Last week my daughter and I were in Norman to have lunch with a friend. We were just a few blocks from the record store so we had run in for a few minutes. When I had three albums in my hand I decided I’d better quit looking. Music is one of my passions and I could…
One of the things I love about the people of New Orleans is that they can find something to celebrate almost every weekend. Of course there are the big festivals like Jazz Fest, French Quarter Fest, Voodoo Fest, Decadence, etc. but I love some of the smaller ones, too. A couple of days after we…
Sadly, our time in New Orleans has come to an end. But the music lingers on in my soul.
I have a list of things I want to do while we are here in New Orleans and local music is high on that list. Kermit is playing at the Blue Nile Friday night and I hope to be there.
We leave for New Orleans later this week. This seems an appropriate choice for today’s music.
Yes, I DO know what it means. We will be in New Orleans soon and I’m looking forward to the music.
We’ve got a trip to New Orleans coming up soon and that always gets me thinking about some of the incredible music from my favorite city. Louis Armstrong, James Booker, Mahalia Jackson, Professor Longhair, Dr. John, Irma Thomas…and so many others. Here is a beautiful song by another New Orleans great, Allen Toussaint:
This summer our city has been hosting “Music in the Park” a couple of Sunday evenings a month. We have a music promotion company and were asked to schedule bands for these evenings. It’s been a huge success and they are planning to have these every Sunday evening next summer. Last night The Dudes played….
One of my favorite songs is “Hallelujah”, written by Leonard Cohen. There are many beautiful versions of it. My son bought me Jeff Buckley’s album, “Grace” for my birthday and it includes his haunting version.