Dancing to New Orleans

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  • 2003
  • 1 Season

Dancing to New Orleans is a documentary movie that was broadcast on TV in 2003. The film explores the influence that the city of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana has had on the development of various types of music. In addition to the impact that New Orleans had on the development on music genres such as jazz, rock and roll, pop, folk, and blues the history of the musical melting pot that is New Orleans is explored. The influence of Cajun, Creole, French, Caribbean, West African and Canadian folk in New Orleans is looked at it. This blending would create one of the most diverse musical fusions in the world leading up to events such as Mardi Gras, and a wide variety of unique genres.

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Dancing to New Orleans
1. Dancing to New Orleans
September 30, 2003
New Orleans has strong musical roots with many styles of music. This documentary looks into the communities and societies of New Orleans and how the state of Louisiana has influenced multiple sounds. Includes interviews and performances featuring Buckwheat Zydeco, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Neville Brothers and more.
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Dancing to New Orleans is a documentary movie that was broadcast on TV in 2003. The film explores the influence that the city of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana has had on the development of various types of music. In addition to the impact that New Orleans had on the development on music genres such as jazz, rock and roll, pop, folk, and blues the history of the musical melting pot that is New Orleans is explored.

The influence of Cajun, Creole, French, Caribbean, West African and Canadian folk in New Orleans is looked at it. This blending would create one of the most diverse musical fusions in the world leading up to events such as Mardi Gras, and a wide variety of unique genres.

  • Premiere Date
    September 30, 2003