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Historically, it’s the musical heart of the city, going all the way back to the seventeen-hundreds, when slaves were allowed to gather in Congo Square (now contained within Louis Armstrong Park) to dance and play music.
For authenticity’s sake, Simon and Overmyer brought in local musicians, including the saxophonist Donald Harrison, Jr., and the trumpeter Kermit Ruffins, who was a co-founder of the Rebirth Brass Band, and whose current group, the Barbecue Swingers, appears in the series, as do Dr. The character who gets out of bed to hear the second line is Davis Mc Alary (Steve Zahn); he’s based on a real New Orleans musician named Davis Rogan, who also consulted on “Treme.” David Mills, a longtime friend and collaborator of Simon’s, was part of the show’s writing and producing team as well; he died last week, of a brain aneurysm, during production. But just as important to Simon and Overmyer’s story is the fact that not all the damage in New Orleans occurred in 2005, and that the city’s own peculiarities have generated plenty of trouble.
In “The Wire,” you don’t always know what you’re looking at; characters can enter and exit without being introduced (you could make the case that sometimes leaving viewers uneasy and in the dark, not the use of bad language or depictions of sex, is the biggest difference between cable and network drama).
Many of the musicians smoke pot, womanize, and/or are divorced.
Law enforcement and other agencies are shown attempting to cover up some of their inappropriate behavior.
It also shows lifestyles that involve frequent alcohol, cigarette, and sometimes drug use.
The residents of Treme love their city and want to rebuild it.