Wednesday, Mar 24, 4 PM

History of New Orleans Rhythm & Blues Class

History of New Orleans Rhythm & Blues Class The New Orleans Jazz Museum At The Old U.S. MintGreater New OrleansNew OrleansEvent Date:Repeats every week every Wednesday 3 times. Wednesday, March 10, 2021Professor, musician, and tour guide Dr. Charles Chamberlain will host this engaging three-part class on the long and storiedhistory of Rhythm and Blues in New Orleans (R&B). From the R&B epicenter of Rampart Street and Matassa’s Studio to the hits of Little Richard, NewOrleans was one of the most successful cities in putting out R&B hits starting in the 1950s. By the 1970s though, the city and the studios had a major downturn in hits, but the legacies of Fats Domino, Dave Bartholomewand Lloyd Price still looms large on the New Orleans music scene. Dr. Chamberlain will analyze over 6 hours of class time the rise, fall and legacyof R&B in New Orleans.Can’t make the class? No Problem! A Zoom link willbe provided after the class and participants can watch the class for 30 days after each session.Wednesdays, March 10, 17 & 24 | 4 p.m. | Zoom$45 Friends of the Cabildo Members | $60 general admissionVisit FriendsoftheCabildo.org for tickets and more information.Image: Antoine 'Fats' Domino. Photograph by Jim Goldman. New Orleans Jazz Club Collection. 1978.118(B).07388