Monthly Archives: October 2015

New Orleans jazz funerals mediate the relationship between the living and the dead

The New Orleans jazz funeral embodies¬†a rich heritage that serves as another reminder of the significance of brass band music and its ability to draw people together in a collective experience. (Podcast of the show that goes with post.) As … Continue reading

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Afro-Cuban rhythms make New Orleans music move

I often explain my radio show’s place in the KAOS world music line up as offering music from one of the most international¬†cities in our country: New Orleans. KAOS, Olympia’s community radio station, airs a world music show every weekday … Continue reading

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