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Pics From the Studio 12/19-12/25

Reports from the studio: Ken Cryer (Threadhead visitor) (Wednesday) – Sooooo since I missed the session last week, I decided to stop by yesterday again and see some of the process. Boy, did I make a good call there. It … Continue reading

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Pics from the Studio – Week of 12/12-12/18

Reports from the Studio: Ken Cryer (Threadhead visitor) (Wednesday): So enjoyed stopping by the studio late afternoon Wednesday. I missed any recording but got to hear some amazing playbacks and getting to meet JoAnn [Guidos] and Michael [Cerveris], knowing that … Continue reading

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Notes from the Studio – 12-14-10

Paul Sanchez: A great day in the studio. Michael Cerveris crushed his vocals on the John/Jo-Ann songs, a smokin’ drag queen disco number and [we] ended the day with sweet Lucia Micarelli from the HBO series, Treme, who stopped by … Continue reading

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Notes from the Studio – 12/6/10

Paul Sanchez: Today at Piety, vocals from Spencer Bohren, Alex McMurray on banjo, a young trumpet player, Trumpet Red, Chip Wilson & Michiel Huisman record a song for Tanya Boutté to sing, Susan Cowsill with more harmonies, Jacques Morial as … Continue reading

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Notes from the Studio – 11/11-11/29/10

When the idea to do a blog for “Nine Lives” began it was thought the co-writers on the project, Paul Sanchez and Colman deKay would be posting regularly. As it turns out, they are both way too busy controlling the … Continue reading

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Piety and Serendipity

It was one of those New Orleans serendipitous occasions. Something that could only happen in our most magical of music cities thanks to the mysterious workings of the karmic machine. Before leaving Calgary, Canada for this trip, I’d invested in … Continue reading

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Food for the Body and Soul: Red Beans and Nine Lives

Food and music are so intertwined here they are almost one in the way they command your psyche. They are as integral to New Orleans life as air and water. So when I had the chance to have lunch with some of … Continue reading

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