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VIDEO & AUDIO: John Medeski, Oteil Burbridge & Johnny Vidacovich @ d.b.a NOLA

Johnny Vidacovich, Oteil Burbridge & John Medeski

Johnny Vidacovich, Oteil Burbridge & John Medeski
5/1/17 New Orleans, LA @ d.b.a. – SET ONE:

Johnny Vidacovich, Oteil Burbridge & John Medeski
5/1/17 New Orleans, LA @ d.b.a. – SET TWO:

Johnny Vidacovich, Oteil Burbridge & John Medeski
May 1st, 2017
New Orleans, LA @ d.b.a.

VIDEO: Canon XA20 on tripod
AUDIO (by Picklemic): AT 4050st (stage) + SBD > busDR70r 24/48
Filmed & Edited by FunkItBlog

Set 1:
01. ??? >
02. Improv >
03. Improv >
04. Improv >
05. Improv > United [Wayne Shorter cover]
06. Olde Wyne [AFO Executives cover]

Set 2: (with Kofi Burbridge)
01. Improv > ??? coda
02. The Chicken [The J.B.’s cover]
03. Is It Nature’s Rock N’ Roll? (I Don’t Know)

Johnny Vidacovich – drums, vocals
Oteil Burbridge – bass
John Medeski – organ

Kofi Burbridge – flute

Johnny Vidacovich, Oteil Burbridge & John Medeski & Kofi Burbridge

Late Night At The Maple Leaf – Jazz Fest 2013

Johnny Vidacovich, Stanton Moore, Marc Benevento, & Mike Dillon

Johnny Vidacovich, Stanton Moore, Marco Benevento & Mike Dillon
May 4, 2013 (actually 3am to 6 am on the morning of May 5th, 2013)
New Orleans, LA @ The Maple Leaf Bar

Set One (Part 1 of 2):
Margie [Jim Reeves cover] (Stanton & Johnny only), Drums > Improv, Whole Lotta Fun > Dr. Watson:

Set One (Part 2 of 2):
Smacksie [James Booker cover] > Junco Partner [James Booker cover], Stuck In Hell, Fat Redneck Gangster [Garage A Trois cover], ?Improv?, Resentment Incubator [Garage A Trois cover]:

Set Two (Part 1 of 2):
Here Come The Girls [Ernie K-Doe cover], I Don’t Know > Accentuate The Positive > The Real Morning Party, DVS (Dillon, Vidacovich, Singleton theme song) > Get Small > $100:

Set Two (Part 2 of 2):
?Improv?, ??? (inc. I Ain’t Buyin’), Gonzo [James Booker cover], Fragile [Garage A Trois cover]:


For more Late Night At The Maple Leaf auditory experiences, check out Picklemic’s 2013 uploads:

Johnny Vidacovich, George Porter Jr. & Sonny Landreth 4/25/13
Garage A Vidacovich (Johnny Vidacovich, Charlie Hunter, Skerik & Mike Dillon) 4/26/13
Terence Higgins, Marco Benevento, Roosevelt Collier, & DJ Logic in Electro Rage 4/26/13
The Absolute Monster Dumpstaphunklemen aka Maple Leaf Allstars (Jon Cleary, Ivan Neville, Big D Perkins, Tony Hall, Raymond Weber & Jeff Watkins) 4/28/13
Johnny Vidacovich, Jeff Coffin, Felix Pastorius & Futureman 4/28/13
The Booker Thing! (Johnny Vidacovich, Marco Benevento & Reggie Scanlan) 4/30/13
Johnny Vidacovich, George Porter Jr., Ivan Neville & June Yamigishi 5/1/13
Johnny Vidacovich, George Porter Jr., Marco Benevento & Skerik 5/2/13

More Late Night at the Maple Leaf – New Orleans Jazz Fest 2011

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Second night in New Orleans, back to the Maple Leaf again:
George Porter Jr, Johnny Vidacovich, Marco Benevento & Skerik.

Unfortunately there was no one recording audio this night, so these videos are the only recordings that exist. It was also unfortunate that I didn’t record the sublime gospel piece that Marco & George came up with. After they finished playing it George remarked that he hadn’t brought his recorder so it was all just going “into the air.” George even asked me after the set if I had gotten it, but alas.


I Don’t Know:


Encore: They All Ask’d For You (a classic Meters tune):


Third night in New Orleans, I couldn’t get into George Porter’s 2am Superjam with Brian Stoltz, Marco Benevento & Adam Deitch at the House of Blues because it sold out, so I ended up, you guessed it, back at the Maple Leaf.

Jacob Fred Fred Jazz Odyssey “Gets Horny” at 3am with Steven Bernstein on slide trumpet, Jeff Coffin on sax, Mark Southerland on all kinds of weird instruments, and Matthew Leland on trombone. It was a near mystical experience, maybe due to the lack of sleep, or maybe it was the haunting sounds coming from the stage, or both.

Excerpt from the Race Riot Suite:

Improvisation No. 1: Tatontious Was Not A Cat

Improvisation No. 2: Kitty Boy Floyd Is A Cat

We left at 5:15 a.m. as JFJO were beginning their second set. I only had three hours of sleep the night before (after being at Tipitina’s till 6 a.m. for Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe’s Cinco De Mayo throwdown) and I had hit the wall. I didn’t feel too bad though, as Steven Bernstein was calling it a night, I mean morning, also…

BTW, what the hell is this instrument Mark Southerland is playing? You should have heard it when he started swinging the tube around in the air. Whoa nellie!