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Dukes of Dixieland: New Orleans Mardi Gras

This project was started in October 2004 and was finally finished in August 2005, just a few days before Katrina devastated much of New Orleans. Essentially a collection of familiar tunes heard during Mardi Gras season dressed up in a new suit of clothes, it features some hip, punchy horn arrangements by guitarist Charlie Brent and showcases the potent field-holler vocals of New Orleans’ own resident blues dynamo Luther Kent.

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