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Photos: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Big Freedia, Creole Wild West, Danny Barnes, Dr. John, Dave Bartholomew, Pine Leaf Boys, Tom Jones, Washboard Chaz and Zion Harmonizers perform live at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival from April 27–May 6, 2011.
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival | April 27–May 6, 2011
By JON GARELICK  |  May 13, 2011

Interview: The Wippets

One chance encounter during a trip to New Orleans back in 2003 illuminated the bulb for the Wippets' Matt Martin and Tony Depoto, two East Bay musicians seeking inspiration during the annual Jazzfest.
The Wippets got a fever, and the only prescription is: More washboard!
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 20, 2010