Dr. John brings back some of the old voodoo with the help of The Black Keys singer – Columbia Daily Tribune


Dr. John brings back some of the old voodoo to Brooklyn
Columbia Daily Tribune
By JOHN DEFORE The Washington Post
For more than four decades, Dr. John has served as ambassador of New Orleans music, introducing outsiders to Basin Street blues, second-line rhythms and Mardi Gras anthems. His two-dozen-plus albums often resemble a musical museum, taking music born in dangerous places — from drunken bacchanals to the Storyville brothels where Jelly Roll Morton misspent his youth — and making it safe for polite society.

Dr. John’s upcoming stage plans are anything but low-key. He’s taking over the Brooklyn Academy of Music this spring with “Insides Out,” a nine-night, guest-laden gig broken into three themed shows: one featuring the “Locked Down” band, one heavy on New Orleans R&B stars and one dedicated to Louis Armstrong.
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