New Orleans 1982

Funeral parades; Mardi Gras Indians and Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs; the Dirty Dozen Brass Band; veterans of the Storyville hot jazz scene; and scenes from Jazz Fest and Preservation Hall.

 

 
Chester "Little Bear" Zardis performs a bass improvisation in his bedroom. Shot by Alan Lomax and crew, New Orleans, May 1982.
 
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band perform "Bongo Beep" "Brother" Charles Joseph: trombone; Ephram Towns: trumpet; Benny Jones: bass drum; Kirk Joseph: tuba; Roger Lewis: baritone sax; Kevin Harris: tenor sax; Jennell Marshall: snare drum; Greg Davis: trumpet. Shot by Alan Lomax and crew at the Glass House, New Orleans, May 16, 1982.
 
 
Ernie K-Doe and band perform "T'aint It the Truth" at Winnie's in New Orleans - with our regrets for rather poor sound. Shot by Alan Lomax and crew, May 1982.
 
The 66th Annual Zulu Parade with Himas "Flo" Anckle and his Majestic Brass Band, featuring, among others, Nathaniel Gray and Lawrence Trotter. Shot by Alan Lomax and crew, New Orleans, May 1982.
     
 
Funeral parade for Marshall Poland, Sr., led by Grand Marshall Gloria Irving and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Shot by Alan Lomax and crew, May 15, 1982, New Orleans.
 
Beatrice Austin and Iona Raybon discuss coming up in New Orleans, second lining, funeral parades, and the Caledonia bar in Treme with Alan Lomax. (Part 1 of 2.)Shot by Lomax and crew at Ms. Austin's home in Treme, New Orleans, May 16, 1982.

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