In The Studio with Bo Dollis Jr. and Big Chief Monk Boudreaux

“I can’t sing like I used to sing, but I’m-a try one more thing,” sang Bo Dollis Sr. before the launching into the chorus of “Hey Now Baby (One More Time)” during a December 18 session at Nola Recording Studios in Mid-City.

The recording will make its way onto Bo Dollis Jr.’s debut record as a leader, scheduled for release at Jazz Fest 2013. “Hey Now Baby” also marks the first time that Bo Dollis Sr. and Big Chief Monk Boudreaux have recorded together in over a decade.

OffBeat‘s Zachary Young had a word with Monk and Bo Jr. at Nola Studios during the session, as well as with producer/drummer Joe Gelini. Listen up by heading to the following links.

Bo Dollis Jr. Interview

Joe Gelini Interview

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux Interview

Photos courtesy of Golden G. Richard, III.

Session personnel:
Big Chief Bo Dollis Jr: Vocals
Big Chief Bo Dollis Sr: Vocals
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux: Vocals & tambourine
Joe Gelini: Drums
Kerry Vessell: Bass Drum
Tom Worrell: Piano
John Warren: Vocals
E’Dana Richardson: Vocals
Bill Richards: Bass
Adam Crochet: Guitar