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GRAMMY-AWARD WINNING JAZZ MUSICIAN, IRVIN MAYFIELD SENDS A LOVE LETTER TO NEW ORLEANS!
Deluxe multi-media coffee-table book and CD package chronicles Irvin Mayfield’s artistic quest and development into one of America’s most promising young jazz musicians.
The eighty-eight stories and traditions in New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost are the piano keys in a love song to the city. Alongside Christopher Porché West's alluring black-and-white photographs, New Orleans' culture bearers pay tribute to the city they call home.
"McCaffety, like a good bartender, knows how to listen, knows how to look, and knows how to tell a great story. In perfectly chosen words and images Obituary Cocktail] captures something timeless and essential about New Orleans."
-Susan Larson, New Orleans Times-Picayune
The lush, seductive, Old World elegance of New Orleans is gloriously revealed in this photographic tribute to the "Venice of North America." Richard Sexton's photographs capture balcony-lined streets, French-style parks, Caribbean-inspired gardens, and ornate public buildings, and take us inside some of the city's most intriguing private homes.
From the New Orleans Arena to the Cotton Mill, this pictorial compilation of contemporary architecture highlights eighty of the best projects completed during the past fifteen years. Entries provide the name of the architect or firm and the year that the establishment was created.
A stunning presentation of nineteenth-century color gouache and watercolor archival drawings and paintings of New Orleans neighborhoods from the New Orleans Notarial Archives, this volume pays tribute to the tremendous architectural richness of the Crescent City in its presentation of what old, renovated, restored, and new buildings not only might look like, but how they should look.
This book brings together all the surviving photographs--126 of the original 150--from the remarkable series entitled "La Nouvelle Orleans et ses environs, taken of New Orleans in 1867 by the city's most important photographer, Theodore Lilienthal.
At nearly 1.4 million acres, the Atchafalaya Basin in south central Louisiana comprises America's largest swamp wilderness. Award-winning nature photographer C. C. Lockwood is the foremost chronicler of this natural treasure.
Birthplace of jazz, home to the beignet, city of a thousand legends, New Orleans grew out of a unique blend of cultures. Its architecture and cuisine, born of Spanish, French, Caribbean, African and other influences, created a city unlike any other in America.
Words cannot adequately convey the human dimension of the devastation wreaked on New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina.$125.00ISBN: 9783865212771Availability: Not in stock. Usually arrives in 2-5 DaysPublished: Steidl - November 2006
In late September 2005, Robert Polidori traveled to New Orleans to record the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina and by the city's broken levees. He found the streets deserted, and, without electricity, eerily dark. The next day he began to photograph, house by house: "All the places I went in, the doors were just open.$45.00ISBN: 9780807145449Availability: Not in stock. Usually arrives in 2-5 DaysPublished: Louisiana State University Press - February 2013
New Roads and Old Rivers captures the natural and cultural vitality of Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, as seen in the stunning photographs of Richard Sexton, with text by Randy Harelson and Brian Costello. Pointe Coupee is one of the oldest settlements in the Mississippi Valley, dating to the 1720s.$39.95ISBN: 9781589803374Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Pelican Publishing Company - October 2006
Based upon a WYES-TV documentary, Canal Street: New Orleans' Great Wide Way tells the history and social life of New Orleans' main thoroughfare, from its inception in 1807 to its current revival and rebuilding post-Hurricane Katrina.$39.95ISBN: 9781565543478Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Pelican Publishing Company - July 31st, 1999
Nearly 400 photographs of New Orleans dating from 1847 to the modern day, presented as a side-by-side comparison of the city's architecture and how it has evolved over the last 150+ years.$16.95ISBN: 9781565124479Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Algonquin Books - January 20th, 2006The exquisite antebellum mansions of the Garden District. Giant oaks stretching across boulevards and back in time to before the Civil War. The decadence of Bourbon Street. The vibrant sounds of jazz, blues, and Cajun music coming from every doorway or right from the street. Lacy iron balconies that wrap around the historic buildings of the French Quarter.