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Geoffrey Douville

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Jazz Fest Darwinism- A Conversation With Geoffrey Douville (Chairs, Baby Boomers & Napalming)

It's A Good Life, Babe New Orleans Podcast

This is a classic from 2012 recorded between Jazz Fest weekends. We have hot takes for Baby Boomers, and love for great jazz artists. Love for Terence Blanchard, and more. And it’s fun. Thanks for tuning in.

24 Apr 2020

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2012 Outside Lands Festival Show With Geoffrey Douville. So Relevant Still Today. Gen X Rules.

It's A Good Life, Babe New Orleans Podcast

This is one of Joel Jackson’s most very favorite show from 2012. Because Geoff Douville was so dope. And this show seems so relevant to our times.Oblivious lessness monstersSan FranciscoEmpathyParkinson’s and not joking about itThe Adderall Gen vs Gen XCustomer service  from top down Don’t contempt your customerYou vs us=No debit card attitudeThe price is right=Epicenter of green meets SpicoliMike JudgeOcean beach surfing americaDirty HarryBody SnatchersMayansGolf cart protocolsWomen are better than manSpecial People SubversivenessSociety Selfishness

20 Apr 2020

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Geoffrey Douville Invents The Douvillympics - All The Games Fit For Covid Time (Sept 2016 Rerun)

It's A Good Life, Babe New Orleans Podcast

The guys are back with a producer, a theme song, sponsors and plugs.  We open up discussing going to the Saints home opener at the Dome, and speculate on what dirt new kicker Wil Lutz must have on coach Sean Payton.  We spend the rest of the pod introducing the Douvillympics, to take place in New Olreans' City Park every two years.  Special Thanks to Egg Yolk Jubilee, Griper Nugent, Terranova, Bob Roth's Lounge, and Grupo Fantasma. Permalink

12 Apr 2020

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Geoffrey Douville interview pt. 4

Interviews with notable New Orleans musicians - Jonathan Freilich Presents

This was labeled as 3 for years and was sitting under the wrong episode description. Things are corrected as of 2/15/2020

50mins

16 Feb 2020

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Geoffrey Douville interview part 3

Interviews with notable New Orleans musicians - Jonathan Freilich Presents

More on the new film festival; sound in film compared to plain music; post production blues; big budget films; problems learning film in school; being a tactician in the film business; paths to directing; whether there is or can be a New Orleans film style; the New York film style; Belizaire the Cajun; frustrations with the magical realist take on a New Orleans film; impact of film on Jeff's music; culture of not listening to rules in New Orleans; why Jeff loves Spike Lee; expressive film camera shots; American Splendor; creative approach in music and reaching greater maturity in that; Lou Thevenot's style; proselytization of ideas in music; breaking the rules- the 180 rule; how conventions come about in film; French New Wave films; time for people to let go of film; digital vs. analog in music and film; if video had pre-dated film...

50mins

23 Nov 2014

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Geoffrey Douville Interview pt. 2

Interviews with notable New Orleans musicians - Jonathan Freilich Presents

More on Danny Barker and his part in the resuscitation of brass band music; the "copy cat" phenomenon and striving for individualism; how he thought his way into his approach to guitar in egg yolk; performer/ audience relationship; proselytizing in music; the 10 foot semi circle of doom; difficulties of getting attention in the cell phone era; Dave Renson and Benny's Bar; losses in new Orleans R'n'B; playing with K-Doe, Howard Tate, Al "Carnival Time" Johnson; film background; how film school students are like basketball players; desire to be at the core of film projects; Paul Grass's film, Heavy Brass; the new film festival in town.

30mins

28 Oct 2014

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Geoffrey Douville Interview Pt.1

Interviews with notable New Orleans musicians - Jonathan Freilich Presents

Part 1- Egg Yolk Jubilee; Lump, Mike Joseph, A.P. Gonzalez;  collaboration with Paul Grass and the punk rock approach to Dixieland, the heavy brass genre; familial lineage to new orleans jazz greats; Frank Federico; Al Beletto connection; Glenn Barbaro- his midi Calliope and other wild side projects; steve callandra; mike hogan; cycling through drummers and periods of turmoil; Lou Thevenot; the world Egg Yolk showed up in;  the increase in pop mentality in younger musicians;  irreverential approach to music and reactions- subversive attitudes in early jazz; Danny Barker's storytelling

36mins

26 Oct 2014