• A documentary film on Professor Longhair, New Orleans and the roots of Rock & Roll.

    MAKING A GUMBO is a feature-length documentary on the life and music of New Orleans piano legend Henry Roeland Byrd aka Professor Longhair.

    "The Originator of Funk and Rock and Roll.” -Dr John
    “As important as any of the composers dating back five hundred years.” -Allen Toussaint
    “Professor Longhair originated one of the classic styles of Rock & Roll piano playing.” -Rolling Stone
    “The foremost exponent of the New Orleans piano style.” -Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Making a Gumbo – Official Trailer

MAKING A GUMBO – OFFICIAL TRAILER from CABBAGE HAT PRODUCTIONS on Vimeo.



Making a Donation

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We have come along way with this film but we still need all the support we can get. Your donations are vital to preserve this piece of music history, so come and ‘earn your stripes’ as a ‘Music Lover’ and get listed on the honours list on our Thank You’s page



Donations to our project are tax-deductible when made through our
non-profit fiscal sponsor, Video Veracity. The tax ID # is
72-1246350. Video Veracity, founded in 1993, supports the development,
production, and distribution of independent documentary film and
video. Donate through PayPal, or send a check made out to: Video
Veracity Inc., 3020 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70117. Email:
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