Brass-Band Funeral: Jazz and Destruction

Boston Phoenix | September 13, 2005
Katrina brought home what a lot of us tourists sensed implicitly for years: that the New Orleans cultural scene owes much of its vitality to a community that lives on the edge of subsistence, for which that culture isn’t merely "entertainment," but truly a matter of life and death.

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