Hear our interview with three members of Sudan as they discuss Jerome Smith, Danny Barker, passing the traditions on to the next generation, the integration of modern and traditional music in their parade, the importance of cowbell, and much more.
Men of Class at Jazz Fest 2019 [Photo by Louis Crispino]
START Portside Lounge (3000 Dryades St.). Continue up Dryades Street to
STOP Sportsman's Lounge (2433 Dryades Street) Sportsman Ladies. Pickup 'Men &
Ladies of Unity.' Continue up Second Street to Dann...
Family Ties at Jazz Fest [Photo by Eli Mergel]
START Prime Example Jazz Club (1909 N. Broad). Proceed up N. Broad St. to St.
Ann St. Make a U-turn.
STOP Lillie's Bar. Continue on N. Broad St. to Ursulines Ave. RIGHT turn onto
Ursulines Ave to 2634 Ursulines Ave.
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson talks with Ronald W.
Lewis, founder of the Original Big Nine Social and Pleasure Club, and
director of the House of Dance & Feathers in the Lower 9th Ward.
Lewis shares his experiences masking in the 1980s and 1990s, wha...
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson sits down with
documentary photographer Freddy Hill. Hill has been photographing New Orleans
social and pleasure clubs and Mardi Gras Indians in New Orleans for more than
15 years. Her work captures all aspects of the cl...
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, hear Action Jackson's interview with
Mr. C, the second line videographer. They discuss his background and how he
got involved with the parades, what he tries to capture each Sunday, and much
more. Below, see one of the videos he's prod...
Hear the interview with Baby Doll Satin Mitchell as she sits down with Action
Jackson to talk about the Baby Doll sisterhood, the difference between
"costumes" and what the Baby Dolls wear, the need for new Baby Dolls, and
Hear the interview with Ben "Da Grill Man" Smith as he sits down and talks
with WWOZ's Action Jackson about parades in the 1960s, the Jolly Bunch,
what's on the grill, the seasonal nature of his business, his idea for
including the second line community in the national even...