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After the Storm VII: New Years

   
 

December 28th, 2005 ~ We look back at the year 2005 that brought catastrophe to the Gulf Coast region, and look forward to the rebuilding and rejuvenation of the area through music, including Duke Ellington's great New Orleans Suite. Trumpeter Irvin Mayfield joins us to narrate a recent live performance of his new composition "All the Saints" with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra from Christ Church Cathedral in New Orleans. Also, traditional jazz clarinetist Dr. Michael White ruminates on the loss of musical collections, from a King Oliver clarinet to Jelly Roll Morton sheet music, and carrying on post-Katrina. And a montage of voices from victims of Hurricane Rita in French southwest Louisiana.

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  • SEGMENT: Irvin Mayfield INTERVIEW: Part 1
    All the Saints live recording at Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans,
  • Requiem Irvin Mayfield
    All the Saints live recording at Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans,
  • Fertile Crescent Irvin Mayfield
    All the Saints live recording at Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans,
  • People of the City Irvin Mayfield
    All the Saints live recording at Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans,
  • Just A Closer Walk With Thee Irvin Mayfield
    All the Saints live recording at Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans,
  • Instrumental: Voodoo (For Marie Laveau) Irvin Mayfield and the N.O. Jazz Orchestra
    All the Saints live recording at Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans,
  • SEGMENT: Irvin Mayfield INTERVIEW: Part 2
    All the Saints live recording at Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans,
  • Indians A Comin' Irvin Mayfield
    All the Saints live recording at Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans,
  • Ah Yes But the Ninth Ward Blues Irvin Mayfield
    All the Saints live recording at Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans,
  • Second Line Irvin Mayfield
    All the Saints live recording at Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans,
  • Instrumental: Sweet Lorraine Sidney Bechet
    Ken Burns Jazz, Columbia/Legacy
  • SEGMENT: Dr. Michael White
    Listen
  • End Bed: Auld Lang Syne Dejean's Olympia Brass Band
    New Orleans Brass Bands: Down Yonder, Rounder
 
  • Open Bed: Creole Love Call Ellis Marsalis
    Duke in Blue, Columbia
  • Blues for New Orleans Duke Ellington
    Duke Ellington New Orleans Suite, Atlantic
  • Bourbon Street Jingling Jollies Duke Ellington
    Duke Ellington New Orleans Suite, Atlantic
  • Portrait of Louis Armstrong Duke Ellington
    Duke Ellington New Orleans Suite, Atlantic
  • Thanks for the Beautiful Land on the Delta Duke Ellington
    Duke Ellington New Orleans Suite, Atlantic
  • Portrait of Wellman Braud Duke Ellington
    Duke Ellington New Orleans Suite, Atlantic
  • Instrumental: Sophisticated Lady Theolonious Monk
    Plays Duke Ellington, Riverside
  • Second Line Duke Ellington
    Duke Ellington New Orleans Suite, Atlantic
  • Portrait of Sidney Bechet Duke Ellington
    Duke Ellington New Orleans Suite, Atlantic
  • Aristocracy a la Jean Lafitte Duke Ellington
    Duke Ellington New Orleans Suite, Atlantic
  • Portrait of Mahalia Jackson Duke Ellington
    Duke Ellington New Orleans Suite, Atlantic
  • Instrumental: Cajun Waltz David Doucet
    1957: Solo Cajun Guitar, Rounder
  • SEGMENT: Voices from the French Gulf Coast of Louisiana: Ellis Schouest, D.L. Menard, Aldon LeBlanc, and Leona Chavis
    Listen
  • End Bed: Midnight on the Water Jay Ungar and Lynn Hardy
    Come to the Mountain: Old Time Music for Modern Times, Rounder