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Guest Blog: Trombone Shorty’s Voodoo Threauxdown is not to be missed

From the first note played, New Breed Brass Band comes shining through with great horns and drums. They are well seasoned musicians, disciplined and professional. Preservation Jazz Hall Band definitely […]

Taking the Treme Out of New Orleans

Thanks to the success of HBO’s Treme, musicians featured in the show are booking a national tour. “A Night in Treme” headlines with Kermit Ruffins, Rebirth Brass Band, and Donald […]

A First Look at Treme’s Second Season

You can’t tell much from this 27-second teaser for Treme‘s second season, but in addition to familiar musicians to the Treme family – John Boutte and Kermit Ruffins – Juvenile […]

Preview of Kermit Ruffins’ “Happy Talk”

Kermit Ruffins will release his new album, Happy Talk, October 26. For those who can’t wait, here’s a free mp3 to download: “I Got a Treme Woman.”

Can “Tremé” Help Get The Word Out?

I’ve been ranting for years about what we need to do to fix New Orleans music. One of the biggest problems is that all of us locals know what’s great […]

Kermit Ruffins Gets the “Real” Treatment

Last night, I went to see Kermit Ruffins and made an unpleasant discovery: The Real World has found Vaughan’s. MTV’s The Real World is one of the pioneering reality shows, one […]