12 Yats of Christmas

Pre-Katrina, pre-2000s New Orleans culture comes to life in this parody of the classic “Twelve Days of Christmas.” Sadly, practically everything in this video is gone or changed drastically. Most of the businesses, if I’m not mistaken, had disappeared or were sold before my family even moved out of Louisiana in 2000. Sorry for the […]

Jazz at Fritzel’s French Quarter New Orleans/Avalon

http://www.artistopia.com/hessionsession “Avalon” performed at Fritzel’s Jazz Pub in New Orleans’ French Quarter. Jim Hession – Piano. Ryan Burrage, Jacques Gauthe’ – Clarinets, Soprano Saxes.This classic, written by Al Jolson, made famous by Benny Goodman’s Quartet featuring a wonderful piano solo by Teddy Wilson who was a personal friend to Jim and Martha Hession. He actually […]