"Going Back To New Orleans" is the documentary film part of the critically acclaimed and award winning CD and concert video, "Deacon John's Jump Blues."
It is the story of New Orleans' place in the origin of the rock and roll genre lovingly told through the eyes of Big Easy musical icon, Deacon John Moore.
"Going Back To New Orleans" spotlights the music, the food, and the joie de vivre of the city's diverse population and its Creole and African American roots.
The film features special guest appearances by 2007 Grammy winners Irma Thomas and Cosimo Matassa, nominee Allen Toussaint, Dr. John, Wardell Quezerque and Fats Domino's legendary producer, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dave Bartholomew along with an all star cast of New Orleans finest recording and performing musicians.
"Going Back To New Orleans" is a joyful journey to a rich musical past through the eyes and music of the living present day practitioners of that tradition.
Shot is 35mm and HD video and broadcast in HD, "Going Back To New Orleans" is a preservation document of the unique culture of one of America's most unique cities.