Orleans Records

The Carlo Ditta Trio with the Legendary John Sinclair

The legendary John Sinclair is a Detroit poet currently residing in Amsterdam after 12 years in New Orleans. Known as the Hardest Working Poet in Show Business (Ben Edmonds, San Francisco Chronicle) and The Last of the Beatnik Warrior Poets (Mick Farren), Sinclair has released more than 20 CDs of his unique musical collaborations with artists from Wayne Kramer (MC-5) to Andre Williams, Jimbo Mathus to Little Milton, Marion Brown to Michael Ray.

For the past several years John Sinclair has been performing in New Orleans with guitarist Carlo Ditta and his trio at Frenchmen Street venues like d.b.a. and 3 Muses, and with Carlo in New York at TerraBlues and Bowery Poetry Club. Carlo Ditta is an award-winning songwriter, veteran record producer (Willy DeVille, Guitar Slim Jr, Danny Barker, Coco Robicheaux, Rockie Charles) and owner of Orleans Records, and winning performer with his original compositions and personal takes on New Orleans classics by Eddie Bo, Ernie K-Doe, Benny Spellman and many more.

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