The Congo Square Project albums Sacred Ground 1 & 2 and Saints at Congo Square 1 are out now. The Congo Square Project is a volunteer organization dedicated to help New Orleans musicians in need via 4-6 albums/CD’s that trace the origin and development of the music that was brewed in the heart of the Crescent City.
Some of the greatest talents in the world have donated their time and efforts to contribute and support the cradle of modern music. Threadhead Records is helping Fabian Jolivet get this music out to the world. 80 percent of the proceeds will be contributed to the New Orleans Musician’s Clinic.
The six albums will help The New Orleans Musicians Clinic and feature Ayo Adeyemi, Louie Bellson, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Earl Palmer, Hubert Sumlin, John Boudreaux, Levon Helm, Steve Jordan, Danny ‘Kootch’ Kortchmar, Larry Campbell, Teresa Williams, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Jimmy Cobb, Ira Coleman, Javon Jackson, Chuck E. Weiss, ‘Uncle’ Lionel Batiste, Thomas Bloch, John Densmore, Deacon Jones, Clive Bunker, Clem Burke, Calamaro, Dr. John, Airto Moreira, Washboard Chaz, Mike Watt, Tanmoy Bose, Jerry Jumonville, Pete Lockett, Santa Davis, Johnny Vidacovich, Moris, Keith Carlock, Stanton Moore, Souhail Kaspar, The Newbirth Brass Band, as well as African musicians, Native American tribes, gospel choirs, classical ensembles, tap dancing, Latin combos, Mardi Grass Indians, street musicians, dj re-mixes, etc…
More information at threadheadrecords.bandcamp.com
Author: World Music Central News Department
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