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Earl Palmer
EARL PALMER appearing in 21 shows and/or playlists

EARL PALMER

EPISODES OF AMERICAN ROUTES WITH EARL PALMER

FROM THE SHOW: STREETBEATS

The man behind the beats, Earl Palmer, shares stories about tap dancing as kid in New Orleans, his travels on the vaudeville circuit and his work creating the New Orleans sound with Fats Domino and Little Richard.

FROM THE SHOW: ROBBIE ROBERTSON / JOHNNY OTIS / DEW DROP INN

From the 1940s through the 1970s, the Dew Drop Inn was the top night club in the New Orleans black community. The singing, dancing, female impersonator Patsy Vidalia served many years there as mistress of ceremonies. His performances remain legendary, and are recalled here by drummer Earl Palmer, singer Deacon John, local musician and poet Eluard Burt, and bartender Jerri Hall.

MAKING NEW ORLEANS MUSIC

It's a two-hour walk through streets of the city as we dive into two great eras of New Orleans music. First, it's the 1940s and 50s R&B hit factory with studio man Cosimo Matassa, producer, arranger, trumpet player Dave Bartholomew, drummer Earl Palmer and more. There's also a chat with The Meters--Art Neville, George Porter, Leo Nocentelli and Zigaboo Modeliste--in which we get to the bottom of the bottom, find out what's in the pocket and get a definition of funk from the four men who continue to dish it out.

MAKING NEW ORLEANS MUSIC

&BIt's a two-hour walk through streets of the city as we dive into two great eras of New Orleans music. First, it's the 1940s and 50s R hit factory with studio man Cosimo Matassa; producer, arranger, trumpet player Dave Bartholomew; drummer Earl Palmer and more. There's also a chat with The Meters -- Art Neville, George Porter, Leo Nocentelli and Zigaboo Modeliste -- in which we get to the bottom of the bottom, find out what's in the pocket, and get a definition of funk from the four men who continue to dish it out.

NEW ORLEANS MUSIC: R&B, ROOTS ROCK AND SOUL, GOSPEL AND FUNK

Jazz may have been born here, but by the 1950s the music of choice in New Orleans was rhythm & blues. Local talent topped the charts with songs like "Lawdy Miss Clawdy", "The Fat Man" and "Working in the Coalmine". We'll talk to many key figures in New Orleans R&B, from hitmakers like Lloyd Price, Dr. John, and Aaron Neville and producers Allen Toussaint and Harold Battiste, to bandleader Dave Bartholomew and musicians like drummer Earl Palmer. Plus music recorded in New Orleans' legendary J&M Studios by Little Richard, Fats Domino and Professor Longhair, and funk, jazz, pop and soul along the way.

MAKING NEW ORLEANS MUSIC

It's a two-hour walk through streets of the city as we dive into two great eras of New Orleans music. First, it's the 1940s and 50s R&B hit factory with studio man Cosimo Matassa; producer, arranger, trumpet player Dave Bartholomew; drummer Earl Palmer and more. There's also a chat with The Meters--Art Neville, George Porter, Leo Nocentelli and Zigaboo Modeliste--in which we get to the bottom of the bottom, find out what's in the pocket and get a definition of funk from the four men who continue to dish it out.

STREETBEATS

We got the beat. From second line rhythms and tap dance in the street, to funk in the studio and the cowbell on concert stage, rhythm's something we all have. This week, check out the beats of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Cuban bandleader Cachao and tap-dancer Savoin Glover. Plus drummer Earl Palmer tells us about playing with Little Richard and Fats Domino. We'll dig into the clave rhythm with Tom McDermott, and Elvis' man in the pocket DJ Fontana keeps the beat with American Routes.

NEW ORLEANS MUSIC: R&B, ROOTS ROCK AND SOUL, GOSPEL AND FUNK

Jazz may have been born here, but by the 1950s the music of choice in New Orleans was rhythm & blues and local talent topped the charts with songs like "Lawdy Miss Clawdy", "The Fat Man" and "Working in the Coalmine". We'll talk to many key figures in New Orleans R&B, from hitmakers like Lloyd Price, Dr. John, and Aaron Neville and producers Allen Toussaint and Harold Battiste, to bandleader Dave Bartholomew and musicians like drummer Earl Palmer. Plus music recorded in New Orleans' legendary J&M Studios by Little Richard, Fats Domino and Professor Longhair, and funk, jazz, pop and soul along the way.

NEW ORLEANS MUSIC: R&B, ROOTS ROCK AND SOUL, GOSPEL AND FUNK

Jazz may have been born here, but by the 1950s the music of choice in New Orleans was rhythm & blues, and local talent topped the charts with songs like "Lawdy Miss Clawdy", "The Fat Man", and "Working in the Coalmine". We'll talk to many key figures in New Orleans R&B, from hitmakers like Lloyd Price, Dr. John, and Aaron Neville and producers Allen Toussaint and Harold Battiste, to bandleader Dave Bartholomew and musicians like drummer Earl Palmer. Plus music recorded in New Orleans' legendary J&M Studios by Little Richard, Fats Domino and Professor Longhair, and funk, jazz, pop and soul along the way.

JAZZ FEST WITH EARL PALMER

This week, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is in full swing. We'll have music of Festival artists from South Louisiana and beyond, and talk with the drummer who put the backbeat into rock & roll, Earl Palmer. Also, as a tribute to Duke Ellington on the occasion of the centennial of his birth, we'll hear his "New Orleans Suite."

FROM THE SHOW: DON'T SCANDALIZE MY NAME

From the show "Don't Scandalize My Name" originally aired on February 17th, 2010

FROM THE SHOW: DON'T SCANDALIZE MY NAME

From the show "Don't Scandalize My Name" originally aired on March 12th, 2008

FROM THE SHOW: JAZZ FEST WITH EARL PALMER

From the show "Jazz Fest with Earl Palmer" originally aired on April 28th, 1999

FROM THE SHOW: STREETBEATS

From the show "Streetbeats" originally aired on March 13th, 2002

FROM THE SHOW: NEW ORLEANS MUSIC: R&B, ROOTS ROCK AND SOUL, GOSPEL AND FUNK

From the show "New Orleans Music: R&B, Roots Rock and Soul, Gospel and Funk" originally aired on December 3rd, 2003

FROM THE SHOW: STREETBEATS

From the show "Streetbeats" originally aired on February 19th, 2003

FROM THE SHOW: NEW ORLEANS MUSIC: R&B, ROOTS ROCK AND SOUL, GOSPEL AND FUNK

From the show "New Orleans Music: R&B, Roots Rock and Soul, Gospel and Funk" originally aired on November 3rd, 2004

FROM THE SHOW: STREETBEATS

From the show "Streetbeats" originally aired on January 19th, 2005

FROM THE SHOW: DON'T SCANDALIZE MY NAME

From the show "Don't Scandalize My Name" originally aired on September 6th, 2006

FROM THE SHOW: DON'T SCANDALIZE MY NAME

From the show "Don't Scandalize My Name" originally aired on March 22nd, 2006

FROM THE SHOW: NEW ORLEANS MUSIC: R&B, ROOTS ROCK AND SOUL, GOSPEL AND FUNK

From the show "New Orleans Music: R&B, Roots Rock and Soul, Gospel and Funk" originally aired on November 28th, 2007

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