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"New Orleans sound" legend Cosimo Matassa has died

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Cosimo Matassa ? the New Orleans recording maestro and studio owner who shaped early R&B and rock 'n' roll and the "New Orleans sound" ? has died at age 88, WWL-TV reports . Matassa's J&M Recording Studio, founded in 1949, ...

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"New Orleans sound" legend Cosimo Matassa has died


Cosimo Matassa
? the New Orleans recording maestro and studio owner who shaped early R&B and rock 'n' roll and the "New Orleans sound" ? has died at age 88, WWL-TV reports. Matassa's J&M Recording Studio, founded in 1949, recorded legendary artists*Fats Domino, Professor Longhair, Lee Dorsey, Ernie K-Doe and dozens others.? [ Read more ]

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