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Interview with Big Freedia, NOLA Bounce Diva

Big Freedia - Video - Interview

New Orleans based rapper Big Freedia speaks about bounce music.

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Bayou Maharajah: The Life and Music of James Carroll Booker, 3rd.

Booker, James - Video - 4 minute trailer for Bayou Maharajah: The Life and Music of James Carroll Booker, 3rd.

Bayou Maharajah is a one-hour video documentary on the life and music of New Orleans piano legend James Booker. Through interviews with friends and contemporaries, the film traces Booker’s life from child prodigy to his acclaimed work as session pianist, his solo career and infamous personal life to his early death and continuing legacy.

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Marion

Jacobs, Marion "Little Walter"

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Branford Marsalis: On Jazz Fathers And Sons

Marsalis, Branford - Audio - 2002 Interview

Branford Marsalis recalls growing up in one of the great jazz families and speaks about his father, Ellis Marsalis. Watch »

Cosimo Matassa Interview

Matassa, Cosimo - Video - Interview, 2005

A short interview with influential New Orleans R&B/Rock & Roll music producer, Cosimo Matassa. Shot in New Orleans for the 2005 Mayor's Arts Awards presented by the Arts Council of New Orleans. Produced by Robbie Denny. Shot & Edited by Donna Schlaudecker

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Irvan Perez on Rendez-Vous des Cajuns

Perez, Irvan - Video - Rendez-Vous des Cajuns

A clip from a 1987 television broadcast of Rendez-Vous des Cajuns.  Irvan Perez explains and performs a traditional Decima.

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Irvan and Alvin Perez on Rendez-Vous des Cajuns

Perez, Irvan and Alvin - Video - Rendez-Vous des Cajuns

A clip from a 1987 television broadcast of Rendez-Vous des Cajuns.  Barry Jean Ancelet talks with Irvan and Alvin Perez about the Isleno tradition of Decima singing.  Irvan Perez performs a traditional Decima.

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Marc Savoy and the Cajun Accordion

Savoy, Marc - Video - Marc Savoy and the Cajun Accordion

National Heritage Fellow Marc Savoy shares his story of how he came to love the accordion, build them, and lead a revival of Cajun music and culture.

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Netscape's New Orleans Voices: The Tipitina's Foundation

Tipitina's - Video - Netscape's New Orleans Voices: The Tipitina's Foundation

The Tipitina's Foundation provides resources and assistance to local musicians coming back to the city, and also teaches the next generation. Watch »

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