Friday, December 03, 2010

HBO series Treme soundtrack is a Grammy nominee

The Soundtrack of the HBO Series, Treme has been nominated for Grammys in two categories!
The categories are:

"Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media"
Award to the Artist(s) and/or Producer(s) of a majority of the tracks on the album, or, in the absence of either, to the individual(s) actively responsible for the concept and musical direction and for the selection of artists, songs and producers, as applicable.
(Various Artists)

Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other
Visual Media

A Songwriter(s) award. For a song (melody & lyrics) written
specifically for a motion picture, television or other visual media, and
released for the first time during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names
appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

Steve Earle, songwriter (Steve Earle)
Track from: Treme Soundtrack
[Geffen; Publisher: Exile On Jones Street Music]
Source: The 53rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards
Final Nominations List, for recordings released during the Eligibility Year September 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Treme soundtrack available for download on MP3 format

The producers of TREME released a digital soundtrack (with a physical CD due out the fall).

There are 19 tracks, and overflows with great music!

1. Treme Song John Boutté
2. Feel Like Funkin' It Up Rebirth Brass Band
3. I Hope Your Comin' Back To New Orleans The New Orleans Jazz Vipers
4. Skokiaan Kermit Ruffins & The Barbecue Swingers
5. Ooh Poo Pah Doo Trombone Shorty
6. Drinka Little Poison (4 U Die) Soul Rebels Brass Band
7. We Made It Through That Water Free Agents Brass Band
8. Shame Shame Shame Steve Zahn And Friends
9. My Indian Red Dr. John
10. At The Foot Of Canal Street John Boutté
11. Buona Sera Louis Prima
12. New Orleans Blues Tom McDermott
13. I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You Michiel Huisman
14. Indian Red (Wild Man Memorial) Mardi Gras Indians
15. Indian Red Donald Harrison
16. Time Is On My Side Irma Thomas
17. This City Steve Earle
18. Just A Closer Walk With Thee Treme Brass Band
19. My Dawlin' New Orleans Lil' Queenie & The Percolators

Can't wait for the physical album release? Download the MP3 album from Amazon.

Irma Thomas, John Boutte, Davis Rogan on 'Treme' soundtrack preview party

So the old tv set is warmed up, crowd gathered around a big vat of jambalaya, ready for the soundtrack....and we're all speculating on plots for Season Two. 

Friday, August 20, 2010

Create a musical monument to New Orleans ~ Vote

The Pepsi Refresh Project is giving away an extra $1.3 Million to fund great ideas to help the Gulf communities! Vote for this idea to create a CD of new songs based on Dan Baum's book "Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orlean" employing New Orleans musicians.

Seeking funds to produce a cast album as a stepping stone to a Broadway musical. The album will be a celebration and preservation of New Orleans’ uniquely vibrant (and perennially endangered) musical and cultural heritages.
  • To produce a CD of new songs based on Dan Baum's book, NINE LIVES.
  • To employ over a dozen of New Orleans' finest musicians and singers
  • To celebrate the resiliency of America's most unique and iconic city.
  • To bring nationwide attention to N.O's cultural and musical heritage.
Vote for this project at

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Treme | Episode 10 | Season Finale - I'll Fly Away

Episode 10, "I'll Fly Away", the 90 minute Season Finale. By popular demand, the music from the season finale of the HBO series Treme, loaded with 31 songs!

Written by: David Simon

*hyperlinks connect to MP3s on our Amazon page. Most songs are 99¢ a download.

John Boutte ► The Treme Song
Louis Gottschalk / Hot Springs Festival Symphony Orchestra ► A Night In The Tropics
Ohio Players ► Ecstasy
Ernie K-Doe ► Te Ta Te Ta Ta
The subdudes ► Got You On His Mind
Steve Earle + Lucia Micarelli (Annie) ► This City
Bennie Motel + His Kansas City Orchestra ► New Orleans
Lloyd Price, Allen Toussaint, Wendell Pierce (Antonie Batiste) ► Stagger Lee
Miles Davis ► Green Haze
Juvenile ► Animal
Danny Barker + Baby Dodds Trio ► My Indian Red
John Boutte ► Bring It On Home To Me
Art Neville + Toussaint Band ► Cha Dooky-Doo
The Hawks ► Can't See For Lookin'
Treme Brass Band ► Just A Little While To Stay Here
Mardi Gras Indians ► Traditional
Mardi Gras Indians ► Indian Red
Mardi Gras Indians ► Hey Pocky Way
Irma Thomas ► Time Is On My Side
Soul Rebels + John Mooney ► Drink A Little Poison 4 U Die
Gardians Of The Flame ► Guardians Chant
Congo Nation Indian Gang ► Congo Chant
James Booker ► On The Sunny Side of the Street
Quintron + Miss Pussycat ► Swamp Buggy Badass
Clarke Peters (Albert Lambreaux) + Rob Brown (Delmond Lambreaux) ► Is You Is or Is You Ain't My baby
Lois DeJean ► Just A Closer Walk With Thee
Katey Red ► Melpomene Block Party
Juvenile ► Nolia Clap
Treme Brass Band ► Didn't He Ramble
Treme Brass Band ► I'll Fly Away
Steve Earle ► This City
other episodes...

