The New Orleans International

Music Colloquium

The 16th Annual New Orleans International Music Colloquium

Free and Open to the Public

1803-2005: 202 Years of Brass Bands

                                                                                    Friday, April 13, 2012

11:00 a.m. - Dr. Joe Logsdon Memorial Coffee & Welcome

11:15 a.m. – 1803 to 2005, 202 Years of Brass Brands: The Concept
Panel Discussion with Jon Pult, moderator; Jason Patterson; Dr. Jack Stewart

12:30 p.m. – Who Hired the Brass Bands? 
Ann Woodruff

1:00 p.m. – The Invention of the Brass Band & New Information on Funerals with Music
Dr. Jack Stewart

1:30 p.m. – Recorded Sound of the Brass Bands, Part I;
Dan Meyer & Sally Young

2:00 p.m. – The Best of Brass Band Interviews from Past Colloquiums: Memorable Comments from Musicians
Dr. Charles Chamberlain, musician & Historian, Louisiana State Museum


                                                                                    
Saturday, April 14, 2012

10:00 a.m. – Patrick S. Gilmore: The Father of the American Brass Band
Dr. Carolyn Kolb, former director, N. O. Jazz Museum

11:00 a.m. – My First Encounter with an Old New Orleans Brass Band
George Schmidt, musician & historical painter

11:30 a.m. – The New Brass Bands
Dr. Matt Sakakeeny

12:15 p.m. – Kid Ory & the Brass Bands
John McCusker, biographer of Edward “Kid” Ory

12:45 p.m. – Recorded Sounds of the Brass Bands, Part II
Dan Meyer & Sally Young

1:30 p.m. - Images of Brass Bands through the Years
Faruk Von Turk, a.k.a. Justin Winston, former curator, N.O. Jazz Museum

2:30 – The Role of the Brass Band Today & What’s in Store for the Future: A Summary & Predictions
Panel Discussion with Jon Pult, Dr. Carolyn Kolb, Dr. Jack Stewart, John McCusker

The 2012 New Orleans International Music Colloquium was sponsored by The Louisiana Music Factory, The Old Absinthe House and The Palm Court Jazz Café.

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