Mystic Order of the Jazz Obsessed http://apr.org en Mobile Finds Its "Mojo" With A Little Jazz And Jambalaya http://apr.org/post/mobile-finds-its-mojo-little-jazz-and-jambalaya <p>When people think of jazz music, the streets of New Orleans and Mardi Gras may come to mind. Just to the east, the city of mobile claims to be the original home of Mardi Gras. And if you ask Carmen Brown, mobile’s jazz scene is strong, though somewhat overlooked…</p><p>“They know about Louis Armstrong; New Orleans Louis Armstrong, Al Hirt. Well Mobile, gave the world James Reese Europe and Donald Ashwander and Jabo Starks and Lil Greenwood and Cootie Williams,” says Brown. “So we have our folks who’ve made their mark.”</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:46:45 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 39922 at http://apr.org Mobile Finds Its "Mojo" With A Little Jazz And Jambalaya