Look-Ka Py Py Podcast (ep 1):Kid Merv Sounds His Horn

Kid Merv by Elsa HahneTo ring in Satchmo SummerFest, OffBeat.com is launching a new feature: Podcasts. In this inaugural cast, OffBeat’s Zachary Young interviews trumpeter / vocalist Kid Merv, an unsung hero in the streets of Treme whose great uncle Kid Rene played with Pops himself. Here Young and Merv discuss his new album, Body and Soul, his tutelage in Harold Dejan’s Olympia Brass Band, and just what it means to sound his horn in the streets and alleys that Satch paved.