing icons like Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw, beboppers like Charlie Parker and Coleman Hawkins, '60s jazz legends like Cannonball Adderley, Miles Davis and Wes Montgomery, as well as countless other great musicians.