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POEM: I never heard Buddy Bolden say a goddamned thing

Listen to this poem using the player above. The music in the audio version of the poem is “Buddy Bolden’s Blues” performed by Sidney Bechet. I never heard Buddy Bolden say a goddamned thing never saw Count Basie swing never … Continue reading

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Tour Diary: Didn’t He Ramble: Remembering Uncle Lionel Batiste

(July 8, 2012) NEW ORLEANS, LA — Today I spent the day dancing and singing in memory of someone I’d honestly never heard of before this morning. I like to think I know a little bit about New Orleans music, … Continue reading

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