Josh Jackson en 'Treme' Ep. 31: To 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. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 19:14:00 +0000 Josh Jackson & Patrick Jarenwattananon 15142 at 'Treme' Ep. 31: To Call It Quits '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 22:26:00 +0000 Josh Jackson & Patrick Jarenwattananon 13929 at 'Treme,' Ep. 27: Fat Tuesday 2008 'Treme,' Ep. 27: The Fat Man Born in 1928, Fats Domino enjoyed the first of his many hits — almost all of which were created in New Orleans — when "The Fat Man" rose up the R&amp;B charts all the way to No. 2. That was in 1950. Which explains all the records on the wall at his house, and the regal status he is afforded.<p>That, and other musical explainers, are in our latest <em>Treme </em>music recap, with WBGO's Josh Jackson.<p><hr /><p><strong>Patrick Jarenwattananon: Davis, proclaimed "the luckiest white man in America," is finally getting some buy-in for his crazy R&amp;B opera idea. Mon, 29 Oct 2012 14:31:00 +0000 Josh Jackson & Patrick Jarenwattananon 13493 at 'Treme,' Ep. 27: The Fat Man 'Treme,' Ep. 26: That's 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 21:45:00 +0000 Josh Jackson & Patrick Jarenwattananon 13196 at 'Treme,' Ep. 26: That's What Buddy Bolden Said Philip Dizack: What You Learn When You're Older A lot can happen in six years. For Milwaukee-bred trumpeter Philip Dizack, it marked the passage of an era worth documenting in his own artistic chronology.<p>"<em>End of an Era</em> represents a moment when what you had is gone," he says about his new album during this session from <em><a href="">WBGO's The Checkout</a></em>. "For me, it's specific things like family relationships that ended. Both of my grandparents passed away. All those things were very personal, but I saw that everyone goes through something. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 20:41:00 +0000 Josh Jackson 12847 at Philip Dizack: What You Learn When You're Older