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MP3 Swanson And The Wiseowl - Pieces Of The City

New Orleans "Big Easy" before Katrina

8 MP3 Songs
EASY LISTENING: Crooners/Vocals, BLUES: Jazzy Blues



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NATIVE NEW ORLEANIANS
H. SWANSON AND LEE (WISEOWL)WILLIAMS
MUSICIANS/SONGWRITERS

SWANSON’S VOCALS AND SONG WRITING SKILLS ON THIS CD IS EVIDENCE THAT HE TRULY KNOWS THE SPIRIT OF THE CITY THAT CARE FORGOT, THIS SEASONED VOCALIST HAVE BEEN SINGING THE BIG EASY JAZZ AND BLUES SINCE THE 60’S, WORKING WITH SOME OF NEW ORLEANS MOST NOTED BAND LEADERS, DAVE BARTHOLMEW’S BIG BAND, SAXOPHONIST JAMES RIVERS, BOB FRENCH JAZZ BAND TO NAME A FEW. AFTER A NIGHT OF SINGING THE SONG “DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS TO MISS NEW ORLEANS” FIVE TO SIX TIMES UPON REQUEST, HE DECIDED TO PEN THE SONG “CRESCENT CITY MORNING” WHICH SPARKED THE COLLABORATION BETWEEN HE AND THE WISEOWL,
NOT LONG AFTER THEY HAD A CATOLOG OF ORIGINAL SONGS ABOUT THE CITY THAT CARE FORGOT.
LEE WISEOWL WILLIAMS, GUITARIST/ COMPOSER, LEFT NEW ORLEANS IN THE LATE 60’S TO WORK SOME NEW YORK GIGS WITH CHARLES NEVILLE OF THE NOW FAMOUS NEVILLE BROTHERS, THEN TRAVELED TO LOS ANGELES TO JOIN HIS BROTHER BILL WILLIAMS TO DO SOME SESSION WORK AND GIGS WITH MARVIN GAYE, MARTHA REVEES AND MANY OF THE RECORDING AND STAGE ARTIST OF THE 70‘S AND 80‘S THAT WANTED THAT NEW ORLEANS FLAVOR THE BIILEO BRO WAS BRINGING, SOON RETURN TO NEW ORLEANS TO WORK AGAIN WITH THE KNOWN GREATS OF NEW ORLEANS MUSIC, FATS DOMINO, DAVE BARTHOLOMEW‘S BIG BAND, DR. JOHN, IRMA THOMAS AND MANY OF NEW ORLEANS NEW UP AND COMING RECORDING ARTIST. SWANSON AND THE WISEOWL
TWO GUYS FROM THE NOW FAMOUS LOWER NINTH WARD, LOST A LOT DUE TO THE RECENT TRAGEDY (HURRICANE KATRINA) AND ALTHOUGH THINGS SEEMS BLEAK, UNDUANTED THEY’RE STILL RE-BUILDING ONE SONG AT A TIME.
TAKE THIS MUSICAL TOUR OF THE BIG EASY BEFORE THE HURRICANE, SEE WHAT IT TRULY MEAN TO MISS NEW ORLEANS, FOR THE LITTLE CITY NESTLE IN THE CRESCENT OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER MAY NEVER EVERY BE THE SAME AGAIN.

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