|Your blogger and his oldest friend, struttin' with some BBQ|
And we planned to eat ourselves into a jambalaya/po' boy/red beans 'n' rice stomach ache.
And there's the music.
What I wasn't expecting, however, was for the music to be "jazz." These days, the Mecca of jazz is New York, of course. But we ended up seeing some great New Orleans music—popular New Orleans musicians—who make jazz in the Crescent City feel alive again.
|Kermit Ruffins, killin' it at Vaughan's Lounge on a Thursday|
Even more fun, and ultimately more exciting for this music, was a set by Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, his invincibly funky band.
Photos from Bobby and David Atkins. Thanks, guys!