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Katy Ray Engages Kids with Confetti Park Players

…..from Main Street News The Confetti Park Players were recently profiled in the Spring 2016 issue of “Main Street News,” the newsletter of the Old Algiers Mainstreet Corporation. Thank you, Valerie Robinson, for the profile! We are very proud to represent our community through music. You can view the newsletter here. Text of article is […]

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New Orleans-created Confetti Park CD wins a Parents’ Choice Approved Award

NEW ORLEANS-CREATED CONFETTI PARK CD WINS A 2016 PARENTS’ CHOICE APPROVED AWARD CD featuring world-class New Orleans musicians collaborating with kids on Louisiana-inspired songs is honored for its wholesome entertainment value. Contact: Katy Hobgood Ray, kathryn@bienvilleray.com New Orleans, LA – April 11, 2016 —We’re Going to Confetti Park!, the first musical release from New Orleans-based […]

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OffBeat Magazine says the Confetti Park Players CD makes for a better world

The February 2016 issue of OffBeat Magazine is out, and it features a review of the Confetti Park Player’s debut CD, We’re Going to Confetti Park!  This is our first review to date,  and it’s hard to imagine a more wonderful one. Confetti Park Players director Katy Hobgood Ray was grinning from ear to ear when she read […]

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New Orleans musicians collaborate on kids album

PRESS RELEASE: New Orleans musicians collaborate on kids album We’re Going to Confetti Park! Album features Katy Hobgood Ray, Mr. Okra, a chorus of New Orleans children, and world-class musicians such as Johnny Vidacovich, Jon Erik-Kellso, Evan Christopher, Matt Perrine, Patti Adams, Roger Lewis, David Rosser, Brian Coogan, Tim Robertson, Sarah Quintana, and others. Contact: confettipark@gmail.com or […]

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Watch out for the pirates!

The Pirates Are Coming….

There be pirates in New Orleans! There be pirates in Confetti Park! On November 1, 2015, the Confetti Park Players release their album of original songs inspired by life in Louisiana. “We’re Going to Confetti Park” has twenty-one magical tracks, including the hit song “Watch Out for the Pirates” by Greg Schatz, featuring a full […]

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Buttermilk Drop

In honor of National Donut Day we are sharing this track from the Confetti Park Players‘ upcoming CD! “Buttermilk Drop” – the BEST DONUT IN THE WORLD! ‪#‎nola‬ ‪#‎love‬ ‪#‎NationalDonutDay‬. This track features Rick G. Nelson, bass; Katy Ray, vocals; Greg Schatz, accordion; Daniele Spadavecchia, guitar; James G. Thornton, trumpet. (Snaps by Katy, Ted Lindsay and […]

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Sneak peek of fun new New Orleans kids music!

On Feb. 12, I was a guest on WHIV 102.3 FM New Orleans, the newly launched community radio station for our fair city. Andrew Ward, the dynamic station manager, interviewed me about Confetti Park projects, including the children’s choir and our upcoming CD, “We’re Going to Confetti Park.” Listen We’ve been working with Matt Aguiluz […]

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