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DJ Sessions: Celebrating New Orleans' Jazz Fest As It Turns 50

Eric Lucero holds his daughter Ava Lucero, 2, as he plays the trumpet onstage with Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots at the Fais Do Do stage during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Sunday, April 28, 2019, in New Orleans. (Alex Brandon/AP)
Eric Lucero holds his daughter Ava Lucero, 2, as he plays the trumpet onstage with Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots at the Fais Do Do stage during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Sunday, April 28, 2019, in New Orleans. (Alex Brandon/AP)

In this week’s DJ Session, WWNO host Gwen Thompkins (@MusicInsideOut) joins Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson to highlight her favorite artists from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival to commemorate the event’s 50th anniversary.

Music From The Segment

Lars Edegran, “Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone” (feat. Gerald French and Big Al Carson)

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Lost Bayou Ramblers, “La Valse Balfa/The Bathtub”

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The Zion Harmonizers and Olympia Brass Band, “Blessed Quietness”

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Galactic, “Dance at My Funeral” (feat. Boyfriend)

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This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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