Music that moves us.

JoJo Hermann — A Bayou Gratitude

jojo2_previewPop over to Jambase and check out the piece on JoJo:

In 2004, when Widespread Panic took an 18-month absence from touring, keyboardist John “JoJo” Hermann wasted little time getting together an assemblage of musicians to perform Professor Longhair material in a relaxed setting. “[It was just] something to keep my chops up,” says Hermann, “something I always dreamed of, but never had the time [for].” What started on Fat Tuesday of that year has now become an almost annual occurrence for Hermann and his Mardi Gras Band. While the term “tour” is used loosely – a week at the height of ski season in Colorado and some one-off gigs in Nashville – the Mardi Gras Band does have plans for a vinyl-only release and shows no signs of slowing even though Panic is back on a somewhat normal touring schedule. (more…)

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