Kick off week one of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival with New Orleans cultural scholar and writer Alex Rawls as he explores the history, heritage, and heirs of the festival at the Fairgrounds.
Rawls is a New Orleans-based music journalist and creator of the website MySpiltMilk.com. He has also contributed to Rolling Stone, Spin, No Depression, USA Today, San Diego Union-Tribune, and the New Orleans Advocate. He previously edited OffBeat, New Orleans’ music monthly, and guest edited the Louisiana music issue of The Oxford American.
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