Offbeat Cover for June, 2012

June 2012 Contents

Cover Story

Nine Lives: A Life of Its Own


Bas Clas: Back to Work

Freddie Keppard: The King of In-Between

Jazz Fest Style: Photos of Fashion at the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Jazz Fest: A Last Look Back at the 2012 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Pandora Gastelum’s Puppets: Stuck in the Mudlark Theatre

Theresa Andersson: All By Myself


Sonny Landreth

Photo Op

Kenneth Terry at the Candlelight Lounge

OffBeat Eats

Dining Out: Il Posto Cafe

Glen David Andrews Hits the Spot at Roosevelt’s Black Pearl

The Gravy: In the Kitchen with Aaron Wilkinson

The Gravy: In the Kitchen with Benji Lee of Supagroup


Amy Winehouse Foundation and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra: A Push in the Right Direction

The 10 Best-Selling Albums During Jazz Fest at Louisiana Music Factory

The Nobles: A Loss of Nobility


Alabama Shakes, Boys & Girls (ATO Records)

Beth McKee, Next to Nowhere (Swampgirl Records)

Debbie Davis, It’s Not the Years, It’s the Miles (Threadhead Records)

Dr. Michael White, Adventures in New Orleans Jazz, Part 2 (Basin Street Records)

Euphoria Brass Band, Coast to Coast (Independent)

Jerry Sartain, Louisiana’s Callin’ (CSP Records)

Les Frères Carrière & The Lawtell Playboys, La La Louisiana Black French Music (Maison de Soul Records)

Lil’ Wayne and Same Ol’ Two Step, I Bring It (Shrimpo Music)

Mississippi Rail Company, Coal Black Train (Independent)

Randy “19th Street Red” Cohen, Avenue Boogie (Redtop Recording)

Sarah Quintana, The World Has Changed (Independent)

Sonny Landreth, Elemental Journey (Landfall Records)

The Sugarman Three, What the World Needs Now (Daptone Records)

Treme: The Complete Second Season DVD (HBO Home Entertainment)

Will Bernard Trio, Outdoor Living (Dreck to Disk Records)


R.J. Smith, The One: The Life and Music of James Brown (Gotham Books)

Mojo Mouth

Hot or Not?

Live Wire

G-Eazy at Republic: Two Views From the Crowd

Rory Danger and the Danger Dangers Turn the All-Ways Lounge into Heartbreak Hotel

Plan A: Upcoming Shows

Xiu Xiu at One Eyed Jacks June 7


June 2012 Letters