Curious & Thirsty: New Orleans



Three Muses

www.thethreemuses.com


Beverage menu at the Three Muses


The Three Muses in person: Sophie Lee, Christopher Starnes, and Daniel Esses


Swing Dancers dazzle an audience with their intricate moves.

Frenchmen St. in the Faubourg Marigny neighborhood has traditionally been the area to go for good jazz in the Quarter. Snug Harbor is an institution, featuring well established jazz musicians such as Charmaine Neville and pianist Ellis Marsalis (father of Wynton and Branford). The Spotted Cat is another very popular venue.


Relatively new to the scene is the Three Muses, but the club/restaurant has quickly made a name for itself, with outstanding jazz, food, and drinks -- the three elements for musing. The restaurant's partners each have a specialty in one of the three areas:


The menu is imaginative, featuring items such as: Jerk duck leg with tostones, Ms. Moons Boolgogi rice bowl (marinated rib eye steak with house made Kimchi), and crawfish turnovers. Drink offers are appealing as well.

The jazz group The Royal Roses, led by Aurora Nealand, performs frequently at Three Muses and professional swing dancers are on hand as well to inspire (or perhaps intimidate) the audience. Listen to the sample selection from The Royal Roses to get a feel for the great sounds found at the Three Muses. Then click here to read Aurora Nealand's comments about the jazz scene in New Orleans.


Aurora Nealand and The Royal Roses entertain at The Three Muses.


The Royal Roses CD Cover

Click here to read Aurora Nealand's comments about the jazz scene in New Orleans.

Listen to the sample selections from The Royal Roses to get a feel for the great sounds found at the Three Muses. The CD can be purchased through the Louisiana Music Factory: www.louisianamusicfactory.com

The Mooche: 1:00

Summertime: 1:00


Faubourg Marigny

Le Gran Vefour

Tostones