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Treme, Season 2: Music From the HBO Original Series [Soundtrack]

Various ArtistsAudio CD
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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listen  1. New Orleans After The CityThe Hot 8 Brass Band 4:13$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  2. From The Corner To The BlockThe Dirty Dozen Brass Band 3:45$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  3. Carved In StoneThe Subdudes 3:55$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  4. SistersJohn Boutte 3:30$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  5. Spring Can Really Hang You Up The MostDavid Torkanowsky 4:02$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  6. Heavy HenryTom McDermott 3:20$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  7. Mama RouxHenry Butler 3:58$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  8. What Is New OrleansKermit Ruffins And The Barbeque Swingers 2:48$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  9. Take It To The StreetRebirth Brass Band 3:11$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen10. Road HomeDJ Davis & The Brassy Knoll 2:42$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen11. Oye, IsabelThe Iguanas 4:08$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen12. Long Hard Journey HomeThe Radiators 4:40$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen13. Carnival TimeAl Johnson & The Soul Apostles 3:29$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen14. La Danse De Mardi GrasSteve Riley 3:21$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen15. Ferry ManAurora Nealand & The Red Roses 2:47$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen16. Frenchmen Street BluesJon Cleary 3:35$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen17. Hu Ta Nay [feat. Carl Allen, Leon Brown, Rob Brown, Ron Carter, Dr. John, Clarke Peters, Alfred Roberts]Donald Harrison 5:24$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen18. You Might Be SurprisedDr. John 4:31$1.29  Buy MP3 

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Product Details

  • Audio CD (April 17, 2012)
  • Original Release Date: April 17, 2012
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Soundtrack
  • Label: Rounder
  • ASIN: B00772M1WE
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,754 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Editorial Reviews

Original soundtrack to the second season of the critically-acclaimed HBO series. Treme: Music from the HBO Original Series, Season Two revels in the abounding riches of New Orleans music today. Here are brass bands, roots rock, traditional jazz, R&B and Cajun music, with a special nod to the city's piano tradition (with Henry Butler, Jon Cleary, Dr. John, Tom McDermott, David Torkanowsky each prominently featured). Also included is the once-in-a-lifetime collaboration between neo-funksters Galactic, the iconic Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and rapper Juvenile. Recorded live on the streets and in the clubs, these recordings capture the indefatigable spirit of America's greatest musical city.

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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
Format:Audio CD
I'm a newcomer to New Orleans music--I never really thought I'd enjoy it, and I never gave it much of a chance. I don't love the HBO series "Treme" unreservedly, although I definitely enjoy it, but the music has been a revelation to me. This album gathers together some of the most magical moments from a show full of incredible music. The songs run the gambit from stompin' Traditional jazz, to evocative instrumentals like "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most" to the dirty mouthed bounce/hip-hop of DJ Davis and the Brassy Knoll (a creation of the show). This disc is a self contained party, an introduction to a very vital and alive musical tradition, and a great listen. This should do the trick for fans of the show, and should be good listening for folks who just want to hear a little of what New Orleans has to offer.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing Choice of Songs from Season 2 October 28, 2012
Format:Audio CD
First, I love Treme, and I love the music from in every single episode! I bought the soundtrack from Season 1 and still play it often. I also bought the soundtrack from Season 2. However, it seemed to me that many of the great songs by wonderful artists I heard in the Season 2 episodes did not make it to the soundtrack. This was a big disappointment. The selections are kind of blah when compared to Season 1 and what could have been for the Season 2 soundtrack. The Season 2 soundtrack struck me as a quick-buck effort that may have been hampered by licensing and/or royalty issues. I don't know what the problems were, but I will be much more careful when considering the inevitable Season 3 soundtrack.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Treme Season two : music ftom the series September 7, 2012
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This Cd is easy to listen to, but not as appealing to me as season one. However, it is frequently in my Cd player as I really enjoy this genre of music. I purchased this at Amazon and most likely will buy Treme Season Three.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars music for a city May 21, 2012
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The music from the CD is great and triggers memories from the excellent TV series about postKatrina NO. I am a native New Orleanian and really enjoy both the CD and the series!!
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The more I listen to this CD, the more I like it. It's a great opportunity to really get to know some of the awesome talent displayed on this series. Hearing many of these tunes for the first time on the show, I really wanted to listen more intently - one can only do that with repeated listening. No distractions from the show too, although I loved the series and was sad to see it end. What an incredible musical heritage we have in New Orleans.
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The music is so very New Olreans and the musicians are NO musicians that are around and performing much of the time.
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5.0 out of 5 stars CD Music Season 2 January 22, 2014
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This CD was given as a gift. The recipient is elated. I have had the chance to hear the CD, and I must agree. The music in Treme is outstanding.

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4.0 out of 5 stars Solid delicious NO meal January 22, 2014
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There is a great diversity in material here. If you're a fan of brass, and the dirty, almost grimy sounds that New Orleans is known for, this is it. Soul Apostles here, though without Mr. Batiste, and a few other gems that I didn't realize were on the soundtrack. Discover the music from what was my favorite Treme season.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great series, can't wait to see the next season.
Published 5 days ago by Richard Scudder
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
like i wrote, the music was almost better than the series. thanks, HBO!!!!
Published 15 days ago by Philip L. Broyles
5.0 out of 5 stars Brings back the great program
Treme was a terrific New Orleans series and I can see each scene when I listen to the music on both Season 1 and 2 CDs. Read more
Published 8 months ago by Gina Bloom
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic series
The story, the music and caracters are wonderful. They make you forget it's actors playing. The miljeu is real and authentic.
Published 12 months ago by Morten Lindstroem
5.0 out of 5 stars I loved the HBO Series...
I also love the sound of New Orleans, and this is the real deal. Everybody is musical's an essential part of their culture.
This catches that raw real deal.
Published 12 months ago by Suzan R. Rasmussen
4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable gift basket of New Orleans music
Many styles of music that you can hear on the sidewalks and in the bars of New Orleans and bayou country. Some lovely solos and duets too.
Published 14 months ago by Scott Weinstein
5.0 out of 5 stars Fun guaranteed !
Some of the best New Orleans musicians provide for a great soundtrack. Listening to this music while sitting down is nearly impossible ! Read more
Published 14 months ago by L. Breugelmans
3.0 out of 5 stars Ya missed...
Too much live stuff, not well-enough recorded. Way too much Lucia, who I'm sure is a nice lady and a very talented musician, but has nothing to do with New Orleans. Read more
Published 18 months ago by Dan Denerstein
3.0 out of 5 stars Kind of disappointing
Of all the fantastic songs that were played in the show, the ones they chose, in my opinion, definitely were not the best. Read more
Published 18 months ago by M. Vieira
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Where's the vinyl?
not gonna happen. Get over it! buy a cd player.
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