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Will it ever be real?
Or just talk?

Everyone knows that America’s original art form, jazz, was born in New Orleans. New Orleans, in fact, is known worldwide for its jazz and jazz musicians. But the city is […]

Jazz Comes Home to South Rampart Street

New Orleans still doesn’t have its music museum. Over the weekend the Times-Pic reported that a 26,000-square foot space that’s literally within the Saenger Theatre redevelopment on Canal Street is […]

Satchmo and Big Ideas

Okay, I know I’m supposed to be a music nerd, but I’m less of a nerd than a fan. Music moves me. I don’t try to analyze it too much, […]

Holism Needed

As long as I’ve been involved in business in New Orleans, I’ve been subjected to turf wars. You’d think that was a pretty normal situation in business. You’re always trying […]

Rock Hall – Not “Exactly” What I Had In Mind

Last weekend, Joseph, Alex and I schlepped up to Cleveland to attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s American Music Masters series tribute to Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew. […]

Think We Need This?

Of course I know the city of New Orleans is in a deep financial hole right now, thanks to a previous administration that spent money (that we didn’t have) like […]

Music Museum Planned For Canal Street

Guess what? I just heard through the grapevine that the City of New Orleans is going to completely fund the building of a New Orleans Music Museum in the old […]