While some folks around the country seek to destroy and tear down because they don’t get their way, I thought it would be good to see what others do here in New Orleans to celebrate life. And how to really send a soul off to glory.
New Orleans Jazz Funeral For Jaunita Brooks – Sending a Soul Off In Style
Juanita Brooks, a jazz and gospel singer was perhaps best known for her stint in the extremely popular stage production, “One Mo’ Time.” “I consider her one of the greatest singers to have ever come out of New Orleans,” says bandleader/pianist Lars Edegran
And if you think a jazz funeral is something that happens every once in a while it happens in New Orleans almost every day. It crosses class, race and culture.
What we need is more celebration and less tearing down. That’s the kind of life New Orleans has to offer.