New Orleans Magazine - April 2005

In the Beginning

The Ponderosa Stomp calls forth musicians who are still rocking By BILLY THINNES A story about one event that spans two evenings should be a pretty straightforward affair – discussing the concept, the entertainment, the expectations and the opinions of…

Sweet 16

Our annual Jazz All-Star by GERALDINE WYCKOFF Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson “Music was my baby sitter,” says Wess Anderson, explaining that his father, who played drums, would take him to all his gigs. Anderson began on piano, taking private classical lessons,…

Crawfish Bisque

A Cajun dish that's disapearing By DALE CURRY If someone were to ask what the most difficult dish I ever cooked was, I would say without hesitation, �crawfish bisque.� Notably, I have prepared this dish only twice in my lifetime,…