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Music Memory from Emily Estrella

Emily Estrella is a singer who has spent the last several years singing traditional jazz and original tunes around the French Quarter and Marigny music clubs. You can even catch her busking on the streets of New Orleans on occasion. She “has an ‘old soul’ voice evoking the Dixie ghosts of a previous century. Charismatic […]

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Leonard Service

Music Memory from Leonard Service

In this episode of Confetti Park, we hear a childhood music memory from Leonard Service of Shreveport, Louisiana. Leonard plays mandolin and guitar regularly with different groups such as Slydell and the Slippery Slope, the New Levee Serenaders, Trashcan Jinga and more. He’s also a member of the Friends of Lead Belly. Leonard grew up […]

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AJ Loria and the Confetti Park Players

If Ever I Cease to Love by AJ Loria & the Confetti Park Players

It’s January 6… Twelfth Night! Officially Carnival Season! To celebrate, the Confetti Park Players have created this very special video to share with you. Here, they perform “If Ever I Cease to Love” with the great A.J. Loria, King Nino, a.k.a. the Louisiana Lounge Lizard. “If Ever I Cease to Love” is the royal anthem […]

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Storytime: The Lord’s Supper by Ms. Chocolate

In this episode of Confetti Park, we hear a wonderful and true childhood story from the Louisiana-born storyteller Ms. Chocolate. This is a story about when she attended her first Lord’s Supper at the Galilee Baptist Church in Alexandria, Louisiana. Ms. Chocolate was only four years old, but she was looking forward to the supper […]

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Frog

Music Medley: Frogs & Lizards & Flies

Confetti Park is a community radio program out of New Orleans. We feature local storytellers and songs that kids love, songs created for kids, or created by kids, right here in Louisiana. This medley of kids music shows the diversity of Louisiana musicians. Songs featured in this episode, in order: Strolling Along – Johnette Downing […]

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Kirkus Reviews names The Little Mouse Santi among the Best Books of 2015

The Little Mouse Santi named among Best Books of 2015 by Kirkus Reviews!

Louisiana-based children’s workshop Confetti Park is honored to announce that its first publication, The Little Mouse Santi, written by New Orleans author David Eugene Ray, has been named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of 2015. Kirkus Reviews has named The Little Mouse Santi, a children’s book about a mouse who wants to be a cat, […]

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Judy Caplan Ginsburgh has been performing children's music since 1981.

Interview: Judy Caplan Ginsburgh shares Jewish culture through music

In this edition of Confetti Park, Katy Ray sits down with Judy Caplan Ginsburgh of Alexandria, La. to talk about children’s music. Judy has been creating music for children since 1981! Among the topics they discuss: what kinds of songs do little kids love? How does Judy share her Jewish heritage through song? Judy specializes in music […]

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