qmannola:

Mardi Gras Mix: Download Here
Here is a little Mardi Gras mix. Songs that make me think of New Orleans and Mardi Gras and parties in general. Start like a second line and end with an invitation to return  Some new, some old. Standards and New entries. Jazz, Brass, Funk, Hip-Hop.  A bit of everything, just like NOLA. 
*I realize the track order may be a little screwy in the download, but this is the intended order:
Welcome to New Orleans-GalacticJust A Closer Walk With Thee-Treme Brass BandDown in New Orleans- Dr. JohnIndian Red- The Wild TchoupitoulasMy Indian Red- Dr. JohnParty- The Wild MagnoliasWhat’s My Name- Hot 8 Brass BandTime Is On My Side- Irma Thomas + Allan ToussaintIko Iko- The Dixie CupsAt The Foot Of Canal Street- John Boutte, New Birth et al.Drinka Little Poison- John Mooney, Soul Rebels Brass BandBlack and Gold-Saints Anthem- K.GatesSkokiaan- Kermit Ruffins and The Barbecue SwingersWho Dat?- Olympia Brass BandMardi Gras In New Orleans- Professor LonghairSaints Medley- Shamarr AllenDo whatcha Wanna- ReBirth Brass BandDo Whatcha Wanna pt. 3- ReBirth Brass BandMardi Gras Wobble- Choppa/Team MageezThe Treme Song- Treme Brass Band504- Soul Rebels Brass BandTootie Ma- The Wild MagnoliasMy Feet Can’t Fail Me Now- The Dirty Dozen Brass BandI’ll Fly Away- The Dirty Dozen Brass BandTake Your Drunken Ass Home- Big Al CarsonI Hope You’re Comin’ Back to New Orleans- The New Orleans Jazz Vipers
Whatcha Think? Any Ideas or Additions? Get enough suggestions, may make a second edition

Didn’t get a chance to update this year, but figured I’d repost anyways

qmannola:

Mardi Gras Mix: Download Here

Here is a little Mardi Gras mix. Songs that make me think of New Orleans and Mardi Gras and parties in general. Start like a second line and end with an invitation to return  Some new, some old. Standards and New entries. Jazz, Brass, Funk, Hip-Hop.  A bit of everything, just like NOLA. 

*I realize the track order may be a little screwy in the download, but this is the intended order:

Welcome to New Orleans-Galactic
Just A Closer Walk With Thee-Treme Brass Band
Down in New Orleans- Dr. John
Indian Red- The Wild Tchoupitoulas
My Indian Red- Dr. John
Party- The Wild Magnolias
What’s My Name- Hot 8 Brass Band
Time Is On My Side- Irma Thomas + Allan Toussaint
Iko Iko- The Dixie Cups
At The Foot Of Canal Street- John Boutte, New Birth et al.
Drinka Little Poison- John Mooney, Soul Rebels Brass Band
Black and Gold-Saints Anthem- K.Gates
Skokiaan- Kermit Ruffins and The Barbecue Swingers
Who Dat?- Olympia Brass Band
Mardi Gras In New Orleans- Professor Longhair
Saints Medley- Shamarr Allen
Do whatcha Wanna- ReBirth Brass Band
Do Whatcha Wanna pt. 3- ReBirth Brass Band
Mardi Gras Wobble- Choppa/Team Mageez
The Treme Song- Treme Brass Band
504- Soul Rebels Brass Band
Tootie Ma- The Wild Magnolias
My Feet Can’t Fail Me Now- The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
I’ll Fly Away- The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Take Your Drunken Ass Home- Big Al Carson
I Hope You’re Comin’ Back to New Orleans- The New Orleans Jazz Vipers

Whatcha Think? Any Ideas or Additions? Get enough suggestions, may make a second edition

Didn’t get a chance to update this year, but figured I’d repost anyways

Music

I’ve been listening to a lot of jazz and blues recordings for school, and I find it interesting how the same song can vary so much depending on the lead artist, their preferred instrument and the year it was recorded.

MOVITS! - Fel Del Av Gården

Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five

The Girl from Ipanema - Stan Getz, with João and Astrud Gilberto

A Letter by The Axeman of New Orleans

This is a letter purported to have been written by a serial killer known as the Axeman of New Orleans, sent to the local paper and printed to warn the citizens of the city. The letter caused what can only be called a Jazz Passover, with city jazz and dance halls packed and bands playing throughout the night:

Hell, March 13, 1919

Esteemed Mortal:

They have never caught me and they never will. They have never seen me, for I am invisible, even as the ether that surrounds your earth. I am not a human being, but a spirit and a demon from the hottest hell. I am what you Orleanians and your foolish police call the Axeman.

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Album Art

Louis Prima-Buona Sera

ArtistLouis Prima
TitleBuona Sera
AlbumCollector's Series

MOVITS! - Fel Del Av Gården 

The legendary jazz musician Slim Gaillard also worked as a radio disc jockey, sharing his own distinctive vocal style with thousands of avid listeners

The legendary jazz musician Slim Gaillard also worked as a radio disc jockey, sharing his own distinctive vocal style with thousands of avid listeners