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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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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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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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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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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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Julieann Banks, singer-songwriter from Shreveport, with her friend Patterson Barrett at Renzi Center

Music Memory from Julieann Banks

Julieann Banks is an Americana artists from Shreveport, Louisiana. A wonderful singer-songwriter with a big soulful voice, Julieann has been playing music most of her life, and has performed extensively in the Austin, Texas area as well as Louisiana. Julieann had a childhood rich with musical and cultural experiences. Her parents were supportive of the […]

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We're Going to Confetti Park

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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Anthony Dopsie of the Zydeco Twisters. Photo by Sally Asher

Music Memory from Anthony Dopsie

In this episode of Confetti Park, we hear from Anthony Dopsie, accordion player with Rockin’ Dopsie, Jr. & The Zydeco Twisters. Anthony explains his role in the band (“I put the choo choo to the boogaloo!“) and he shares a childhood memory about growing up in a musical family. The Dopsies are Louisiana royalty—Anthony’s father was Rockin’ Dopsie, […]

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Music Medley: Vampire Frostbite

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: Pretty Purple Possums – Angela […]

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