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A conversation with Louisiana zydeco musician Sean Ardoin on his third Grammy nomination

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Sean Ardoin & Kreole Rock and Soul, nominated for "Live in New Orleans" album for the 2022 Grammy Awards

The Bayou State’s own Sean Ardoin & Kreole Rock and Soul have garnered a third Grammy nomination and are hoping this time will be the charm. The Lake Charles zydeco accordionist Sean Ardoin joins us to discuss his musical journey

Mardi Gras 2022 may be in the rearview mirror, but the exhibit “Making Mardi Gras,” a behind-the-scenes look at the Greatest Free Show on Earth, continues its run at the Historic New Orleans Collection. We revisit our conversation with curator Lydia Blackmore.

Today’s episode of Louisiana Considered was hosted by Diane Mack. Our managing producer is Alana Schreiber and our digital editor is Katelyn Umholtz. Our engineers are Garrett Pittman, Aubrey Procell, and Thomas Walsh. 

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"This is NPR's Morning Edition, at 89.9 WWNO. Good Morning, I'm Diane Mack."
Alana Schreiber is the managing producer for the live daily news program, Louisiana Considered. She comes to WWNO from KUNC in Northern Colorado, where she worked as a radio producer for the daily news magazine, Colorado Edition. She has previously interned for Minnesota Public Radio in St. Paul and The Documentary Group in New York City.