Spent Brothers Productions presents
Images from the New Orleans
Jazz & Heritage Festival 2008

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Sunday 27 April
Al Green   Al Green
The legendary Al Green tears up the Congo Square Stage

Al Green

Monday 28 April

John Boutte  Paul Sanchez
John Boutté performs songs from his new CD in the great Louisiana Music Factory store
accompanied by Paul Sanchez & bassist Pete Harris

John Boutte   John Boutte

In-between days
N Rampart Street  Congo Square
N Rampart & Canal / Congo Square in Louis Armstrong Park on N Rampart

Statue   J&M Studio
Statue in Louis Armstrong Park /
Site of Cosimo Matassa's original J & M Studio on N Rampart & Dumaine

  J & M Studio   J & M plaque
The studio cut many hit records 1945-1956 when Cosimo Matassa moved to a new studio

Cosimo's Studio
The site of the Cosimo Studio at 523 (later expanded into 525) Governer Nicholls
in the French Quarter in use 1956-1969
In 1969, Cosimo Matassa moved to a third location Jazz City in 1969
at 748 Camp Street in the Warehouse District

Central Grocery
In the 1980s, Cosimo Matassa retired from music to run the family
Matassa's Market on Decatur & Dumaine
Now known as the Central Grocery Co. the store is still a successful family enterprise

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Photographs ©Derek & Sheila Henderson 2008