Patrick Pearson on Famous Musicians and the Neutral Ground’s Appeal

In this short clip taken from his recent interview with the Loyola Documentary and Oral History Studio, local musician Patrick Pearson speaks on his first run-in with Allen Toussaint, getting to play at Lawrence Cotton’s birthday party, and getting to play at Lawrence Cotton’s birthday party. Pearson is a talented bassist and a generous music teacher. He has been involved in the thriving New Orleans music scene for the last five years, but first came to the Neutral Ground a decade ago.

 

Patrick Pearson – Kevin Fox Highlight Reel from Loyola DOHS on Vimeo.

Full interview

Full transcript

  • Interview date: November 20, 2015
  • Interviewers: Kevin Fox and Allyson Aleksey
  • Interview length: 01:05:08; one hour, five minutes, eight seconds
  • Interview location: Neutral Ground Coffeehouse, New Orleans

Citation:

Patrick Pearson, interviewed by Allyson Aleksey and Kevin Fox, Neutral Ground Collection, Documentary and Oral History Studio, Loyola University New Orleans, Nov. 20, 2015.

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