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Saturday, June 19, 2010

2010 Shirts for Stylin' at New Orleans Jazz Fest and festivals all year-round | Rock, Funk, Jazz, and Jam Bands

There are a few cool new 2010 designs out just in time for Festival Season

Whether at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Bonnaroo, SXSW or another festive destination, funky tee shirts are the norm. Grab a few new shirts and fest in style! For around twenty bucks you can sport one of these T-shirts, and announce you are a worldwide festivalist–or simply wear one and spark up a conversation while waiting for a set change at the next concert.

More cool designs on shirts, buttons, bumper stickers and coffee mugs...

Monday, June 14, 2010

Treme Ep 9 download music from "Wish Someone Would Care" and make your own New Orleans mp3 playlist

By popular demand, the music from the HBO series Treme Episode 9, "Wish Someone Would Care"

Story by David Simon & George Pelecanos
Teleplay by George Pelecanos

hyperlinks connect to MP3s on  our Amazon page. Most songs are 99¢ a download.

John Boutte -- The Treme Song
Smiley Lewis -- I Hear You Knocking
♫ Smiley Lewis -- Someday You'll Want Me
♫ Steve Zahn (Davis McAlary) -- Smoke That Fire
Mardi Gras Indians -- Hoo Na Nay
Jon Cleary -- When You Get Back
♫ Kermit Ruffins & The BBQ Swingers -- Honey Suckle Rose
♫ Li'L Wayne -- Fireman
Sonny Rollins -- Blue Seven
♫ Lucia Micarelli (Annie) + Jamie Waterson -- Dixie Flyer
♫ Steve Zahn (Davis McAlary) -- Traditional 12 Bar Blues
Jon Cleary -- More Hipper
Kermit Ruffins & The BBQ Swingers -- If You Want Me To Stay
♫ Steve Zahn (Davis McAlary) -- I Wish Someone Would Care
Jon Cleary -- Big Chief
Kermit Ruffins & The BBQ Swingers -- Didn't He Ramble
Kermit Ruffins & The BBQ Swingers -- Skokiaan
John Magnie -- Agent 00 Soul
♫ Michiel Huisman -- I Like It Like That
O.V. Wright -- I'd Rather Be Blind, Cripple & Crazy
♫ Natchez Calliope -- The Entertainer
♫ Lucia Micarelli (Annie) + Jamie Waterson -- Jambalaya
♫ Hack Bartholomew -- Down By The Riverside
♫ Lucia Micarelli (Annie) + Jamie Waterson -- Do You Know What It Means
♫ Natchez Calliope -- Ain't She Sweet
The subdudes -- All The Time In The World

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Monday, June 07, 2010

Treme - Episode 8 All On A Mardi Gras Day download the show's music to your playlist

By popular demand, the music from the HBO series Treme Episode 8, "All On A Mardi Gras Day"

Written by Eric Overmyer

As New Orleans gears up for Fat Tuesday, LaDonna puts her bad news on hold.

hyperlinks connect to MP3s on  our Amazon page. Most songs are 99¢ a download.

Aaron Neville - Struttin' on Sunday
Lucia Micarelli (Annie) & Michiel Huisman (Sonny) - Second Line on Monday
John Boutte - The Treme Song
Ivan Neville & Dumpstaphunk - Meanwhile…
Professor Longhair - Big Chief Part II
Wild Magnolias - I'm Back
Bob French + The Tuxedo Jazz Band - Milenberg Joy
Professor Longhair - Go To The Mardi Gras
Steve Zahn (Davis McAlary) - Battle of New Orleans
Al "Carnival Time" Johnson - Carnival Time
Dr. John - Mardi Gras Day
Soul Rebels - Let Your Mind Be Free
Redeye - Ooh Na Nay
The Wild Magnolias - Injuns, Here They Come
Professor Longhair - Go To The Mardi Gras
The Meters - Hey Pocky A-Way
Dirty Dozen Brass Band - Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Pete Fountain - While We Dance at The Mardi Gras
Katey Red - So Much Drama
ReBirth Brass Band - Do Whatcha Wanna
Tom McDermott - Camptown Races
Tom McDermott - If I Ever Cease To Love
Kim Dickens (Janette Desoutel) - Iko Iko
Johnny Adams - Tell It Like It Is
Champion Jack Dupree - Yella Pocahontas
Eddie Bo - Stink Bomb
Big Sam's Funky Nation / Rob Brown (Delmond Lambreaux) - Come Down to New Orleans
The Iguanas - Is This Love
Tommy Malone - Fat Tuesday

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