Video: Playing the worries away _lowres

Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- After being turned down for a job earlier in the day, amateur musician Levy Sims Jr., 47, from Paincourtville, plays one of the many instruments he brought with him to Louisiana Square on Wednesday in Donaldsonville. 'No matter what kind of problems that I face and come along to deal with, when I start playing music I'm able to let it all flow away,' he said.

After being turned down for a job earlier on a recent March day, amateur musician Levy Sims Jr., 47, of Paincourtville, turned to music. He plays many instruments and brought some with him to Louisiana Square in Donaldsonville, where he played and talked about the power of music.

‘No matter what kind of problems that I face and come along to deal with, when I start playing music I’m able to let it all flow away,’ he said.

Hear Sims play and talk about music in this video.