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Enter the Basin Street Records "Kermit Ruffins - Livin' a Treme Life" Giveaway Contest

SOURCE: Published: 2009-08-31
Kermit Ruffins All About Jazz members are invited to enter the Basin Street Records “Kermit Ruffins - Livin' a Treme Life“ giveaway contest starting today. We'll select FIVE winners at the conclusion of the contest on September 29th.

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About Kermit Ruffins

In a city where extraordinary musicianship is a routine assumption, the career of Kermit Ruffins now rises to an even more rarefied standard.

Yes, the man can blow a horn. Yes, he can front as tight a quartet as New Orleans can offer. Yes, Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers will, in the course any given set, mock and obliterate the boundaries that separate straight jazz from funk, standards from hip hop. Yes, the music always comes correct.

But gig by gig - and with every personal interaction in every ward of Louisiana's stricken city - Ruffins has gradually transformed himself into something more important than a musical phenomenon. He is now - effortlessly, it seems; he will never be caught trying to be something he is not - an entertainer.

Continue reading more about Kermit Ruffins here, and be sure to watch HBO's upcoming series Treme, starring Kermit Ruffins.


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