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New Orleans Music and the New Americana Movement – Video

New Orleans music seems to reflect a confluence of cultures. Out of that jazz and blues was born which spawned rock and roll, rap, bounce and a myriad of other musical styles.

People don’t talk much of folk and country music here, but heck I know there’s a pretty thriving community of what’s called Americana music, bands and performers. As a musician, singer/songwriter I consider myself part of this group.

New Orleans and the New Americana Music – Video

Americana is really a confluence of styles as well, mixing folk and country as well as jazz and blues elements.

In this video Tim Gendron, a student at UNO film gives us a little overview of what’s happening in New Orleans with this style of music. Lots of bands, performances and venues where these musician can “show their wares.”

Check it out.

Posted in New Orleans Art, New Orleans Culture, New Orleans Life, New Orleans Music, New Orleans Videos.



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