Another Night in Treme - SFJAZZ Spring Season 2012
New Orleans music legends and stars of the blockbuster HBO series Treme bring to SFJAZZ another rollicking night of Crescent City sounds! Created by the producers of The Wire, the acclaimed program paints a true-to-life portrait of the Tremé neighborhood in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, focusing on the musicians who are fundamental to the area’s identity. Another Night In Treme features an unbelievable cast of legendary New Orleans artists from the vibrant musical patchwork that defines the Big… Show more
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"Music is so important in Treme because… every episode presents some aspect of the underlying spirit of New Orleans that would not die. Last night’s performance was all about that spirit…" —Examiner
A member of the next Neville Generation, bassist Ivan Neville went with Keith Richards on his first solo tour. The son of Aaron Neville, he has also played in Bonnie Raitt's band and was on The Rolling Stones' Dirty Work LP....
Leo Nocentelli was one of the original members of the Meters, a groundbreaking funk group based in New Orleans from the mid-'60s to the mid-'70s. The band, playing mostly instrumentals, stayed at the forefront of the music scene in the Big Easy and achieved a good measure of national attention with Nocentelli penning songs and contributing guitar work....
Although he didn't become widely known until the 1970s, Dr. John had been active in the music industry since the late '50s, when the teenager was still known as Mac Rebennack. A formidable boogie and blues pianist with a lovable growl of a voice, his most enduring achievements have fused New Orleans R&B, rock, and Mardi Gras craziness to come up with his own brand of "voodoo" music....
The New Orleans group the Soul Rebels, which combines elements of hip-hop with a traditional brass band sound, was formed by former drum majors from the marching bands of Southern, Grambling, and Texas Southern University....
Joseph “Zigaboo” Modeliste is a master drummer, rhythm innovator, percussionist, and New Orleans legend. The most highly acclaimed drummer ever to hail from the Crescent City, Ziggy’s creativity has been a wellspring of funk influence for three decades and inspired many Hip-Hop tracks....
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