New Orleans 2017 Videos - Day 8


As we arrived at a soggy Jazz Fest, Gal Holiday and Her Honky Tonk Revue were hoping for blue skies

Here's a panorama of Food Area I. The weather today was in the 60's and it was really windy

The great local Afro-beat collective Bamboula 2000 was joined by Cuban poet and singer David D Omni 

At 92, Henry Gray can still rock the blues

Mardi Gras Indian funk from Big Chief Bird and the Young Hunters

The Paulin Brothers Brass Band features six sons of the legendary Doc Paulin

We found ourselves in the middle of a conga parade with the Cuban group Conga los Hoyos 

George Porter Jr. and the Runnin' Pardners with the Bonerama horns for good measure

The great clarinet and sax of Charlie Gabriel, accompanied by a bunch of very talented friends

Yet another jazz legend, this time Lee Konitz

Wayne Toups calls his music "zydecajun" ... we call it awesome.

The Jazz Tent was packed, so I listened to David Torkenowsky's Big Band, the Torkestra,
with Clint Johnson on vocals, outside in the warm sunshine

Between shows I caught a bit of Widespread Panic's set at the Acura Stage

Mardi Gras Indian funk to the max with Big Chief Juan Pardo, June Yamagishi, and 101 Runners

C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band ended one incredible Jazz Fest day


© Jeff Mangold 2012