Offbeat Review: Nine Lives: A Musical Story of New Orleans

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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 […]

deKay & Sanchez-Nine Lives (Vol 2) Project

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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 […]

NYC Theater Community Takes Notice of Nine Lives

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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 […]

Order Your Copy of Nine Lives

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The CDs have arrived! If you didn’t take advantage of the pre-order, now’s the time to order ! And check out the special if you order both the CD and the book it’s based on – Dan Baum’s Nine Lives!

Nine Lives CD Preview & Press Party 1/29/11

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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!

Sanchez & deKay-Nine Lives (Vol 1) Project

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Two Jazz Fests ago my writing partner in Los Angeles, Colman deKay, was in town as he is every year for Jazz Fest and he insisted I read a new book called Nine Lives by a fellow named Dan Baum. Nine Lives is a true story of people’s lives in New Orleans between Hurricane Betsy […]