We hope you enjoy this episode, "A Visit to the Ooh Poo Pah Doo."
Here's some background about Judy starting the bar: http://www.nola.com/drink/index.ssf/2013/11/ooh_poo_pah_doo_bar_aims_to_up.html
And here's a little more info, on the bar, which is at 1931 Orleans Avenue in New Orleans: http://www.10best.com/destinations/louisiana/new-orleans/treme/nightlife/ooh-poo-pah-doo/
The late R&B legend Jessie Hill was the father of Judy Hill Broadus, owner of the Ooh Poo Pah Doo lounge. Here's a rare and too-short video snippet from Jazz Fest in 1991, of R&B legend Jessie Hill performing "Ooh Poo Pah Doo," which gave Judy the name of her bar. (Trivia: when the song became a hit in 1961, it was the mostly-instrumental B-side "Ooh Poo Pah Doo Part 2" that actually charted -- not the vocal track we think of today.)
Here's a brief video from 2000 of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis -- featuring a 13-year-old named Troy Andrews -- Trombone Shorty. Shorty is the grandson of Jessie Hill, and the nephew of Judy Hill Broadus.
And here's a much taller Trombone Shorty in 2014 in Jackson Square, talking about growing up playing music in New Orleans.
Travis "Trumpet Black" Hill and his cousin James Andrews at Jazz Ascona in Switzerland in 2013. James is Troy Andrews older brother, and he and Travis are both grandsons of Jessie Hill.
And here's Glen David Andrews, cousin of James Andrews and Trombone Shorty on their father's side, performing "I Can Do Bad By Myself" with his band, for Jam In The Van.
THIS WEEK'S TRACK LISTING:
(music bed) "Feelin' Good" - Herb Hardesty & His Band
"Your Mama Don't Dance" - James Andrews
(music bed) "Jammin'" - Herb Hardesty & His Band
"It Must Be Wonderful" - Walter 'Papoose Nelson' sings with Herb Hardesty
(music bed) "Need You" - Prince La La
"She Put the Hurt on Me" - Prince La La
(music bed) "Ooh Poo Pah Doo, Part 2" - Jessie Hill
"Ooh Poo Pah Doo, Part 1" - Jessie Hill
(music bed) "Why Holler" - Jessie Hill
"Got Me A New Love Thing" - James Andrews
(music bed) "I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None Of This Jelly Roll" - Sweet Emma Barrett
"Sweet Emma" - James Andrews
(music bed) "Ory's Creole Trombone" - Alvin Batiste with Red Callender, Al Casey, Alan Dawson
(music bed) "Neph" - Trombone Shorty
"(Talkin' About The) Zulu King" - James Andrews and Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews
(music bed) "Slippin' and Trippin'" - Trombone Shorty
"Gonna Make You Stomp Your Feet (Live at Voodoo Fest)" - Trombone Shorty
(music bed) "Knock With Me / Rock With Me" - Lil' Rascals Brass Band
"Rock Star (Like Mike)" (Live at Three Muses) - Glen David Andrews
(music bed) "Wind It Up" - Stooges Brass Band
"Ooh Poo Pah Doo" - Trombone Shorty and James Andrews
(music bed) "Lil' Liza Jane" - James Andrews and Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews
NEW ORLEANS CALLING is a production of WWOZ, listener-supported community radio in the Crescent City.
Dave Ankers is the producer.
Melanie Merz is the supervising producer.
Vocal tracks produced by Jorge Fuentes.
National distribution managed by Russell Shelton and Carmen Connor Post.
Web support by David Stafford.
Live tracks mixed by George Ingmire.
Executive Producer is WWOZ’s General Manager David Freedman.
Special thanks to:
Judy Hill Broadus and Brian Broadus, of the Ooh Poo Pah Doo Bar on Orleans Avenue in New Orleans
Sally Young and Crystal Gross, for their voice talents;
WWOZ’s Dwayne Breashears, Scott Borne, Dee Lindsey, Lauren Del Rio, Leslie Molson, Beau Royster, and Maryse Dejean;
Rachel Lyons, Dolores Hooper, and the Archives of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival & Foundation.