Video Release Party for “The Big Easy”
Time & Location
About the Event
Join us Saturday, October 2 for post-Ida celebration and video release party for
Ben E.Hunter’s new music video “The Big Easy!”
“The Big Easy” is the first single from Hunter’s acclaimed new album, “Soul Avenger” (2021).
“The Big Easy” video, directed by E. Aminata Brown with Dick Darby as editor and director of photography, is a poetic ode to New Orleans, Hunter’s beloved birthplace. “The Big Easy” depicts the singer/ songwriter easy skankin’ Nola-style Beenie Weenie to the beat of Jamaica’s own Bass Over Babylon, as he visits some of his old New Orleans stomping grounds.
“St. Ann and Robertson where I’m from/
moved to Miro St. A.P. Tureaud and New Orleans /
half the youth that played with me now play in the penitentiary…”
Here’s a sneak peak of the video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ihpSvZsBDRD6GqdXq0nfEC1fySyR5qHw/view?usp=drivesdk.
What: Big Easy Soul Shakedown
A Video Release Party for “The Big Easy”
featuring Ben E. Hunter Music Dance
Contest: Show us your Ben E. Hunter
Beenie Weenie! Merch/Prizes!
Where: Join us via Zoom:
When: When: Saturday Oct.2,
6pm CDT/7pm EDT
Produced by Brian and Wayne Jobson with Neil Case (Bass over Babylon) who also masterfully engineered the album, “Soul Avenger” is a visionary, rhythm-driven and poetic celebration of two idioms, New Orleans regional roots and Jamaican roots music.