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Tradition is a Temple

At last, now available on DVD. The blurb: [A] modern look at traditional New Orleans music, drawing upon the city’s unique heritage to examine the fragility of tradition itself. The performance-based music documentary highlights the resilience of New Orleans musicians, accustomed to hardship and dedicated to their city, their culture, and their music… The non-fiction…

Tradition is a Temple

This documentary has been a long time coming. Great that it’s finally seen the light of day. Here is a previous post that has links to the trailers. Hearing a horn being played in the distance of any street in New Orleans is probably one of the most life-affirming experiences I can imagine. It communicates…

Tradition is a Temple

Here are a couple of trailers from this eagerly awaited documentary or a hymn to the life blood that infuses NOLA. TRADITION IS A TEMPLE  explores New Orleans’ unique musical culture and the fragility of tradition in the modern world. Intimate discussions with contemporary New Orleans musicians highlight their history, upbringing and how tradition has shaped their…