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New Orleans Concert - The Music of America's Soul [Blu-ray]
New Orleans Concert - The Music of America's Soul
Blu-ray
Actor: Various Artists
Director: Michael Murphy
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
NR     2006     1hr 58min

Captured in state of the art High Definition and mastered in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound, The New Orleans Concert ignites a massive celebration of Big Easy music past and present ? redolent in jazz, rollicking piano r...  more »

     
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Actor: Various Artists
Director: Michael Murphy
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
Sub-Genres: Music Video & Concerts
Studio: Concert Hot Spot
Format: Blu-ray - Color,Widescreen
DVD Release Date: 10/03/2006
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 1hr 58min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

A Blues DVD the way it should be Seen
CR | USA | 02/09/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This is a very nice HD DVD. The video quality is superb. The songs are one's that any blues lover will like. The artists perform well. The audio quality is very good also. Overall a very good Concert HD DVD to show to friends to let them see what HD DVD can do. And its a Benefit DVD!"
Satisfaction warranted
S. Marquez- Fernandez | PR, USA | 02/19/2008
(4 out of 5 stars)

"A real New Orleans Soul Music FEST. DVD was made with great care so that every aspect of music, rhythm, orquestras and settings are carefully set in this DVD by any and all of artists included, I enjoy it very much and recommend it to any lover of Americas Music Soul."
Loved it
MAC | FL | 04/27/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I loved the music and the scenes of New Orleans were beautiful! The music selection on here is really great."
Not a single bad track
Dr. Chuang Wei Ping | Singapore | 01/13/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Katrina hit New Orleans folks do not believe in saving the best to the last. Sultry Irma Thomas quickly introduces the agenda. No time was wasted bringing on sexy and seductive (I mean the voice) bare-foot Joss Stone.

The money track for me was "Amazing Grace" by Aaron Neville, which was a fabulous emotive version. I would have preferred Aaron Neville sing HIS version a cappella, showcasing his inimitable vocals. More heart-rending than the recent Oprah endorsed Il Divo version of "Amazing Grace".

The back to back grand pianos played by Allen Toussaint and John Cleary on each end is reminiscent of the piano contest in the Movie "Legend of 1900". Awesome sight in 1080p Blu-ray.

Track after track of the blues by legendary performers. Each a treat. No slackers tolerated in the company of R&B doyens. Bonnie Raitt shows off some guitar work, which would have been more remarkable if she were not compared with the many great guitarists performing that evening. The surprise guest was KEITH RICHARDS singing a Fats Domino classic; his trade-mark guitar work took on a blusey hue. Unusual for Keith Richards.

There are four good bonus tracks, ending with a manic performance by the Mardi Gras Indians. Bonus meant bonus, not sub-standard extra footage.

The absence of DTS does not detract from the sound. Instead of 5.1, I used the 2.0 soundtrack which sounds LPCM to me, and has tight and well-defined bass; essential for a concert well represented by drums and double bass sounds.

All performers pulled their weight. Excellent, excellent, excellent variety concert BD."