A giant in New Orleans music and pop music overall. Educator, player, mentor, record label owner (the first Black-owned in New Orleans) and, mainly, a master arranger that helped a wide spectrum of folks make hits. You'll recognize the names--take a minute to read: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/26/ar...ies-at-83.html
As he was principally a sideman, there's not a lot with his name on it; here's one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6KoxDWp46U
Some others he worked with in one capacity or another: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCAl...PIXQbyNRYWGxpG