A Celebration of New Orleans Music to Benefit the Musicares Hurricane Relief

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
A collection of tracks from the Rounder Records and Marsalis Music labels assembled as a benefit to assist the Musicares Hurricane Relief project following the ravages of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, A Celebration of New Orleans Music samples nearly 65 years of music from the Crescent City, and includes second-line brass bands, R&B, modern jazz, funk, Mardi Gras Indian music, gospel, and sometimes all of these forms mashed together in one delightful gumbo. Among the highlights are the Dirty Dozen Brass Band's second-line opener, "Mardi Gras in New Orleans," Davell Crawford's gospel-injected "Something You Get," Bo Dollis & the Wild Magnolias' loose and rhythmic ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
A collection of tracks from the Rounder Records and Marsalis Music labels assembled as a benefit to assist the Musicares Hurricane Relief project following the ravages of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, A Celebration of New Orleans Music samples nearly 65 years of music from the Crescent City, and includes second-line brass bands, R&B, modern jazz, funk, Mardi Gras Indian music, gospel, and sometimes all of these forms mashed together in one delightful gumbo. Among the highlights are the Dirty Dozen Brass Band's second-line opener, "Mardi Gras in New Orleans," Davell Crawford's gospel-injected "Something You Get," Bo Dollis & the Wild Magnolias' loose and rhythmic "Meet de Boys on de Battlefront," and Jelly Roll Morton's "I'm Alabama Bound," from his informal sessions for Alan Lomax and the Library of Congress in 1938. The end result of all of this is a wonderful introduction to the wild, joyous, and ebullient spirit of New Orleans music.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/18/2005
  • Label: Rounder / Umgd
  • UPC: 011661218529
  • Catalog Number: 612185

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Mardi Gras in New Orleans (5:26)
  2. 2 Something You Got (3:44)
  3. 3 Good to Be Home - Branford Marsalis (6:25)
  4. 4 Second Line Medley: I Done Got Over/Iko Iko/Hey Pocky Away (10:08)
  5. 5 Carnival Time - Al Johnson (2:42)
  6. 6 Meet de Boys on the Battlefront (5:35)
  7. 7 Check Mr. Popeye (2:17)
  8. 8 Do Watcha Wanna, Pt. 3 (4:32)
  9. 9 I'm Alabama Bound (4:06)
  10. 10 Lawdy Miss Clawdy (3:32)
  11. 11 I Get Lifted - Theryl DeClouet (3:09)
  12. 12 Keep on Gwine (5:14)
  13. 13 B's Paris Blues (4:29)
  14. 14 Cuttin' Out (2:39)
  15. 15 Funkyard - Walter "Wolfman" Washington (5:01)
  16. 16 Never Alone (4:54)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Walter "Wolfman" Washington Guitar, Vocals
Harry Connick Jr. Piano
Eddie Bo Piano, Vocals
Aaron Neville Vocals
Irma Thomas Vocals
Jelly Roll Morton Piano, Vocals
James Booker Piano, Vocals
Kermit Ruffins Trumpet
Jeff "Tain" Watts Drums
Johnny Adams Vocals
Kenneth Austin Snare Drums
Lionel Batiste Bass Drums
Sammy Berfect Hammond Organ
Jack Cruz Bass
Theodore "Bo" Dollis Tambourine, Vocals
Charles Elam III Vocals
Herman V. Ernest III Drums
Keith "Bass Drum Shorty" Frazier Bass Drums
Emile Hall Tenor Saxophone, Background Vocals
Snakebite Jacobs Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Charles Joseph Trombone
Kirk Joseph Sousaphone
Roger Lewis Baritone Saxophone
Branford Marsalis Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Jenell Marshall Vocals, Snare Drums
Earl Nunez Bass
Renard Poché Guitar
Harold Scott Bass
Chris Severin 6-string bass
Henry Singleton Bass Drums, Background Vocals
James Singleton Bass
Reginald Stuart Trombone
Efrem Towns Trumpet
Eric Traub Tenor Saxophone
Alvin "Red" Tyler Tenor Saxophone
Wilson Victory Guitar
Johnny Vidacovich Drums
Doc Watkins Piano, Hammond Organ, Background Vocals
Lawrence Weber Trumpet, Background Vocals
Wilbert Widow Drums
Warner Williams Tenor Saxophone, Background Vocals
Davell Crawford Piano, Vocals
Erica Falls Background Vocals
Glen Andrews Trumpet
Melaney Batiste Background Vocals
Larry Carter Trumpet
Roderick Paulin Tenor Saxophone
Jabial Reed Background Vocals
Earl J. Smith Jr. Vocals
Ernie Vincent Rhythm Guitar
Luca Fredericksen Piano, Hammond Organ, Wurlitzer
Frank Oxley Bass Drums
Matt Perrine Sousaphone
Stanton Moore Drums
Ben Ellman Baritone Saxophone
Peter Kaplan Snare Drums
Cornell Williams Bass
Barney Floyd Trumpet
Jason Mingledorff Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Nick Daniels Vocals
Gregory Michael Davis II Trumpet
Richard Vogel Clavinet
Theryl DeClouet Vocals
Eric Revis Bass
Jeff Raines Guitar
Frank Parker Trumpet, Background Vocals
Dave Woodard Trombone
Doug Wamble Guitar
Kevin Clark Trumpet
Technical Credits
Harry Connick Jr. Composer
Chris Kenner Composer
Lloyd Price Composer
Irma Thomas Producer
Willie Tee Producer
Rebirth Brass Band Composer
Alan Lomax Engineer
Wilbert "Junkyard Dog" Arnold Composer
Scott Billington Producer
Roy Byrd Composer
Harry Wayne "K.C." Casey Composer
Jack Cruz Composer
Quint Davis Producer
Fats Domino Composer
Tracey Freeman Producer
Ron Levy Producer
Professor Longhair Composer
Branford Marsalis Composer, Producer, Liner Notes
Tom McDermott Arranger
Ziggy Modeliste Composer
John Parsons Producer
Neil Portnow Liner Notes
Jonathan Wyner Mastering
Davell Crawford Arranger, Producer
Dolores Johnson Composer
Luca Fredericksen Composer
George Landry Composer
Matt Perrine Producer
Mel Lastie Composer
Theryl DeClouet Producer
Traditional Composer
Jeff Raines Producer
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