Roots & Branches 03: Ease Back

Don Paul is talking with the great New Orleans guitarist Leo Nocentelli about his work with the Mters, his family background, jazz guiutarists he admired and studied, and is friend and mentor Smokey Johnson, interspersed with recordings by The Metters, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, Johnny Smith, Smokey Johnson, and Grant Green.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

EASE BACK

ROOTS & BRANCHES 03

Don Paul, Spiritual: New Orleans, April 20, 2016 [18335]

 

The Meters: Hey Pocky Way

Leo Nocentelli Conversation with Don Paul

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Hey Hey (Indians Coming)

Leo Nocentelli Conversation with Don Paul

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Hey Mama

Leo Nocentelli Conversation with Don Paul

The Meters: Cissy Strut

Leo Nocentelli Conversation with Don Paul

Johnny Smith: Cherokee

Leo Nocentelli Conversation with Don Paul

The Meters: Ain’t No Use

Smokey Johnson: It Ain’t My Fault

The Meters: Ease Back

Leo Nocentelli Conversation with Don Paul

Grant Green: Ease Back

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Don Paul for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Don Paul at Sticking Up For Children in New Orleans

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Don Paul. Used with permission.

 

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