The New Orleans International

Music Colloquium

The 18th Annual New Orleans International Music Colloquium

Free & Open to the Public /

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

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