Doctors, Professors, Kings and Queens: Big 'Ol Box of New Orleans

Published: 2004-07-29
Over the years the city on the edge of the Mississippi River known as The Big Easy has produced some of history's most notable music. The Shout Factory has compiled the most definitive collection of music that is from New Orleans. The four disc package "Doctors, Professors, Kings & Queens Big Ol' Box of New Orleans" contains 85 tracks of music from Louis Armstrong to Buckwheat Zydeco. The "line notes" that accompany the set are fit for the coffee table with a collection of essays and sidebars providing a guided tour of New Orleans complete with history, myths, and an insiders view of some of New Orleans more colourful establishments.

"Doctors, Professors, Kings & Queens Big Ol' Box of New Orleans" according to executive producer Gary Stewart, "it's one big mess, and we like it like that." The set will be out October 5.

Artists that appear on "Doctors, Professors, Kings & Queens Big Ol' Box of New Orleans" are:

Galactic featuring Theryl deClouet
Kermit Ruffins
Fats Domino
Dr. John
Louis Armstrong & His Hot Seven
Lil' Queenie & The Percolators
The Iguanas
Anders Osbourne & "Big Chief" Monk Boudreaux
Clarence "Frogman" Henry
Rebirth Brass Band
BeauSoleil
Ernie K-Doe
Marcia Ball
The Radiators
The Meters
Jelly Roll Morton & His New Orleans Jazzmen
Paul Sanchez
Vernel Bagneris & the cast of One Mo'
Huey (Piano) Smith & The Clowns
Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster
Johnny Adams
Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feet Warmers
Clifton Chenier
Leigh Harris
Earl King
Don Vappie & The Creole Jazz Serenaders
Balfa Toujours
Irma Thomas
Galactic
The New Orleans Klezmer All Stars
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Deacon John Moore Orleans
Buckwheat Zydeco - Hot Tamale Baby
The Neville Brothers
James Andrews
The Hawketts
George Lewis' Ragtime Band
J. Monque'D
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band with Danny Barker & Eddie Bo
Boozoo Chavis
Zachary Richard
Tuba Fats' Chosen Few Brass Band
Dave Bartholomew & His Orchestra
Dr. Michael White
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown
Aaron Neville
Coolbone
Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie
Al Johnson
Fredy Omar con su Banda
Shirley & Lee
Tom McDermott & Evan Christopher
Champion Jack Dupree
Raymond MYles with The RAMS
Smiley Lewis
Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys
The Red Stick Ramblers
Frankie Ford
Henry Butler
The New Birth Brass Band
Beau Jocque & The Zydeco Hi-Rollers
Chris Kenner
James Booker
Allen Toussaint
Professor Longhair
The Wild Magnolias
Ellis Marsalis
Troy Andrews
Sonny Landreth
Benny Spellman
Charmaine Neville Band with Reggie Houston & Amasa Miller
Little Richard
Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band
Anders Osborne
Bruce Daigrepont
The New Orleans Jazz Vipers
Walter "Wolfman" Washington
Lloyd Price
Eddie Bo
Tim Laughlin
Snooks Eaglin
Mem Shannon & The Membership
The Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band
Pete Fountain & His Band
Louis Armstrong

Writer: Sherrill Fulghum

   

 

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