This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson talks with Benny
Jones, Sr., leader and owner of Treme Brass Band. They discuss his childhood
in the 6th Ward, including the drumming tradition in his family and
neighborhood from the 1950s onward. He remembers attending...
Westbank Steppers [Photo by Judy Cooper]
START at 14324 Hero Blvd. Proceed down Hero to L.B. Landry. Down LB Landry to
Ptolemy. Left turn on Ptolemy and stop at 1335 Ptolemy and leboeuf. Proceed
down Leboeuf to Socrates. Right turn on Socrates. Down Socrates to Hendee.
Lady Buckjumpers at Jazz Fest 2018 [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]
START – Verret’s Lounge - 1738 Washington Ave. Head down Washington Ave
to LaSalle St, turn left on LaSalle St. Proceed to 4th St
STOP – A.L. Davis Park (Men of Class) at 2600 LaSalle St. Head back down
Nine Times and 9SL 2017 [Photo by Jamell Tate]
START 3512 Louisa St (X'Quisite Stylez Barbershop). Down Louisa to 2900
Louisa St. (pick up Original Lady Nine Times and Mrs. Nine Times). Continue
down Louisa. LEFT on N. Dorgenois to Desire St. RIGHT on Desire St. Continue
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.