Alvin Baptiste, R.I.P.

May 6, 2007 by

While there are no news articles to link to as yet, the entire production krewe here at the fest is abuzz with it: Alvin Baptiste, legendary jazz composer passed from a heart attack in the early hours of the morning.

EDIT: Judy Wood will do a tribute to Alvin Batiste from 5 to 6 PM on Jazz from the Market this Wednesday, May 9. It will include excerpts from her interview with him on August 31, 2006. LIsten online at WWOZ.ORG or tune in on the radio at 90.7fm if you are in the New Orleans area.

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