New Orleans Rag

A candid story on how Ragtime Rick learned the New Orleans Rag by Dick Hyman. This video was captured at the Park’s Christmas party on my new digital camera, so the quality is not the best! It’s a little long, but there is music at the end. Duration : 0:8:17

78s – NOLA – Milt Raskin’s Hollywood Ragtimers

Nola Song Felix Arndt – 1915: What the Mississippi Rag is to piano ragtime, Nola is to the genre of Novelty piano solos. While actually not a true novelty rag, it was certainly a pioneering effort in that direction and one of the most well known pieces of a style that would ultimately become a […]

Sweet Home New Orleans – Dr. John

This is a wonderful song by Dr. John. Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? new Orleans will never be the same again, but our memories are written in hearts. Duration : 0:5:51

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 […]

Alexis Marceaux

New Orleans and Music are virtually synonymous.  I love music, all kinds.  I have my favorites like everybody else, but one of the things I love about New Orleans is there is music everywhere.  I knew early on that I would never be a “Star” since I have no musical talent to speak of, so […]