The Louis Cottrell Trio


New Orleans: The Living Legends - Bourbon Street

  • Release Date: 13 May 1994
  • OJCCD-1836-2

A student of the legendary Lorenzo Tio, Jr. and Barney Bigard, and the son of one of New Orleans's most influential drummers, Louis Cottrell, Jr. (1911-1978) was a master of the Albert system clarinet favored by Creole musicians. He was a powerful presence on his hometown's music scene, president of the musicians' union and a widely-heard sideman, when he organized this trio for Riverside's "Living Legends" series; and the intimate magic he created, with a major assist from the guit… MORE