Monthly Archives: April 2013

Unpublished Q&A with Alicia Keys (links to Gambit Weekly article. 2013).

A few weeks back I interviewed soul singer Alicia Keys before her March performance at the New Orleans arena. You can read my preview of that concert at Gambit Weekly by clicking HERE. I also wrote a brief review of the … Continue reading

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Neither Big Nor Easy: “Someone Stole My Students’ Music Writing” (VICE. March 2013).

During my 12 years in New Orleans, I’ve managed to mostly avoid crime. For five of those years, I tempted fate by not owning a car and riding everywhere on bikes—three of which I did lose to thieves, but bike … Continue reading

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Neither Big Nor Easy: “New Orleans War On Music” (VICE. 2013).

This piece comes from my VICE column “Neither Big Nor Easy.” Louisiana’s Department of Tourism recently launched a new ad campaign that declared, “No America We Will Not ‘Turn That Music Down.’” But on the ground, the authorities in New Orleans have … Continue reading

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