New Orleans Brass Bands

Susan Larson continues her look at 300 great New Orleans books with author Jason Berry, as they look at contemporary books on New Orleans Music.

 

Shannon Powell
American Routes

Each week, American Routes Shortcuts offers a taste of the upcoming American Routes episode. This week, it’s Timekeepers: drummers and rhythm makers from New Orleans and beyond. Today, Shannon Powell is live in the studio. He showed us how it’s done on the drums and chatted about music in church, growing up in the Treme.