Category Archives: New Orleans

Music and the net: an unfulfilled promise

The early proponents of the net promised many things. One of them was that talent would find audience without the “middleman”. It was the to be the end of the recording industry. Power to the recording artist. Record executives, up … Continue reading

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The City Care Forgot – Spring 2011

This is our sixth Jazz Fest since that the confluence of human and natural events we now call Katrina. I recall the first year we were here and the relief that so much of what made New Orleans special was … Continue reading

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Post Jazz Fest 2006 Thoughts

I had five reactions to New Orleans during Jazz Fest 2006. The Flood Line — you will notice that there is no flood line on this building. Entire neighborhoods are filled with homes and stores where the flood line was … Continue reading

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For the first time…

At my age, there are not a lot of things I do any more that are for the first time.  This year at Jazz Fest was one of them. For the first time ever in my life, I am a … Continue reading

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