FoodMusicJustice Archive

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In the dark years after the failure of the US Army Corps of Engineers levees (don't call it Katrina), Jazz on the Tube produced a few hundred short articles in support of New Orleans. We also shot a lot of original video. Unfortunately, hackers destroyed most of this...

We Ain’t Dead Yet (St. James Infirmary) – Chuck Perkins

A FoodMusicJustice production. Live at Chickie Wah Wah. Filmed in the spring of 2009. - Ken McCarthy FoodMusicJustice  

Treme Brass Band – Original Spotted Cat closes

Filmed by Ken McCarthy at the farewell party for the original Spotted Cat. April 30, 2009. The Spotted Cat was one of the clubs that held New Orleans together and kept the creative fires burning during the dark years right after the flood. - Ken McCarthy...

Grevel Lindop in New Orleans

On a trip to London in 2007 I was looking for artists that might be enticed into visiting and writing about New Orleans to help put it back on the map for global travelers. As luck would have it, poet, literary scholar, and salsa enthusiast Grevel Lindop was doing a...

Chuck Perkins in Manchester

 New Orleans Chuck Perkins helped me host Grevel Lindop on this trip to New Orleans in 2008. Grevel returned the favor by hosting him in Manchester and arranging him to be part of Manchester's big poetry festival.  This led to him performing at London's...

Manchester/New Orleans Mashup

Inspired by the sights and sounds and moves and grooves of New Orleans and the Manchester sound, a product of the American South via the electronic music innovations from the brothers in Detroit and Chicago.  Thanks to videographers Hubie Vigreaux, Ken McCarthy, and...

Glenn David Andrews parking lot jam

One of our favorite New Orleans people. A deeply passionate person, he loves the city, the people and the music. This was a “one off” jam in the parking lot of a school on Easter Sunday “The Making of ‘Walking Through Heaven’s Gate’” This film was made by Lily Keber and funded by FoodMusicJustice  […]

Eddie Bo

So many moments of unexpected magic in New Orleans. One night walking passed the Sound Cafe I came across this performance and who should be on piano but the legendary music master Eddie Bo. This was one of his last filmed performances. Eddie Bo at the Louisiana Music...

The Manchester Connection

 New Orleans Chuck Perkins helped me host Grevel Lindop on this trip to New Orleans in 2008. Grevel returned the favor by hosting him in Manchester and arranging him to be part of Manchester's big poetry festival.  This led to him performing at London's...