WBGOAs season three winds to a close, many regular guests of the show play a few numbers. Read a recap of the soundtrack, featuring Shamarr Allen, Cheeky Blakk, Kermit Ruffins, Jill Sobule, Big Sam, Tom McDermott, Ivan Neville, Trombone Shorty and Bonerama.
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WBGORecap the episode in music: a present, future and living history of New Orleans trumpet featuring Irvin Mayfield, the all-female Pinettes Brass Band and legendary Lionel Ferbos. Plus, a treatise on Davis and Annie's relationship as musicians.
WBGOAfter the musical bonanza that was the Mardi Gras episode, things slow down for some plot development in episode eight of Treme's third season. Recap the live music of the episode, featuring Sonny Landreth, Lil Queenie Harris and some "modern jazz."
WBGOThe spectacle, vice and musical mayhem of Mardi Gras returns to the program. Recap this year's episode, with The Neville Brothers, the Morning 40 Federation, the Storyville Stompers, the Golden Comanche tribe, the Marines marching band and many more. Plus, two more legends make cameos.
WBGOA mid-winter episode brings out some big-name cameos, headlined by Fats Domino himself. Read a recap of the music, including soul queen Irma Thomas, sludge-metal standard bearer Eyehategod, singer-songwriter Paul Sanchez and clarinet professor Dr. Michael White.
WBGOChristmas 2007 arrives on set, and some of the musical guests return home. Read a recap of the live performance scenes, featuring Joe Krown, Tom McDermott, Jonathan Batiste, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, the Red Stick Ramblers and Sharon Martin.
WBGORead a recap of this week's live music scenes, featuring Shannon Powell, Marcia Ball, Fredy Omar and the late "Sugar Boy" Crawford. Plus, visits from Davell Crawford, the Creole Wild West tribe, Kidd Jordan and the beginnings of New Orleans sludge metal.
WBGOA recap of the show's music, including Tab Benoit, Monk Boudreaux, Anders Osborne and Ernie Vincent.
WBGOAn especially musical episode features Preservation Hall, Little Freddie King and two Marsalises.
WBGOA recap of the music in season three's opening episode, featuring Glen David Andrews and "Frogman" Henry.
Fans of the trumpeter and bandleader may know that he has appeared in a few movies. But when it comes to the HBO program about his hometown, the lines between real life and acting begin to blur — especially when it comes to his new album.
WBGOThe season two finale goes to New Orleans' annual Jazz Fest, and ties up this season's loose ends with a bit of poetic justice. Read a recap of the episode's music, including performances from Dr. Lonnie Smith, The Iguanas and Lucinda Williams.
The actor who plays the salty musician Antoine Batiste on Treme grew up a teenage friend of Wynton Marsalis — and a failed trumpet player. He dishes on jazz, leading a band and the musical legacy of his native New Orleans.
WBGONo big plot twists shake up the penultimate episode of season two, but what does transpire reveals a lot. Recap the musical performances, featuring The Loose Marbles, Rosie Ledet, Jon Cleary and one of Destiny's Children.
WBGOA rapper outdoes his mentor, St. Patrick's Day passes through, bands battle on Frenchmen Street and New Orleans faces New York. Read a recap of music and more, with guests Ron Carter, "Spider" Stacy of The Pogues, Ingrid Lucia and Dr. John.