Posts Tagged ‘treme brass band’

RIP, Uncle Lionel Batiste

Tweet A very late RIP to Uncle Batiste, a true New Orleanian.  No more watches strapped across the palm, no giant Batistian billboards on Times Square (advertising Treme), no more late night wanderings on Frenchmen St, no more Uncle on the bass drum for the Treme Brass Band.  Here are a few shots of Uncle […]


Voodoo Music Experience 2011!

Voodoo Music Experience 2011!

Tweet Three solid days of musical gumbo, established bands, reunions, genre-busting performances, and fans aged birth to 80+.  One 60-something lady, grinning ear to ear, asked me “Why do I know that guy?” during Ray Davies’ performance–a two word response, “The Kinks!” doubled her over in laughter and then a moment of distant-eyed recollection before busting out […]