"Nawlins" Piano Concert With Pianoman Michael Tobar [online concert]

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Join talented local musician Michael Tobar for a concert featuring piano music from New Orleans in the tradition of Dr. John and Professor Longhair, along with a composition of his own in that style. This concert includes Tobar's spoken "liner notes" for a little history and musicology behind the songs. 


The timestamps for the songs of this 45-minute concert are as follows with the names of the original composers in brackets:


1:12 -- "Honey Dipper" [Joe Liggins]

4:50 -- "Blue Monday" [Dave Bartholomew]

8:20 -- "I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You" [Louis Armstrong]

13:48 -- "Cabbage Head [Song]" [Doc Watson]

18:32 -- "Let Me Go Home, Whiskey" [Shifty Henry]

23:16 -- "How Come My Dog Don't Bark (When You Come Around)" [Dr. John]

27:40 -- "Crawdad Hole" [Doc Watson]

32:06 -- "St. John's Victory Dance" [Michael Tobar]

37:42 -- "The Nearness of You" [Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington]


Watch this concert on ACPL's YouTube channel Dec. 1-31 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4NulecOQbA