I love taking pictures in New Orleans at any time of day, and I especially like the pictures in Jackson Square, with St. Louis Cathedral. I happened to get a near perfect shot on this breezy sunny day after the Sugar Bowl, with the carriages and decorations for the Christmas Season!
http://abatonrougeacousticchristmas.bandcamp.com/ Click on over to the site noted above, to preview and purchase a Christmas album that has become a recent favorite for many.
The album is uniquely arranged and performed by graduates of the LSU School of Music, instrumentalists from local bands, and some of Baton Rouge’s most talented and unique singer-songwriters. Artists from the Baton Rouge area include: Jacob, Zachary, Luke Ash, Peter Simon, Ben Herrington, Ryan Harris, Joel Willson, Amy Willson, David Melancon, Robert Kling, Melissa Wilson, Jonathan Alcon.
One of the new songs, entitled “Shiny Things” as performed locally, can be found on the YouTube link: http://youtu.be/y65Gcp7kkO8
Produced by Ben Harrington, this album was recorded as a gift to the artists friends and families during November and December of 2011. In 2012 the album was made available via online distribution sites noted below. Make it part of your repertoire this holiday season!