Topsy Chapman http://wwno.org en Take Five: For Filmmaker, 'Tradition Is A Temple' http://wwno.org/post/take-five-filmmaker-tradition-temple <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">People come from all over the world to experience traditional New Orleans music. But not everyone has that privilege. For those who can&#39;t make the trip, <a href="http://nolavie.com/2013/10/documentary-lets-you-jam-with-new-orleans-greats-54266.html" target="_blank">a new documentary </a>may be the next best thing. &nbsp;</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When Darren Hoffman heard the song &quot;Discipline Strikes Again&quot; by Jason </span>Marsalis<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, something clicked in his mind.</span></p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 10:02:00 +0000 Brian Friedman 45766 at http://wwno.org Solid Harmony Reigns When Topsy Chapman and Her Daughters Sing http://wwno.org/post/solid-harmony-reigns-when-topsy-chapman-and-her-daughters-sing <p>Topsy Chapman is one of New Orleans' finest singers, adept at gospel, blues, rhythm and blues and jazz.&nbsp; Her trio <em>Solid Harmony</em> — with daughters Yolanda Windsay and Jolynda Phillips — is one of the best, most soulful vocal harmony groups working today. It all started for Topsy Chapman on a farm in Kentwood, Louisiana — a farm where gospel music was raised right along with the cotton. WWNO's Fred Kasten picks up the story... Sun, 28 Oct 2012 22:58:11 +0000 Fred Kasten 22389 at http://wwno.org