Episode 171

September 23, 2021

01:11:21

TMP171 MICHAEL PAZ SETS THE STAGE

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Manny Chevrolet René Coman
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Show Notes

The veteran engineer, producer and tour manager with Preservation Hall, Zachary Richard, Essence Fest, and the Ogden Museum has produced a new record with the recently departed singer/songwriter from Big Sun, Joe Tullos. The “Vessels” project was a labor of love by Michael and a close-knit stable of players and the final artistic statement of a dying friend. On the heels of Yom Kippur, the Troubled Men turn from the sacred to the profane.

Topics include memory loss, pocket notes, a stump grinder, FEMA, RIP Norm Macdonald, the Jeopardy saga, the start of school, RIP George Wein, the founding of Jazz Fest, programming, Thursdays, a Detroit childhood, a move south, St Paul’s, the audio game, trad jazz, Lafayette, RIP Warren Storm, Linda Ronstadt’s uncle, Sound Check Music, “LA Juke Box,” hanging with the Rolling Stones, Pyramid Audio, loose change, trash pickup, the River Road Collective, Meg Griffin, Kevin Aucoin, Mark Byrdawg Dillon, Randy Ellis, Brendan Gallagher, a burial at sea, road management, Walter Payton, and much more.

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Intro music: Styler/Coman

Break and outro music: “And Anna So Blew” and “Leave This Town” from “Vessels” by Joe Tullos

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