• New Orleans

    The Lost Bayou Ramblers at French Quarter Fest 2009

    The Lost Bayou Ramblers perform at the French Quarter Festival, April 18, 2009. New Orleans, Louisiana. I don’t know the name of this song. Sorry about the camera work, but the dancers got in the way and I moved for a better spot. My bad! www.lostbayouramblers.com www.myspace.com/lostbayouramblers Duration : 0:3:12

  • Bourbon Street

    Flashing for Beads on Bourbon Street

    New Orleans and Bourbon Street in particular is known for having an anything goes attitude. This video illustrates of of the “customs” that are allowed during Mardi Gras season, flashing for beads on Bourbon Street. Is Flashing for Beads In New Orleans Allowed All Over The City?     While it is thought that “flashing for beads” is allowed all over New Orleans all of the time this is incorrect. It is not a custom or a tradition. Flashing for beads is however allowed during Mardi Gras in the French Quarter and mainly on Bourbon Street. Anywhere else in the city, you run the risk of going to jail. This…

  • New Orleans Attractions

    French Quarter Suites and the New Orleans Courtyard Hotel

    If you are looking for some place to stay in the heart of things then this post offers a great choice. There are additional links to resources for staying and playing in New Orleans.     On thing to learn when traveling to New Orleans is that the hidden places many times are the best places. The French Quarter Suites and the New Orleans Courtyard Hotel are a prime example. The French Quarter Suites and the New Orleans Courtyard Hotel are hidden behind beautiful garden walls and amazing antique shutters. This is an Urban Oasis that exudes European charm with New World amenities. meets French Quarter Suites Hotel invites you to…

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  • Bourbon Street

    THE ASCONA ALL STARS Bourbon Street Parade

    ***IF YOU LIKE THIS THEN PLEASE SUBSCRIBE*** THE ASCONA ALL STARS Bourbon Street Parade 9:09 Jon-Erik Kellso (cornet), Dan Barrett (trombone), Sammy Rimington (clarinet), Frank Robensheuten (tenor saxophone), Butch Thompson (piano), Lino Patruno (banjo), Truch Parham (banjo), Trevor Richards (drums) Ascona 1999 http://www.linopatruno.it http://www.cambiamusica.it http://www.michaelsupnick.com Adolphe Paul Barbarin (May 5, 1899 Feb 17, 1969) was a New Orleans jazz drummer, usually regarded (along with Baby Dodds) as one of the very best of the pre-Big Band era jazz drummers. Paul Barbarin’s year of birth is often given as 1901, but his brother Louis Barbarin (born 1902) said he was quite sure that Paul was several years older than him, and…

  • New Orleans

    New Vision for New Orleans

    In the hometown of the Super Bowl Saints, there is a new vision for New Orleans. New eye-catching designs backed by Brad Pitt are replacing homes wrecked by Katrina. Jeff Glor reports. This is a short written and narrated by Grammy award winning musician Anders Osborne about the music scene in New Orleans for The New Orleans Hope and Heritage Project. www.nolahopeandheritage.org

  • Bourbon Street

    Bourbon Street Parade – Maribo Jazz Festival

    July 19th 2009 – A great day in beautiful Maribo, in sunny Denmark and Jill Spencer brought her video camera along, for which we are all very grateful! Fifteen musicians were on stage together from four different countries, so it was a pretty special event and the final concert in the very successful Maribo jazz festival, taking place at the Hylddalen (stadium). It brought together six Hot Five Jazzmakers from Canada, six New Orleans Delights from Denmark & Sweden and three international jazz celebrities, all together under the title Kjeld Brands New Orleans All-Stars. Putting this many players together, for the festivals finale concert, could be considered a bit of…