Offbeat Cover for February, 1995

February 1995 Contents

Cover Story

Look at Snooks Eaglin Now!: Big Easy to Big Apple

Look at Snooks Eaglin Now!: On the Road Again

Look at Snooks Now!: Snooks Eaglin on Record, Then and Now


Krewe du Vieux: A C.R.U.D.E. Awakening

Queen For A Day: All Hail GiO

Spirit Land: The Soulful World of Coco Robicheaux

Swinging Gate

Dis 'n' Dat

A Barrel of New Discs for Mardi Gras; Irene Sage Featured in This Month’s Benefit


Crescent City Blues Club Newsletter February 1995

Crescent City Bounce

Big Doings Around Town for Carnival; A Recap of the Allison Miner Benefit

Eye Music

Impression Sunset: The Final Word on the Claude Monet Exhibit at NOMA

Fat City

Magic Realism at Tango Tango; Going Gourmet at Louisiana Pizza Kitchen


New Nuclear Choir, Myshkin: Impossible, Nut and Weedeater Tapes; Big Month at the Clubs

Film & Video Bits

A Random Sampling of the Year-End Releases: Nell, Shawshank Redemption, Last Seduction


Bamboula 2000 Springs from Percussion Inc.; Da-Sha-Ra Returns with “Yudomelikdat”

Strictly Jazz

Krewe du Vieux Plans Brass Band Blowout; Narvin Kimball, Phil DeGruy Release Debuts

Ten West

Hello to Keith Frank, Rosie Ledet, John Dubois; Goodbye to “10 West”


Evil Nurse Sheila!, Evil Nurse Sheila! (Spinning Toe-Hold)

Kermit Ruffins, The Big Butter and Egg Man (Justice)

Nicholas Payton, From This Moment (Verve)

The Skatalites, Hip-Bop Ska! (Shanachie)

Various Artists, Chess Rhythm and Roll (MCA/Chess)

Various Artists, The R&B Box: 30 Years of Rhythm and Blues (Rhino)


Letters February 1995