Aaron Neville's My True Story
One of southern Louisiana's first great recording artists was a Creole accordionist and singer named Amede Ardoin.
America Hears Itself
New documentary on traditional music combines vintage and contemporary material
An Inventive, Inspired Inundation
Bold New Directions for Veteran Musicians
New releases from Charles Lloyd & the Marvels + Lucinda Williams and Walter “Wolfman” Washington
Cornetist Buddy Bolden was the first documented player of New Orleans jazz.
Singer and pianist Carol Fran is a blues, swamp pop, R&B, and jazz musician whose work reflects the influence of southwest Louisiana's culture.
Commodifying Traditional Music
The prolific, controversial career of Ralph S. Peer
A longtime pillar of the New Orleans rhythm and blues community, Dave Bartholomew was a trumpeter, vocalist, songwriter, arranger, producer, bandleader, and astute businessman.
Elvis has not left the building
The late New Orleans rhythm & blues artist Ernie K-Doe remains an iconic figure in Crescent City music and culture.