I first heard the brothers Trongone in my neighbor's backyard as a semi-impromptu Jazz Fest night show in 2017. Jimmyfest 2. They were an exciting set back then and quickly earned the audience's attention if only because of the obvious raw talent on stage. Emphasis on raw. The band has come a long way since … Continue reading Pay attention to The Trongone Band
I walked into the Saenger Theater on Tuesday to see Tedeschi Trucks Band (TTB) with a pre-conceived notion. I'm a guitar guy, and I view Derek Trucks as the Eric Clapton of my generation. I was there to see him, and despite how much I like Susan Tedeschi's unmistakable soulful crooning, the slide virtuoso who … Continue reading The long honeymoon
Here's the premise: if you had to make a Pandora station to take with you into the afterlife, and you can only choose 20 bands. As of today. It changes frequently, and it should. Here's mine currently with relevant 2019 New Orleans show dates: The Band - The classic ensemble. Probably will always retain the … Continue reading If I died today, I’d listen to….