If just one person is turned on to Allen Toussaint, Terence Blanchard, or the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, or is inspired to remember the people of New Orleans still need help, then sitting through the ho-hum Lil Wayne and Robin Thicke portion of that will have been worth it.
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James Reed is a staff music critic for the Boston Globe.
Jonathan Perry is the Globe's Scene & Heard columnist, covering local music.
Michael Brodeur is the assistant arts editor for the Boston Globe, covering pop music, TV, and nightlife.
Julian Benbow is a staff writer at the Boston Globe, covering sports and music.
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