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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show

Welcome to Straight No Chaser, the Award-winning Podcast hosted by Jeffrey Siegel

Feb 25, 2020

"It has been said that a Scotchman has not seen the world until he has seen Edinburgh; and I think that I may say that an American has not seen the United States until he has seen Mardi Gras in New Orleans." - Mark Twain

Today is Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras day. I'm in New England, a long way from the festivities in body, but I'm with them in spirit. And nothing gets me going like a good hour plus of music from New Orleans' finest musicians. So, let the good times roll, and let's enjoy Podcast 729, with musical selections including:

Fats Domino - "Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?"

Nicholas Payton - "Wild Man Blues"

Bo Dollis & Monk Boudreaux; - "Jockomo Jockomo"

Preservation Hall Jazz Band - "My Bucket Has a Hole in It"

David Baptiste & The Gladiators; - "Funky Soul (Part 1)

Dumpstaphunk - "Dancin' to the Truth"

Al Belletto Big Band; - "Jazznocracy"

Dr. John with the Donald Harrison Band - "Funky New Orleans"

Henry Butler - "Hey Now Baby"

Dirty Dozen Brass Band - "Do It Fluid"

Jon Batiste - "Kenner Boogie"

Earl King - "Street Parade"

Tim Laughlin - "King of the Mardi Gras"

Neville Brothers - "Meet De Boys On the Battlefront"

Laissez les bons temps rouler!