Takin' It to the Streets interviews

Takin' It to the Streets episodes containing a podcast

Interview: Big Chief Kito of Seminole Mardi Gras Indians

Sat, 12/08/18
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, hear Action Jackson's interview with Big Chief Kito of the Seminole Mardi Gras Indians. Find out why he steps out alone, what it's like coming out of a limousine on St. Joseph's Night, what it was like masking in the 1980s, and much mo... Read more

Interview with Janice Kimble of Treme Baby Dolls

Mon, 11/05/18
WWOZ's Action Jackson sat down with Janice Kimble of the Treme Baby Dolls for the latest Takin' It To The Streets interview. Listen in to hear her take on why she participates in the tradition, what's so important about the Baby Dolls, and what the Treme Baby Dolls are doin... Read more

Westbank Steppers Second Line Parade

Sat, 09/22/18
Westbank Steppers [Photo by Judy Cooper]   Hear the interview below: Read more

Sudan Second Line Parade

Sat, 09/22/18
Sudan at Jazz Fest 2018 [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]   Hear the interview with Sudan's Bernard Robertson: Read more

Interview with Eric Waters, author of 'Freedom's Dance'

Wed, 08/29/18
Photographer and author Eric Waters talks about his new book, "Freedom's Dance," including how it all came together, and how the advent of cell phone photographers has changed second line culture and his own photography. Read more

Prince of Wales Second Line Parade

Sun, 08/19/18
Prince of Wales at Jazz Fest [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee] Hear the interview with Stan Taylor, Prince of Wales Business Manager: Read more

Family Ties Second Line Parade

Sun, 08/19/18
Family Ties at Jazz Fest [Photo by Eli Mergel] Hear the interview below: Read more

Young Men Olympians Second Line Parade

Sun, 08/19/18
Rescheduled from 9/23 Young Men Olympians [Photo by Christy Grimes]   Hear the interview with Norman Dixon, Jr.: Read more

Interview with Big 6 Brass Band

Sat, 08/18/18
New Orleans' second line parades wouldn't be what they are without brass bands. Host Action Jackson sat down with the Big 6 Brass Band earlier this summer to get their take on the brass band scene today, coming up in music education in New Orleans, and much more. Read more

Interview: Merline Kimble of the Gold Digger Baby Dolls

Sun, 08/12/18
Below, hear Action Jackson's interview with Merline Kimble of the Gold Digger Baby Dolls on this week's episode of Takin' It To The Streets. Merline discusses seeing Uncle Lionel and the Million Dollar Baby Dolls as a little girl, back when they were known as the "Dirty Doz... Read more

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