Fall Nine Lives Performance

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Nine Lives in Concert presented as part of the Tulane Reading Project 2012 Tuesday, September 11, 2012 Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Tulane’s Dixon Halll Free & Open to the public Click image for more info

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 […]

Stereophile Magazine Review: Nine Lives Vol 1

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NINE LIVES A MUSICAL ADAPTATION, VOLUME 1 by Colman deKay & Paul Sanchez, based on the novel by Dan Baum Mystery Street 2011 Paul Sanchez producer Wes Fontenot, Mark Bingham engineers Nine Lives New Orleans’ musical renaissance, so well documented in the HBO series Treme, has reached its apotheosis with this expansive project. Paul Sanchez, […]

Video: Nine Lives LIVE Opening Number, Fine In The Lower Nine

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New Orleans – On May 4, 2011, Nine Lives – The Musical Adaptation made its stage debut at Le Petit Theatre for two sold out shows. Penchant Productions, a New Orleans-based event & video production company, was engaged to film the performance. Here is the opening number from that magical night:

Video: Nine Lives LIVE Finale, Rebuild Renew

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New Orleans – On May 4, 2011, Nine Lives –  The Musical Adaptation made its stage debut at Le Petit Theatre for two sold out shows. Penchant Productions, a New Orleans-based event & video production company, was engaged to film the performance. Here is the first released clip from that magical night:

Nola.com: Review of Nine Lives LIVE

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Musical adaptation of ‘Nine Lives’ shows off New Orleans characters and sounds Trumpets screamed, tambourines rattled and singers harmonized about pain, joy, grits and greens at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre last night as an all-star cast of local musicians presented a Broadway-style portrait of New Orleans. The musical adaptation of the book “Nine […]

Nine Lives LIVE in Your Community

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After Jazz Fest, Paul Sanchez will be dedicating this summer to helping spread the word and promoting the Nine Lives album.  We are looking for intimate venues, house parties or anyplace where Paul can sing songs, strum his guitar and tell the story of Nine Lives. If you are interested in helping bring Paul to […]

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 […]

Burning Wood Blog Review: Frenchmen Street

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For as long as I’ve been going to New Orleans, Bourbon Street has been something of an eye sore, and sadly, a shadow of the place where jazz resounded from every door front. Spending as much time as I have in this wonderful city, you live and learn, and you come to realize, a tourist […]

Order Sounds of New Orleans: Frenchmen Street

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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.