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Letters to the Editor: Don Suhor, Irma Thomas, Frenchmen Street

Don Suhor I was excited to read Geraldine Wyckoff’s review of the Don Suhor discs in your last issue [August 2018]. I had the privilege of meeting and performing with […]

Letters to the Editor: living wages for musicians and more

Making a living I just spent a week in New Orleans at the New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp (I play sax and clarinet), run by Banu Gibson and Leslie Cooper. […]

Letters to the editor: Henry Butler, representation of women and more

Henry Butler’s Passing The passing of Henry Butler leads me to reflect on how many great artists we’ve lost in recent years. I first met Henry when he was a […]

Letters To The Editor: Frenchmen Street Blues And More

Frenchmen Street The following letter is in response to Jan Ramsey’s blog post, “Does Less Beer Mean Happier Musicians?” sharing the results of an OffBeat poll revealing that our readers […]

Letters to the Editor

Terrible Taste Not for nothing, but why the hell were fighter jets passing above the Fest grounds and rudely intruding on Jon Cleary’s set on Friday, April 27? It was […]

Letters to the Editor

Dancing Man 504 Your response [Letters to the Editor, April 2018] ignores an important but seemingly obvious distinction between Mardi Gras Indian culture and the more general New Orleans parade […]

Letters to the Editor

Chauncey Gardiner I just finished reading your [Jan Ramsey] editorial about contemporary “news” consumption [Mojo Mouth, March 2018]. I re-watched Being There a couple nights ago and after reading your […]

Letters to the Editor

Dancing Man 504 My name is Big Chief Gerald Paige of the Great Spirit Warriors Indian tribe and youth empowerment organization. I have a big problem with giving Darryl “Dancing […]

Letters to the Editor

All The News A note to say how much I’m enjoying the smart new slogan which accompanies the Weekly Beat email newsletter: “All the entertainment that’s fit to click.” Naturally, […]

Letters to the Editor

Juju Child I been in the record business for over five decades as a record store owner, promotion man, concert promoter, record label owner and producer and have worked with […]