This collection "celebrates America's greatest musical city, moving from second-line brass band music and R&B to modern jazz, Mardi Gras Indian music and gospel, spanning 65 years of recording."--Container.
"Over a year has passed since Katrina, but residents are finding it harder than ever to rebuild their lives, much less hold on to their special cultural identity ... So why bother to stay? Because it's New Orleans. And New Orleans must go on."--Container.
The road trip that takes place in Jon Favreau's latest is reflected in a soundtrack that features salsa, brass band, country, hip-hop, and more. Included are tracks from Rebirth Brass Band, Gary Clark Jr., Hot 8 Brass Band, and Quantic.
Features music from the first season of the HBO series Treme, the hit show about a New Orleans neighborhood of musicians, chefs, and ordinary New Orleanians who rebuild their lives, homes, and unique culture after Hurricane Katrina.
New York City's live concert to support the long-term relief and rebuilding efforts following Hurricane Katrina. Show-stopping performances by New Orleans musical legends and many of music's biggest names.
Like their neighbors, the legendary New Orleans music community was devastated by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. Music documentarian Robert Mugge creates an emotional portrait of horror, heartbreak, and hope as the musicians who lived through the disaster pick up the pieces and try to rebuild their lives. New Orleans artists comment on how broken levees, flood, looting, and black mold wreaked havoc on music and life in this colorful city.