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  • Some authentic Cuban cuisine

    Posted on October 7th, 2010

    After Thursday’s concert at the Teatro Mella, Maraca invited us into his home for some authentic Cuban cuisine. Maraca’s wife, Celine, moved to Havana from France. She is a most gracious host and laid out a spread that included a sea food casserole, Havana yard bird, black beans plantains and arroz, of course.   Keep reading »

  • Wednesday in Havana was busy and rewarding

    Posted on October 6th, 2010

    Wednesday in Havana was busy and rewarding. It started with an interview with the “60 Minutes” crew for a segment they’re developing on Jazz at Lincoln Center.   Keep reading »

  • The Spirit of New Orleans

    Posted on February 7th, 2010

    Down on the Bayou where the mighty Mississippi kisses Lake Pontchartrain and spills into the Gulf of Mexico. There sits that jewel of the Southland. What the French lost to the British who gave it to the Spanish who lost it back to the French who sold it to America for….. Well, some folks say Jefferson conned Napoleon in a card game and won it for some jambalaya and a chicory coffee.   Keep reading »

  • New Orleans Saints

    Posted on January 25th, 2010

    After 43 years of pain, the New Orleans Saints have finally reached the promise land.  For all of us who have grown up with the Saints, the impossible has become a reality. Lord have mercy!   Keep reading »