Josh Jackson http://wwno.org en 'Treme' Ep. 31: To Call It Quits http://wwno.org/post/treme-ep-31-call-it-quits At the end of <em>Treme</em>'s season three, with only an abbreviated season four to come, we find many characters walking away from opportunities. Spoiler alert for what follows.<p>Lt. Colson leaves his job with an emphatic physical statement. The Lambreaux family walks away from the national jazz center project in Congo Square. Janette tries to leave her own restaurant. Antoine seems to be accepting that his calling is more in teaching than performing. Davis calls it quits on his music career. Annie is on the verge of quitting on Davis. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 20:01:51 +0000 Josh Jackson & Patrick Jarenwattananon 24251 at http://wwno.org 'Treme,' Ep. 29: Heckuva View http://wwno.org/post/treme-ep-29-heckuva-view After the musical bonanza that was the Mardi Gras episode, things slow down for some plot development in episode eight of <em>Treme</em>'s third season. The writing team sticks to its other strengths: the minutiae of a broken police system, how to run a restaurant, bureaucracy in action and various romantic interludes.<p>But a few live music scenes do make it to screen. Here's Josh Jackson of WBGO for some analysis.<p><hr /><p><strong>Patrick Jarenwattananon: The bluesman Sonny Landreth shows up, and Annie gets to play a little obbligato violin. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 16:44:20 +0000 Josh Jackson & Patrick Jarenwattananon 23331 at http://wwno.org 'Treme,' Ep. 27: Fat Tuesday 2008 http://wwno.org/post/treme-ep-27-fat-tuesday-2008 The three seasons of <em>Treme</em> have all found their way to Mardi Gras; appropriately, the day is always depicted with all the spectacle, vice and musical mayhem you might expect. Josh Jackson of WBGO returns to break down the many musical scenes in this year's go-round.<p><hr /><p><strong>Patrick Jarenwattananon: So many flashes of live music this episode. Let's start at the beginning. Did you recognize the band where Lieut. Mon, 05 Nov 2012 23:24:37 +0000 Josh Jackson & Patrick Jarenwattananon 22831 at http://wwno.org 'Treme,' Ep. 26: That's What Buddy Bolden Said http://wwno.org/post/treme-ep-26-thats-what-buddy-bolden-said Certain episodes of <em>Treme</em> seem to wear their ideological hearts on their sleeves, and this was one. You open with Desiree's mother's house getting torn down in a city mix-up; you have Davis throwing around phrases like "preservation through neglect"; you see housing projects torn down amid protest with the implication of a corrupt deal; you get protagonists like the Bernette family being harassed by police; you witness clueless developers trying to build a national jazz center while waiting for the other shoe to drop. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 23:06:09 +0000 Josh Jackson & Patrick Jarenwattananon 22076 at http://wwno.org Review: 'Treme,' Ep. 22: 'Dem Songs Is Gonna Stand, Son' http://wwno.org/post/review-treme-ep-22-dem-songs-gonna-stand-son If you've been watching the HBO series <em>Treme</em> with us, welcome back.<p>If you're new here, welcome in the first place. WBGO's Josh Jackson, a New Orleans native, and I have been watching the music-saturated program set in post-Katrina New Orleans for two years now. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 21:39:23 +0000 Josh Jackson 20680 at http://wwno.org Gregoire Maret: Harmonica With Legs http://wwno.org/post/gregoire-maret-harmonica-legs When Baron Toots Thielemans, the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/ablogsupreme/2012/05/18/153000287/the-harmonica-playing-baron-of-belgium">Belgian harmonica legend</a>, guested on <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15446828/gregoire-maret" target="_blank">Gregoire Maret</a>'s self-titled debut, the sense was that Maret himself had been knighted. Tue, 12 Jun 2012 18:49:00 +0000 Josh Jackson 13507 at http://wwno.org