Milo’s Music Parlor

Alexandra Scott – Milo’s Music Parlor – It’s New Orleans

Originally from Virginia, Alexandra Scott and her dog Jackson have dipped in and out of New Orleans since 2000. In 2008 Alexandra claimed the city as home for herself, Jackson, and what she calls her “dream-a-billy” music. In this edition of Milo’s Music Parlor Alexandra talks about her pioneering role in the 21st Century’s new wave…

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Aurora Nealand and Monocle – Milo’s Music Parlor – It’s New Orleans

You may know her as the head rose of Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses, one of New Orleans’ pre-eminent interpreters and performers of traditional New Orleans jazz music. As if that wasn’t enough, Aurora performs in at least three other bands, and a score of other musical projects, often including international musicians from as…

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Kelcy Mae – Milo’s Music Parlor – It’s New Orleans

Even in a town like New Orleans where life is often lived in public on the street and stoop, singer-songwriter Kelcy Mae’s heart is on her sleeve. And in her adopted city. At prestigious festivals across the country and in more intimate gigs at home, Kelcy’s lyrics reveal her background as a published poet (as…

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Todd Grebe and Cold Country – Milo’s Music Parlor – It’s New Orleans

If you’re looking for that high lonesome sound, you can look no higher than the hills of Alaska, the home of Todd Grebe and Cold Country.  After a healthy musical career with the national touring, Nashville-based, Alaskan act Bearfoot, band members Angela Oudean and Todd Grebe returned home to Alaska to make more music and…

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Alex McMurray – Milo’s Music Parlor – It’s New Orleans

For New Jersey native Alex McMurray, it was NOT love at first sight when he moved to New Orleans 28 years ago.  But like many of us,  he learned to love it, and found himself returning from New York after Katrina, even AFTER realizing “You have to be crazy to live in this Town”, an…

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Thomas and Teresa – Milo’s Music Parlor – It’s New Orleans

You don’t have to go to far out of New Orleans city limits to run into small-town Louisiana and the music that it incubates.  From Cajun, to Zydeco, and in today’s case, bluegrass and country, Louisiana towns have cradled a number of notable roots musicians, such as singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams to  Zydeco man Corey Ledet. …

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David Doucet and Al Tharpe – Milo’s Music Parlor – It’s New Orleans

Have you ever heard Cajun music in Yemen?  Have you ever worked with Allan Lomax?  Have you ever been in the first Cajun band to win a Grammy?  On this episode of Milo’s Music Parlor David Doucet and Al Tharp, current and former members of Beausoleil share tales of llife on the road, everywhere from…

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Mahala – Milo’s Music Parlor – It’s New Orleans

As you may have discerned in your own musical ramblings, or if you don’t live here auditory samplings, around New Orleans, there’s something musically here for everybody. If you need any proof of this, look and listen no further. Ladies, and gentlemen, Mahala. On this episode of Milo’s Music Parlor, Matt Schreiber shares his experience…

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Lachlan Bryan and The Wildes – Milo’s Music Parlor – It’s New Orleans

Lovers of Americana music can go no further South than Melbourne, Australia, the home base of the Americana band Lachlan Bryan and the Wildes.   Playing original compositions of front man Lachlan Bryan, in 2014 they’ve won Best Country Album, Best Group, and Best Alt Country Album of the year from three national bodies in…

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Helen Gillet – Milo’s Music Parlor – It’s New Orleans

With an international upbringing in far-flung places like Singapore, Belgium, Helen eventually landed in New Orleans where she finished a master’s degree in the cello at UNO. Though classically trained, she quickly found a musical route of her own where she weaves French chansons, avant-guard compositions, and loop pedal symphonies all together. Listen to her…

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