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The only thing more fun than talking to Shannon Powell is listening to him play. Powell is one of the most charismatic drummers to ever grace a stage. His secret? "I'm happy," Powell tells Music Inside Out. "I was a happy child. I'm a happy spirit."
Drummer Shannon Powell pounds out the rhythm of New Orleans; President Andrew Jackson visits the city in the 19th century; and a new executive director is appointed to the Louisiana branch of the National Audubon Society.