DJ Sessions: Celebrating New Orleans' Jazz Fest As It Turns 5009:54
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Eric Lucero holds his daughter Ava Lucero, 2, as he plays the trumpet onstage with Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots at the Fais Do Do stage during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Sunday, April 28, 2019, in New Orleans. (Alex Brandon/AP)
Eric Lucero holds his daughter Ava Lucero, 2, as he plays the trumpet onstage with Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots at the Fais Do Do stage during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Sunday, April 28, 2019, in New Orleans. (Alex Brandon/AP)

In this week's DJ Session, WWNO host Gwen Thompkins (@MusicInsideOut) joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to highlight her favorite artists from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival to commemorate the event's 50th anniversary.

Music From The Segment

Lars Edegran, "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone" (feat. Gerald French and Big Al Carson)

Lost Bayou Ramblers, "La Valse Balfa/The Bathtub"

The Zion Harmonizers and Olympia Brass Band, "Blessed Quietness"

Galactic, "Dance at My Funeral" (feat. Boyfriend)

This segment aired on May 1, 2019.

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