Argen Need some happy music in your life? Put on your New Orleans Blues dancing shoes and give Maria Muldaur's latest release with the band Tuba Skinny entitled Let's Get Happy Together a listen as this is one album that will have you dancing along to the tracks with a smile on your face. Released on the Stony Plain Records label, the album hit the street on May 7, Throughout the years I have had the good fortune to listen to, and review, many of Maria Muldaur's albums including Maria Muldaur - Naughty, Bawdy, and Blue where she captured the sound of the 's, 's, and 's, Maria Muldaur and Her Garden of Joy celebrating the music of American roots and jug bands, and First Came Memphis Minnie which introduced new audiences to the incredible Memphis Minnie Lawlers -and she is always a delight, someone that always delivers the music magic. The track release is sheer gorgeous old-timey New Orleans Blues featuring Maria's fabulous vocals and the musicianship of Tuba Skinny.
The album also featured a remarkable align of musicians, from roots-rock players akin to Ry Cooder, Clarence White, Dr. She spoke with JazzTimes about that autograph album, as well as about her advancement as a singer and recording actor and how jazz and American roots music have shaped her and provided her an opportunity to learn constantly from our rich musical past. Anywhere did you grow up exactly? Maria Muldaur: On 12th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues. Right by the Village Vanguard. I used to accept by it when I went en route for P.
Assume her surprise when the shop holder told her that the band was Tuba Skinny, an act made ahead of young players from New Orleans who had put out a a small amount of CDs, but mostly performed on the streets of the Big Easy. Allay not convinced about their age, Muldaur insisted the shop owner show her pictures of the group. Until after all, washboard player Robin Rupuzzi recognized her. She and the band were introduced and ended up playing a never-to -be-repeated collaborative gig in January Folk Agreement Conference in New Orleans. I animate in California most of the age, and when [the Folk Alliance] act came up, I couldn't afford en route for bring in my regular band. Although the light bulb went off after that I thought Tuba Skinny could accomplish it! We only had one abrupt rehearsal, but if felt so affluent immediately. Maria Muldaur today. I assume myself to know a lot a propos this music, but even I had never heard of Valaida Snow!