The Soul of New Orleans

Recorded in 2010

Association for Recorded Sound Collections

This meeting by the ARSC (Association for Recorded Sound Collections) was held in New Orleans in 2010 when all four of these giants were still alive.

The host of this panel was Ira “Dr. Ike” Padnos, founder of the Ponderosa Stomp an organization that researches and honors the musicians who created the foundation for rock and rock in the 1950s and the 1960s.

The distinguished guests all now passed were:

Dave Bartholomew
Harold Battiste
Bob French
Wardell Quezergue

Their impact on popular American music is incalculable.