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'Treme' - 'Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky': Making the band

'Treme' - 'Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky': Making the band

A review of tonight's "Treme" coming up just as soon as I listen to my fish... "What's the downside?" -The bartender
"Musicians." -LaDonna
So many characters this week are looking for music to save their souls, or fill their wallets, or in some other way improve their lot in life, that were this a different kind of show - heck, even if it were "The Wire" - I'd imagine that within an episode or two, Antoine, Sonny, Davis, Albert, Annie and every other player in the cast would somehow wind up in the same band together, aying nightly at LaDonna's bar and packing crowds in. For now, at least, life in "Treme" isn't that dramatically neat, and everyone's working on their own thing independently of one another, each with their own agenda. Antoine likes the sense of purpose and the spotlight that could come with fronting his own group. Davis wants to showcase his love of bounce in a way that Darnell won't let him at the radio station. LaDonna needs a better draw than Turkey Neck Tuesdays, and Sonny just wants to get the hell off the street already.  Read More...


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