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.
Prince of Wales at Jazz Fest 2019 [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]
START Prince of Wales (3821 Annunciation). Up Annunciation to Marengo. Right
on Marengo and back Marengo to St. Charles. Right on St. Charles. Down St.
Charles to Hamp Inn (3626 St. Charles).
STOP Pick up Qu...
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.
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...
Takin' It To The Streets host Action Jackson sits down with Big Chief Black
of the Black Flame Hunters Mardi Gras Indians. They discuss traditional
Uptown suits, Bo Dollis and The Wild Magnolias, passing traditions from one
generation to the next, Indian dancing, St. Joseph...
Action Jackson sits down with Edward Jackson III of TBC Brass Band. Jackson shares how TBC ("To Be Continued") got their name from a famous New Orleans musician, coming up out of the high school music programs and how the band first got together, playing on Bourbon + much more.
Takin' It To The Streets host Action Jackson sits down with Spy Boy Timothy
Washington of the 9th Ward Hunters Black Indians of Mardi Gras. They discuss
the Spy Boy position; Juneteenth; the masking tradition; masking in the
1980s and 1990s; resurrecting the Indian traditio...
WWOZ's Action Jackson sat down with Cinnamon Black of the Treme Million
Dollar Baby Dolls to discuss the Baby Doll tradition, the differences between
Mardi Gras and Carnival, Baby Dolls in other parts of the Caribbean, Uncle
Lionel's days as a Baby Doll, and much more. Hear...