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Unreleased live Professor Longhair album made available | Jazz FM

An unreleased live album from one of New Orleans’ greatest musicians, Professor Longhair, is to be released. ‘Live at the University of Chicago Folk Festival – February 1, 1976’ is an unreleased radio broadcast aired by a Chicago radio station. It features Professor Longhair on piano, vocals and whistling, guitarists[…]

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[…]