Takin' It to the Streets interviews

Takin' It to the Streets episodes containing an interview.

Interview: Tamara Jackson

Sun, 05/02/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Social Aid and Pleasure Club Task Force President Tamara Jackson talks to Action Jackson about what needs to happen before traditional parades returns, how clubs can hold replacement events in the meantime, how the pandemic could have ... Read more

Interview: CTC Steppers' president Trigga Black

Fri, 04/23/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, the new CTC Steppers president, Walter James Fair, talks to Action Jackson about how he became one of the youngest social & pleasure club presidents, which year's theme really stands out in his memory, why it's important to parade thro... Read more

Interview: Shamarr Allen

Fri, 04/16/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, trumpeter Shamarr Allen talks to Action Jackson about how he got an early start in music, the musicians who helped him along the way, why he uses innovative techniques in making music, and more! Hear it all in the player below. Read more

Interview: Save Our Brass's Ersel "Garfield" Bogan

Fri, 04/09/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Sportage trombonist Ersel "Garfield" Bogan talks to Action Jackson about how he got his brass band start in high school, why he created Brass Fest, how the Save Our Brass Culture Foundation works to help musicians, and more. Hear it al... Read more

Interview: Treme Sidewalk Steppers' Charlie Brown

Sun, 03/28/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Treme Sidewalk Steppers president Charlie Brown talks to Action Jackson about why the club holds numerous events a year, what the second line culture means to him, why he really appreciates the crowds that attend the parades, and more.... Read more

Powerhouses of Knowledge: Celebrating the Legacies of Ronald W. Lewis and Sylvester Francis

Wed, 03/24/21
The Historic New Orleans Collection will be celebrating the lives and legacies of two cultural icons on Wednesday, April 7 at 7pm CT. This is a virtual event on Zoom. Register to attend at this link. "Sylvester Francis was a photographer, videographer, author, historian, an... Read more

Interview: Craig Klein of New Orleans Nightcrawlers

Wed, 03/17/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson gets on the phone with the new Grammy Award winner Craig Klein, a member of the New Orleans Nightcrawlers. The Nightcrawlers' album, Atmosphere, was named Best Regional Roots Music Album at the 2021 Recording Academy/GRA... Read more

St. Joseph's Night

Sun, 03/14/21
Traditionally, on St. Joseph's Night, the Black Masking Indians of New Orleans are out in the neighborhoods across the city participating in rituals with long histories. The spirit of St. Joseph's Night lives on this year. Below is video from St. Joseph's Night 2019, as mul... Read more

Interview: Ms. Linda Green

Mon, 03/08/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson talks to Lady and Men Rollers president Ms. Linda Green about how the pandemic delayed an important anniversary, all the things her famous Ya-Ka-Mein dish has brought her, how she inherited her cooking skills and work et... Read more

Interview: Robert Starks of Big Nine

Wed, 03/03/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Big Nine business manager Robert Starks talks to Action Jackson about his long battle with Covid-19, friends who were not able to survive the virus, how he hopes 2022 brings some normalcy for second lines, and more. Hear the interview ... Read more

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