EP 175 - The Evolution of the New Orleans Beat with Robert Cataliotti
Robert Cataliotti is a music historian, critic, and educator and co-curator of the Drumsville! Evolution of the New Orleans Beat exhibit at the New Orleans Jazz Museum. Bob also wrote the companion book to the exhibit that is a great historical look at the birthplace of Jazz. Bob does a great job in this episode describing the history and importance of the African culture that was at the core of the birth of Jazz and the New Orleans sound at Congo Square, and the famous players from originators like Baby Dodds up to Herlin Riley and Stanton Moore, and much more!
I have been to the Drumsville! exhibit at the New Orleans Jazz Museum in 2019 and it is a must see for all drummers. I also highly recommend the great Drumsville! book that Bob authored and discusses in this episode.
-You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/3F9KU6n
-Here is EP 38 of the podcast "New Orleans Jazz History with Stanton Moore, Walter Harris, Joe Lastie, and Greg Lambousy": https://www.drumhistorypodcast.com/post/ep-38-new-orleans-jazz-history-with-stanton-moore-walter-harris-joe-lastie-and-greg-lambousy
-Stewart Copelands "On Drums" Documentary that I mentioned: https://youtu.be/TBmaCGD1FxY
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