01 April 2012 — by John Swenson Here we have the complete “score” for Nine Lives: A Musical Story of New Orleans, combining the 24 songs released last year with 15 more written as part of the original conception but recorded in separate sessions toward the end of last year at Piety Street Studios. This […]
The DeSotos are an Auckland, New Zealand-based four piece who are standout exponents of the Americana/country blues genres. They mix a blend of rootsy guitars, Hammond organ and rock solid rhythm section with three part vocal harmonies to create their distinctive sound. 2009 was a breakthrough year for the band with their debut album, Cross […]
Nine Lives – A Musical Adaptation Vol 1 has been released – and performed – to overwhelmingly positive press and interest. But the vision is not complete. The 14 or so remaining unrecorded songs need to be recorded and produced. The tentative plan is to go back into the studio in January to record the final […]
Mystery Street Records, an affiliate of the fan-funded Threadhead Records, is pleased to release the second in a series of compilation CDs that explores the phenomenally eclectic music of New Orleans, present and past. The Vieux Carré (The French Quarter) is much more than beads, booze and Bourbon Street. It is the place where literary […]
The nonfiction book “Nine Lives,” a biography of nine New Orleans residents and their relationship with the fabled city, has inspired a song cycle and forthcoming album. Broadway actor and first-time theatre producer Michael Cerveris is in the early stages of helping to turn it into a theatrical musical… read more __________________________________________________________ Michael Cerveris, Dan […]
Join us at JoAnn Guidos’ Kajun Bar at 2256 St. Claude Ave in New Orleans on Saturday, January 29th at 8pm for the debut of the Nine Lives – A Musical Adaptation CD at a listening party for the public and the press. Over a hundred of New Orleans’ finest artists from the film, musical and theatrical communities participated on this project, so you never know WHO’S going to show up!
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. […]