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Unreleased Live Professor Longhair Album Due in April | JazzTimes

Recorded in Chicago in 1976 Orleans Records will release Professor Longhair’s Live at the University of Chicago Folk Festival-February 1, 1976, a previously unreleased live album, on April 12. The show, originally broadcast by WFMT-FM Chicago, features Professor Longhair (piano, vocals and whistling), Billy Gregory (lead guitar), Will Harvey (rhythm guitar),[…]

What Is New Orleans Producer Carlo Ditta Talkin’ About? | PopMatters

When it comes to New Orleans music, Carlo Ditta might not be a household name. But the 59-year-old producer, songwriter, and guitarist has been a vital figure on the Crescent City scene for decades. As New Orleans’ leading music publication, Offbeat Magazine, observed, “It’s hard to overestimate the importance of Carlo[…]

Carlo Ditta What I’m Talking About | Big City Blues Mag

Carlo Ditta What I’m Talking About Orleans Records Carlo Ditta is a hipster poet from New Orleans. He’s also a record producer and owner of Orleans Records. He’s also an archivist who helps keep careers going for the likes of Danny and Blue Lu Barker, Little Freddie King, Mighty Sam[…]

Bentley’s Bandstand: December 2014 | The Morton Report

Carlo Ditta, What I’m Talking About. There are enough characters calling New Orleans home that sometimes the whole city seems like a big costume party. Carlo Ditta has worn several hats in the City That Care Forgot, including record label chief, but at heart he is a singer-songwriter who loves excavating the[…]