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Mardi Gras Mambo

Hey Groovers, it’s Carnival time here in South Louisiana! Mardi Gras is the best time of year, filled with dancing in the streets, parades, and plenty of great music. 122 more words


Second Line Birthday

Traditional New Orleans second lines are used to celebrate anything from weddings to funerals. When Melissa contacted me about photographing a surprise second line for her mother Margaret, I was excited about what she had in mind. 130 more words


Mardi Gras Indians

Surrounded by color. Jazz funeral and massive second line parade for Big Chief Bo Dollis of The Wild Magnolias.

Central City, New Orleans.

RIP Big Chief Bo Dollis 7 more words

Ray Laskowitz

The Other Side

Trumpet bells ringing
Bass drum is swinging
As the trombone groans
And the big horn moans
And there’s a saxophone

Down in the treme
Is me and my baby… 41 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Street Music

“Every musician went to 192,” he said of the frequency. “Only the scientists went to 96, and who cares about science? This is music. We’re talking about how you feel.” 18 more words

Ray Laskowitz