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Wendell Albert Eugene (1923 – 2017)

When Wendell Eugene was 13 years old, his brother, Homer, gave him his first trombone. By the time he was 15, he was a member of the musicians’ union. For […]

Web Exclusive: Doin’ Something Different – Ivan Neville’s NOLA nites

Ivan Neville has reach. So there’s a good chance if he calls a musician up for a gig and they’re free they’ll say, “Yea, man.” That’s what the keyboardist, vocalist […]

Web Exclusive: Remembering Fats

I was friends with Fats for the last twenty and a half years of his life, and I am still amazed that I got to ride the tail end of […]

George Clinton talks back

From doo-wop to the P-Funk Mothership, George Clinton has led his funky voyage through the musical universe and beyond. The journey began in New Jersey in 1955, when Clinton formed […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder: A Louisiana Christmas with Loose Cattle

Rod Hodges walked into the Music Shed in mid-August to cut tracks for Loose Cattle’s Christmas album, Seasonal Affective Disorder, and a muggy New Orleans summer day suddenly transformed into […]

Dining Out: Herbsaint

To some, Donald Link is best known for the urbane Cajun delicacies served at the pork-centric Cochon and the wood-fired seafood specialties at Peche. But before he helped usher in […]

Kelcy Mae hits the Spot

What brings you to Parkway? I often come here right before a trip or a tour, because you can’t get a good fried catfish po-boy anywhere else. Why catfish in […]

In the Spirit with Sam Perez/Piscobar (at the Catahoula Hotel)

“I picked Irma Thomas for a lot of reasons. Sentimental value, I guess. Almost 10 years ago—I grew up in Slidell—Irma Thomas was maybe the first New Orleans artist I […]

Hot Like the Sun: The Revivalists celebrate at home

When do you know that your band is really making it? When strangers at the airport start pointing you out? When half the radio stations in the country seem to […]

Tricky Repertoire: The Soul Rebels step out of the box

Since the late 1990s, the Soul Rebels brass band has forged its own brand of New Orleans music. The eight-piece outfit may look like a traditional brass band, but the […]