Mystery in New Orleans

Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orleans (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by manamba13 at Jan. 18, 2015
Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orleans (Repost)

Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orleans by Dan Baum
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0385523203 | 368 Pages | EPUB | 3 MB

Nines Lives is a multivoiced biography of a dazzling, surreal, and imperiled city, told through the lives of nine unforgettable characters and bracketed by two epic storms: Hurricane Betsy, which transformed New Orleans in the 1960s, and Hurricane Katrina, which nearly destroyed it.

Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orleans  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by enmoys at June 11, 2013
Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orleans

Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orleans By Dan Baum
2010 | 368 Pages | ISBN: 0385523203 | EPUB | 3 MB

Toots Thielemans - In New Orleans (2001)  Music

Posted by robi62 at Dec. 25, 2016
Toots Thielemans - In New Orleans (2001)

Toots Thielemans - In New Orleans (2001)
Video: NTSC, MPEG-2 at 6 486 kb/s, 720 x 576 at 29.970 fps | Audio: AC-3 6ch. at 448 kb/s, AC-3 2ch. at 224 kb/s
Genre: Jazz | Label: Image Entert. | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 11 Dec. 2008 | Runtime: 59 min. | 3,09GB (DVD5)

Toots Thielemans virtually introduced the chromatic harmonica as a jazz instrument. In fact, beginning in the mid-'50s, he never had a close competitor. Thielemans simply played the harmonica with the dexterity of a saxophonist and even successfully traded off with the likes of Oscar Peterson.

Charlie Byrd Trio - Live in New Orleans (2001)  Music

Posted by robi62 at Dec. 21, 2016
Charlie Byrd Trio - Live in New Orleans (2001)

Charlie Byrd Trio - Live in New Orleans (2001)
Video: NTSC, MPEG-2 at 7 013 kb/s, 720 x 480 at 29.970 fps | Audio: AC-3 6ch. at 448 kb/s, AC-3 2ch. at 224 kb/s
Genre: Jazz | Label: IImage Entertainment | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 25 Sep. 2001 | Runtime: 56 min. | 3,07GB (DVD5)

Tasteful, low-key, and ingratiatingly melodic, Charlie Byrd had two notable accomplishments to his credit applying acoustic classical guitar techniques to jazz and popular music and helping to introduce Brazilian music to mass North American audiences.
Bishop Paul S. Morton - Legacy: Live In New Orleans (Deluxe) (Live Version) (2016)

Bishop Paul S. Morton - Legacy: Live In New Orleans (Deluxe) (Live Version) (2016)
Gospel, Smooth Jazz | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:28:34 | 203 MB
Label: Light Records | Release Year: 2016

Mortons final album - features numerous Gospel legends such as Shirley Caesar & Rance Allen, as well as Tasha Cobbs and Zacardi Cortez!! The fusion of the Zydeco sound and the traditional Gospel sound will make Legacy: Live in New Orleans an instant hit with listeners.

The NOLA Players - Christmastime In New Orleans (2016)  Music

Posted by funkerman at Sept. 11, 2016
The NOLA Players - Christmastime In New Orleans (2016)

The NOLA Players - Christmastime In New Orleans (2016)
Jazz | MP3 320 kbps | 58:25 | ~133 Mb
Label: AimHigher Recordings | Tracks: 14 | Rls.date: 2016

A big band jazz orchestra composed of 18 of New Orleans finest jazz and classical musicians, The NOLA Players came together to honor their beloved city through this musical Christmas card, CHRISTMASTIME IN NEW ORLEANS. The latest offering from AimHigher Recordings/Verve and The NOLA Players' first collaboration, this gorgeous and merry recording contains 14 tracks of brand new original arrangements of holiday favorites and is sure to be a Christmas classic for this season and many to come.
Chris Barber Jazz Band & Sweet Substitute - British Bash: Live In New Orleans (2015)

Chris Barber Jazz Band & Sweet Substitute - British Bash: Live In New Orleans (2015)
Jazz: New Orleans Jazz, Vocals | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 53 min | 125 MB
Label: Leisure Music Group | Rel: 2015

British trombonist Chris Barber was born in 1930 and actually began the British invasion of musicians in the 1960's with his transatlantic hit "Petite fleur" in 1959 followed by another hit, "Rock Island Line", which sparked young musicians like Eric Clapton and the Rolling Stones. In the spring of 1982, he brought over his band along with a cappella, jazz fusion, swing trio of three young ladies, Angie Masterson, Teri Leggett and Kate McNab, AKA "Sweet Substitute. Backed up by Chris Barber and his seven piece swing band, including blues guitarist Roger Hill, this one hour show was taped before a live audience at DUKES PLACE, high atop the Monteleone Hotel in New Orleans French Quarter.
Black Rage in New Orleans: Police Brutality and African American Activism from World War II to Hurricane Katrina

Black Rage in New Orleans: Police Brutality and African American Activism from World War II to Hurricane Katrina by Leonard N. Moore
English | Apr. 15, 2010 | ISBN: 0807135909 | 327 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

In Black Rage in New Orleans, Leonard N. Moore traces the shocking history of police corruption in the Crescent City from World War II to Hurricane Katrina and the concurrent rise of a large and energized black opposition to it. In New Orleans, crime, drug abuse, and murder were commonplace, and an underpaid, inadequately staffed, and poorly trained police force frequently resorted to brutality against African Americans.
Ingrid Lucia and the Flying Neutrinos - I'd Rather Be In New Orleans (1994)

Ingrid Lucia and the Flying Neutrinos - I'd Rather Be In New Orleans (1994)
Jazz Vocal, Retro Swing | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 65 min | 151 MB
Label: Flying Neutrinos | Rel: 1994

I'D Rather Be In New Orleans album for sale by Ingrid Lucia & Flying Neutrinos was released Mar 23, 1999 on the Flying Neutrinos label. I'D Rather Be In New Orleans CD music contains a single disc with 12 songs. For years New Yorkers have flocked to see this bluesy jazz/swing band perform locally, and now we can conjure them in our own living rooms! This sound is so true to life, don't be surprised if trombonist Todd Londagin appears tap-dancing at your house.

Subversive Sounds: Race and the Birth of Jazz in New Orleans  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at Dec. 7, 2014
Subversive Sounds: Race and the Birth of Jazz in New Orleans

Charles Hersch, "Subversive Sounds: Race and the Birth of Jazz in New Orleans"
2008 | ISBN-10: 0226328678, 0226328686 | 256 pages | PDF | 2 MB