A beautiful sunny day that turned hot with the sounds of electric guitars, spiritual voices, and dancing with strangers, the first day of the annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival was a major success. Crowds were large and the artists playing on the various stages came with their rock & roll boots on.
Welcome to another installment of A Memory of Music. Each month, we bring you the images of talented photographers across the land as selected by HT photo editor Jeremy Gordon. So join us for a trip down memory lane and remember to click on the photos for full resolution images…
[Jon Gutwillig, photo by Tim Hara]
While many in the Northeast were hit by record snow falls, some headed out of town and on to Jam Cruise or Mayan Holidaze. With sets on the beach by the Disco Biscuits, Umphrey’s McGee, STS9 and more, fans at Holidaze left the cold weather behind and enjoyed themselves in the sun – when they weren’t watching the Big Game on TV.
[Roger Daltrey, photo by Allison Murphy]
For those that stayed in town, many took their talents – and wallets – to Roger Daltrey’s Rock ‘n Roll Fantasy Camp. After rehearsals and masterclasses with Simon Kirke of Bad Company and producer Phil Ramone, the final show at BB Kings in Times Square included a variety of campers and artists playing on such classics as Born To Run and Stand By Me.
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