Hank Cherry is a Writer/ Filmmaker/Photographer based in Los Angeles.
From Here to Hair
Born Leo Morris—a relative of the Nevilles, a resident of the 13th Ward—Idris Muhammad was destined to make an impact. At nine years old, he was drumming with Dixieland bands. By his teens, he was pla...
Offbeat Album Review
New Orleans on My Mind
Blue Lu Barker: Kind of Blue OffBeat.com
Her voice was never as buxom as she was. Her husband’s fame outgrew her own. Still, Blue Lu Barker remains an important icon of New Orleans jazz and
Freddie Keppard: The King of In-Between OffBeat.com
Like many of the best and earliest New Orleans jazz musicians, Freddie Keppard’s name is inextricably linked with that of Buddy Bolden. He was the ne