Doreen – The Clarinet Queen

New Orleans is filled with a cast of characters and individuals with a history. Ms Doreen is one of those individuals with a history. While this article was written in 2010, it is still valid. If you are in the French Quarter aka “The Quarters” stop on the corner of Royal and St. Peter and […]

25th Annual Gretna Heritage Festival

Time to Groove in Gretna! Ready for some Festival fun? After a very hot and humid NOLA summer this slight hint of fall in the air has got everyone thinking of outdoor activities again. Luckily for us there is a beautiful weekend coming up and plenty of fun options to choose from in and around […]

Atlantic Street Band (live busking) – Bourbon Street Parade

The Atlantic Street Band busking in Rundle Mall, Adelaide on Sat 7th May 2010. Adelaide-based musicians Kyra Schwarz on Sousaphone, Jon Hunt on clarinet, Kev van der Zwaag on drums and Chris Weber on trumpet get out in the fresh air on a beautiful sunny day with their New Orleans derived traditional jazz. The group […]

Lenny Kravitz at Gallery 713

      LENNY in New Orleans Doin’ it in New Orleans. Now on my way back to the Bahamas to finish the album. Lenny. Song: “Do It” from the forthcoming album. Also featured in the movie “Precious.” Film by Mathieu Bitton/candytangerine.com Length:4:47 Check out this video of Lenny in the French Quarter with my […]

Treme: Beyond Bourbon Street (HBO)

Explore the diverse cultures, traditions, music and food of New Orleans in this in-depth look at the new HBO drama series “Treme.” For more information, log onto HBO.com. Duration : 0:29:7

Stephen Perry New Orleans

New Orleans Tourism Gushes Success Despite Oil Misperceptions Stephen Perry, President and C.E.O. of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau BACKGROUND: If you travel to New Orleans in search of the oil disaster, you will be happily disappointed. But if you travel to New Orleans in search of fabulous restaurants, spectacular family attractions, iconic […]

Chris Botti (trumpet) and Sting (vocal) “Bourbon Street”

Christopher Stephen Botti or Chris Botti [BOH-tee] (born October 12, 1962) is an American trumpeter and composer. Born in Portland, Oregon and raised in Corvallis, Oregon, he spent two years of his childhood growing up in Italy. His earliest musical influence was his mother, a classically trained pianist and part-time piano teacher. He plays a […]

New Orleans – French Quarter Festival

Having fun around New Orleans during the French Quarter Festival 2009. http://blackberrytravelog.blogspot.com/search/label/New%20Orleans Duration : 0:4:33