Frenchmen Street Compilation Project

Mystery Street Records announces the first in a series of compilation CDs that explores the phenomenally eclectic music of New Orleans.

Frenchmen Street represents the myriad of musical styles heard pouring out of bar doors on any given night on one of the most unique and exciting streets

in a most unique and exciting city.  Traditional jazz, funk, blues and brass bands  fill the air, mixing with the fragrance of  jasmine and gumbo to set the scene for the numerous, magical only-in-New-Orleans moments that seem to happen on every corner.

Track List:

Meet Me on Frenchmen Street – Shamarr Allen
You’ve Got to be Crazy to Live in This Town – Alex McMurray
When The Hoodoo Come Down  – Jesse Moore
Dumaine Street Blues  – Glen David Andrews
Alright Alright  – New Orleans Nightcrawlers
Mardi Gras Carnival – Margie Perez & the King Cake Babies
Exit To Mystery Street – Paul Sanchez
Shake Your Rugalator – Craig Klein
Down at the Jazzfest – Holley Bendtsen & Amasa Miller
Stew Called New Orleans – John Boutté & Paul Sanchez
Sougouya – Matt Perrine & Sunflower City
Louisiana 1927 – John Boutté*

* recorded live at the 2006 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Courtesy of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and WWOZ, 90.7FM, New Orleans