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Nostalgic for New Orleans: Brass Bands, Classic R&B, Trad and New Jazz

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I'm nostalgic for New Orleans. Once my home, I just visited after 19 years. This week, R&B with Irma Thomas, Allen Toussaint, Lee Dorsey, Ernie K-Doe & Professor Longhair. Then trad jazz with Panorama Jazz Band, Sidney Bechet and Louis Armstrong. We'll second line with the Panorama, Treme, Dirty Dozen and Rebirth Brass Bands, and much more from the city that care forgot. We'll then go down river and into the gulf for some new and classic Cuban sounds.


  • Thelonious Monk "Esistrophy (Theme)" from Live at the It Club—Complete (Columbia) 01:30
  • Panorama Brass Band "The Sound of Philadelphia" from Single (Self Released) 02:30
  • Rebirth Brass Band "Lord, Lord, Lord, You've Sure Been Good to Me" from Move Your Body (Basin Street Records) 06:46
  • James Booker "Ain't Nobody's Business" from King of the New Orleans Keyboard (JSP Records) 12:13
  • Irma Thomas "Don't Mess with My Man" from New Orleans Ladies, Rhythm and Blues from the Vaults of Rick and Ron (Rounder Records) 17:04
  • Professor Longhair "Go To The Mardi Gras" from Single (Ron Records) 19:23
  • Panorama Jazz Band "The Bogalusa Strut" from Single (Self Released) 19:23
  • Sidney Bechet "One O'Clock Jump" from Sidney Bechet and his New Orleans Feetwarmers Vol. 1 (RCA) 25:05
  • Louis Armstrong "West End Blues" from The Hot Fives and Sevens (Columbia Masterworks) 27:36
  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band "Mad" from So It Is (Sub Pop) 32:12
  • Sam Rivers Trio "Beatrice" from Caldera (NoBusiness Records) 35:40
  • James Singleton "Malabar" from Malabar (Sinking City Records) 41:10
  • Dirty Dozen Brass Band "Caravan" from Dirty Dozen Brass Band (Concord Jazz) 46:59
  • Tremé Brass Band "Jesus on the Main Line" from Gimme My Money Back (Arhoolie Records) 52:10
  • Panorama Jazz Band "Here Come the Philistines" from Another Hot Night In February (Self Released) 1:00:04
  • Catherine Russell "Going Back to New Orleans" from Send For Me (Dot Time Records) 1:06:57
  • Jaki Byard "Do you Know What it Means to Miss New Orleans" from Solo Piano (Prestige Records) 1:10:35
  • Allen Toussaint "Second Liner" from The Wild Sound Of New Orleans—The Complete 'Tousan' Sessions (Bear Family Records) 1:16:34
  • Lee Dorsey "Holy Cow" from The Best of Lee Dorsey (Arista) 1:19:06
  • Ernie K-Doe "Mother-In-Law" from Single (Mint Records) 1:21:37
  • The Meters "Simple Song" from The Meeters (Josie) 1:24:02
  • Irma Thomas "In Between Tears" from In Between Tears (Alive Natural Sound Records) 1:28:38
  • Martin Bejerano "Ay Cosita Linda (A Gringo Fantasy)" #CubanAmerican (Figgland Records) 1:28:38
  • David Virelles "Bodas de Oro" Igbó Alákọrin (The Singer's Grove) Vol. I and II (Pi Recordings) 1:38:14
  • Rubén González "Cumbanchero" Introducing... Ruben Gonzalea (World Circuit) 1:48:48
  • Aruán Ortiz "Los Tres Golpes" Cuban Nocturn (Newbelle Records) 1:53:20

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