Friday, 25 July 2014

It  has been really cold in the  last few weeks. It's time for a warmer vibe  so 3CSCFM  is  going to take you to the greatest  music city in the world. New Orleans! This is the birthplace of  jazz with  heavy doses of  blues,cajun, soul and funk. When I landed in  New Orleans for the  first time in 1989 I was amazed  by the sounds, the food and the heat of  this  glorious  city. My  good  friend  describes it  betterr than  me  below.
Everything in New Orleans is a good idea. Bijou temple-type cottages and lyric cathedrals side by side. Houses and mansions, structures of wild grace. Italianate, Gothic, Romanesque, Greek Revival standing in a long line in the rain. Roman Catholic art. Sweeping front porches, turrets, cast-iron balconies, colonnades- 30-foot columns, gloriously beautiful- double pitched roofs, all the architecture of the whole wide world and it doesn’t move. - Bob Dylan, Chronicles, Vol. 1, 2004

Watch  this  great film about Hurricane Katrina which nearly washed  New Orleans away.

Have  you  been  to  New Orleans?  What do  you think of  the  music of  New Orleans?

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