It is so wonderful that James Booker's story will be told on a global level. Proud that many parts of Bayou Maharajah were filmed at Snug, and our club's history with the tragic genius Booker. One of a kind.
September is on its way, and the sticky heat of summer is behind us. The leaves will change and — best of all — a cool breeze will make your morning commute a little less oppressive. So what to watch while you're taking out your sweatshirt collection and trading rosé for hard cider? We have
Fear Not, Brothers and Sisters, the Jazz City Will Swing Again.
How we miss George Brumat. He kept Snug Harbor open after Katrina as a port in the storm for musicians, fans and the city's revival. Rest in Peace and thank you. https://vimeo.com/14488018 (note: the video starts a little late in, but hang in there!)
This is a story Dan Simon of CNN did on Snug shortly after Katrina staring the late, great George Brumat. Because of his dedication to keeping the modern jazz scene…
Snug's fearless leader Wesley Schmidt leads the second line for jazz great, Pete Fountain. Rest in peace - #closerwalkwiththee #nola #secondline
photos by Dylan James Stansbury
rest in peace good friend. #jazzcity #keepswinging #Illflyaway
Such of outpouring of love for Pete Fountain, a remarkable musician. Service begins at noon and the cathedral was filled with mourners by 9:45. #nola #closerwalkwiththee #secondline