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A Closer Walk

WWOZ have just launched a website A Closer Walk to “highlight, contextualize and advocate” for the future of these locales. It’s a bit late in the day for this: such a damn shame that so much has already been destroyed. Here are some of the locales that are meaningful to me. Cosimo MatassaErnie K-DoeFats DominoJazzkarnofskyLouis…

Ernie K-Doe

The birthday of one of New Orleans’ great characters. Read all about Ernie here. Antoinette also led a tongue-in-cheek campaign for K-Doe’s election for mayor of hurricane-ravaged New Orleans in 2006, five years after his death. She is quoted as saying, “He’s the only one qualified—that’s my opinion.” Ben SandmelErnie K-Doemother-in-law loungenew orleanssoul music

Ernie K-Doe

This “character” born on this day. Ernie’s official website. Antoinette also led a tongue-in-cheek campaign for K-Doe’s election for mayor of hurricane-ravaged New Orleans in 2006, five years after his death. Ernie K-Doemother-in-lawmother-in-law loungemusicnew orleansrhythm and bluessoul