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An intimate glimpse into the musical world of New Orleans.

There is no dispute that New Orleans is a city defined by its musicians. These revealing portraits of musicians are taken in the places that define them when not on stage. Each portrait is accompanied by a profile compiled from private conversations with the artist, eloquently demonstrating how entwined their lives and talents have become. Included are such well known personalities as Jeremy Davenport, Charmaine Neville, and Clarence "Frogman" Henry.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455617562
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 10/10/2012
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,082,009
Product dimensions: 10.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

David G. Spielman is a well-known photographer and writer who has lived and worked in New Orleans since the 1970s. His long and successful career has included photograph shoots on six of the seven continents. Two recent projects of major significance include a collection of southern authors photographed in their workspaces and a collection of photographs of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. Spielman continues to make New Orleans home.

Fred Lyon has been a devoted student of the city's music since the 1980s. Lyon conducted graduate research at Rollins College, where he wrote his thesis on the resiliency of music and culture in New Orleans, He holds degrees from Duke University and the University of Virginia and is a regular contributor to Swampland, a Web site dedicated to southern music and culture. His many columns focus on life in New Orleans, its clubs, its personalities, and its musical scene. Lyon lives in New Orleans.

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