The 18th Annual New Orleans International Music Colloquium
Free & Open to the Public / www.noimc.org
Louisiana State Museum’s Arsenal (via Cabildo, 701 Chartres Street)
“Books & Authors, Ethnic Groups, and New Orleans Music”
Friday, April 11, 2014
10:00 a.m. The Jazz Hounds of Bogalusa
Kathryn Hobgood Ray talks about key players & events in the 1920s emergence of jazz in Bogalusa.
11:00 a.m. Friendship, Love and Truth – The Odd Fellows
Preservationist Michael Duplantier explores the legacy of the IOOF in New Orleans
12 noon Joe Frisco Jazz Dancer – His Life, Films, and Time in New Orleans
Artist and raconteur George Schmidt will present and show films.
1:00 p.m. The Buddy Bolden Photograph Revisited – New Information
Former Jazz Museum curator Justin Winston sheds more light on the confusing image.
2:00 p.m. The Buddy Bolden Repertoire – Recorded Sounds
Jazz Radio programmer Dan Meyer presents in-depth analysis.
3:00 p.m. Irish Influences on New Orleans Music
Dr. Jack Stewart offers his latest ethnic group research.
4:00 p.m. Remembering Danny Barker
Jon Pult looks at the life of the legendary figure.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
10:00 a.m. New Orleans Memories: One Writer’s City
Dr. Carolyn Kolb, former director, N.O. Jazz Museum, presents music highlights from her new book.
11:00 a.m. Unearthing Portuguese New Orleans, 1840-1929
Ethnomusicologist Will Buckingham looks at the people and their benevolent societies.
12:00 noon String Bands and New Orleans Music
Guitarist and bandleader Seva Venet gives an informed history.
1:00 p.m. Dialect Songs in New Orleans Music
Shane Lief examines how multilingual minstrelsy reflects social relations.
2:00 p.m. Concert Life in Nineteenth Century New Orleans
Dr. John Baron presents and sells his new comprehensive reference book.
3:00 p.m. The New Orleans Jazz Scene, 1970-2000: A Personal Retrospective
Dr. Thomas Jacobsen will discuss his new book to be published by LSU Press this fall.
4:00 p.m. Summary Panel on the State of the Music