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13 May 2011

07 May 2011

One thing worth mentioning is that for anyone who is a fan of deep south jazz and New Orleans culture will especially enjoy Treme.  The painstaking attention to detail regarding music and local color is remarkable.  By coincidence, I happened to be in the middle of Ken Burns’ documentary “Jazz” when this came out, and was watching the two simultaneously.  If you’ve never had the urge to travel to Louisana before, this series will surely give you the bug.   A kind of tragicomic series, Treme has all the regular trademarks that HBO fans expect, but raises the bar quite a bit in terms of deeply written characters.


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