Description: Big Chief Jake Millon and the White Eagles Mardi Gras Indians rehearse "My Big Chief's Got the Golden Crown" at Darrell's Lounge, 7th Ward, New Orleans. Shot by Alan Lomax and crew, May 1982. (This is a longer and higher-resolution version of a previously posted clip.)
About the session: Funeral parades; Mardi Gras Indians; the Dirty Dozen Brass Band; and scenes from Jazz Fest and Preservation Hall.
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