Beyond Katrina…. Crescent City Mardi Gras 2012… We need to celebrate those Wild Wild Indians…the spirit is alive!

Loved that scene in HBO’s  Treme when Big Chief Lambreaux appears out of the dark having returned, post Katrina,  to the his devastated, old neighbourhood… and proving that spirit is allive and kicking is a pic (below), by my good friend Pam Esterson, that she posted from Mardi Gras a few hours ago… Meet the boys on the battle front….

Below: Check this is short clip of Chief Lambreaux and his gang practicing ‘Shallow Water, Oh Mama’

+ Dig  this book…. some brilliant photographic portaits:

Eyes of Eagles New Orleans’ Black Mardi Gras Indians by Christopher Porché West (Blurb)

About Paul Brad

Freelance journalist / Publisher Editor - Straight No Chaser magazine & From Jazz Funk & Fusion to Acid Jazz: A History Of The UK Jazz dance Scene by Mark 'Snowboy' Cotgrove / Music Fan: Interplanetary Sounds: Ancient to Future / Cultural Event Consultant & Activist / Nei Jia practitioner
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