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Galactic at Jazz Fest 2011

TheWire | May 16, 2011

Galactic at Jazz Fest 2011

There’s a myth that you have to grow up in New Orleans to truly absorb the city’s distinctive music. But that myth has been shattered countless times, from British pianist Jon Cleary to California sousaphonist Matt Perrine. Like so many others, those two moved to New Orleans and after a long apprenticeship—after countless crummy bar gigs and humiliating comparisons to the local virtuosos—became true New Orleans masters themselves….