Offbeat Cover for June, 1998

June 1998 Contents

Cover Story

Jazz Fest ’98: Our Annual Review


DJ Jubilee

Race That Train: Mike West and Myshkin

The Latin Quarter: Latin Music in New Orleans


Jimmie Vaughan


Obituary: Louise “Blue Lu” Dupont Barker

Dis 'n' Dat

Joy Buzzer Is in the Finals, Vision Pictures, Van Broussard, Festivals, New Releases & More

Bayou Beat

Festival International de Louisiane, Bayou Ruler & More


New Louisiana Blues On CD

Eye Music

The Colors of Rhythm


New Releases, Rik Slave, Joy Buzzer & More

Film & Video Bits

The Horse Whisperer, Bulworth, IMAX’s Everest, The Late Show & More

Pass A Good Time

Mamou Cajun Music Festival, Creole Tomato Festival, Le Festival de la Viande Boucanee & More

Plugged In

Best and Worst of Jazz Fest 1998, The Fans’ Perspective

Savoring Sin City

Chile Heaven

Straight, No Chaser

Cures for the Post-Jazz Fest Blues


Reggae Riddums, Money Talks Records & Code 6

Talkin' 'bout New Orleans

Arthur Foy & Other Things


Sally Nyolo, Tribu (Tinder)

Sly and Robbie, Friends (Eastwest)

Sonny Rollins, Global Warming (Milestone)

Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Bayou Ruler (Rounder)

The Revealers, Paradise (Independent)

Three Now Four, Three Now Four (SEM)

Victor Goines, Joe’s Blues (Rosemary Joseph)


Oral Histories in Music

Mojo Mouth

Mojo Memories of Fest ’98 & LMNOP


Letters June 1998