5 edition of The Rough Guide to The Music of Louisiana found in the catalog.
September 26, 2002
by Rough Guides
Written in English
Rough Guide World Music CDs
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Louisiana sits above the Gulf of Mexico at the mouth of the Mississippi River, bordered by Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east and Texas to the. South Louisiana has an incredible musical tradition as well. In southwest Louisiana, the sounds of Cajun and zydeco music echo from restaurants featuring Cajun fare and a dance floor. Communities come together at boucheries - all-day pig roasts common throughout southwest Louisiana - where Cajun music guides both the cooking and eating.
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Louisiana has more festivals than any other state, and our music is the centerpiece for many of them. Try the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival or Festival International de Louisiane in Lafayette, the Red River Revel in Shreveport or Contraband Days in Lake Charles—there’s always a reason to dance and eat in Louisiana. About three hours west of New Orleans is the city of Lafayette, which is the heart of Louisiana's Cajun country. Lafayette and nearby Breaux Bridge have a number of excellent venues for Cajun music, but by far the most famous is the Blue Moon Saloon. Check the website for Cajun music events, as the lineup is often pretty eclectic.
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The Rough Guide Series is an excellent guide to discovering new world music. I've never been to Louisiana, but have always dreamed of going there. This cd is one of the reasons why. Look at the rich music heritage that comes from this state.
It is the birthplace of Cajun, Zydeco, Blue, Jazz, Gospel, and R&B. This cd includes all of these genres of music. This is not just music of New Orleans, but other 5/5(3). Louisiana has one of American's richest heritages -- the cradle of jazz, New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Cajun, and Zydeco music.
It's impossible to capture it all in one disc, and this doesn't try -- which is both a good and a bad thing.5/ Music is everywhere in New Orleans it's the lifeblood of the city and the people.
This Rough Guide gives you a real taste of the whole New Orleans scene. Soak up the classic piano jazz of Professor Longhair, the thick horn blasts of The Hot 8 Brass Band, or the deep grooves of.
Hey - it does what the title says. It is not the greatest book on the subject - but I appreciate the writing style, and the journey that the author leads us on. It is a very very broad subject - Louisiana Music - and the book could be times bigger and not cover it all.
This is an OK book for the beginner student on Louisiana Music/5(6). Buy The Rough Guide to Music Of Louisiana (CD) (Rough Guide Music CDs) Unabridged by Rough Guides (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Author: Rough Guides.
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“John Broven’s book South to Louisiana: The Music of the Cajun Bayous is indispensable for Cajun historians and fans alike. In it he has thoroughly researched the stories of the lives and recordings of most of the greatest Cajun musicians. It is full of surprising facts and great photos, by: While still selective, the All Music guides (there are also separate volumes on rock, jazz, blues, country, and electronica) tend to provide more detail and analysis of an artist's oeuvre than the MusicHound, Rough Guide, and Rolling Stone tomes.4/4(12).
A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy O’Toole. Perhaps the most well-known book about New Orleans, A Confederacy of Dunces was written by a New Orleans native but wasn’t published until over a decade after his suicide and later won a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
The main character, Ignatius J. Reilly, is a thirtysomething man living in Uptown New Orleans and interacts with unique. I loved this book. It delves deep into the Bayou and examines not just the music but the relationship music had and was influenced by political, cultural, social, industrial, and geographical climates.
The discovery of oil on the Tx.-Louisiana coastline, "hillbilly" music, the Arcadians getting thrown out of Canada--all that and more/5. The two books flow very naturally together, seamlessly telling one story.
At the same time, a reader could easily pick up Louisiana's Song and jump right in without any confusion; the characters develop and shine in both books, and Madden manages to explain the background of the story without making it tedious for those who read the first book/5.
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Both a music buyer's guide and a who's who, the guide includes concise biographical profiles of more than composers and informative summaries of the major compositions in all genres, from /5(11). The music of Louisiana can be divided into three general regions: rural south Louisiana, home to Creole Zydeco and Old French (now known as cajun music), New Orleans, and north region in and around Greater New Orleans has a unique musical heritage tied to Dixieland jazz, blues, and Afro-Caribbean rhythms.
The music of the northern portion of the state starting at Baton Rouge State song: "Give Me Louisiana", "Every Man A King". Books set in Louisiana: [Dead Until Dark, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, The Green Mile, An American Marriage, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Dead and G.
The Rough Guide to Latin Jazz focuses overwhelmingly on the latter, skipping over 50 years of Latin and jazz history to deliver songs from a host of latter-day players including Poncho Sanchez, Manny Oquendo, and Snowboy as well as seminal names like Puente, Palmieri, and Mongo Santamaria.
At that, the compilers are very successful.8/ Explore the rich history of Louisiana & the interesting stories and colorful people. Shop for important Louisiana history books at Arcadia Publishing today. Louisiana’s Guidebooks Annually, the Department releases Guidebooks to support educators in implementing Louisiana’s K education policies and initiatives.
Each guidebook provides practitioners with detailed information on state policies, statewide programs, and access to tools that help individual educators achieve goals with their students.The Treasured Traditions of Louisiana Music.
During the s - s, some of the more rough-and-tumble country nightspots were known as honky-tonks, a term which was also applied to a country-music style that was popular at the time. This term is not frequently used today, however. Louisiana Voices Educator's Guide.
Louisiana's other distinctive music is Swamp Pop, produced by local labels and heard on jukeboxes in bars across the state. Copies of The Rough Guide to World Music .