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Is Louis Armstrong New Orleans' greatest son? Satchmo Summerfest celebrates his legacy
New Orleans knows that Louis Armstrong is the greatest. That's why we named a park and an airport after him, raised a statue in his honor, and once hailed him as King Zulu.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Music Review: Dr. John - 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat.The Spirit of Satch'
Dr. John joined by a gaggle of guest trumpeters and vocalists paying tribute to jazz legend Louis Armstrong : what more could you ask for? What, indeed? Dr. John's Ske-Dat-De-Dat.The Spirit of Satch is an album that promises a lot, but more important, it delivers on that promise.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Columbia and RCA Victor Live Recordings of Louis Armstrong and the All Stars
Ever since he listened to "St. Louis Blues" on the Louis Armstrong's "16 Most Requested Songs" CD, Ricky Riccardi has been obsessed with Pops.
Best of New Orleans
Preview: Satchmo SummerFest
John Boutte performs on the Red Beans and Ricely Yours stage at 3:45 p.m. Friday at the Old U.S. Mint.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Preview 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch' Dr. John's upcoming album
Mac 'Dr. John' Rebennack, onstage at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on May 3, 2014, during 'The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music.'
The Miami Herald
Singer-pianist Dr. John still going strong at 73
Growing up as a New Orleans musician in the '40s and '50s, Mac Rebennack had a street-level view of the legend of Louis Armstrong.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Chris Martin, Billie Joe Armstrong, Jon Bon Jovi to make album with Avicii
Swedish dance musician Avicii is making an album with guest vocalists including Chris Martin, Billie Joe Armstrong, Jon Bon Jovi and System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
HSO, Marva Hicks and Byron Stripling Pay Tribute To Ella And Pops At Talcott Mountain
When the Hartford Symphony Orchestra planned their tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, which takes place on July 25 as part of their Talcott Mountain Music Festival, they sure pulled in some ringers.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Scottish clan profile: Armstrong
The Armstrong name has a mythological origin, in which their heroic progenitor, Fairbairn, saves the King of Scotland in battle by lifting the king onto his own horse with one arm after the king's horse was killed in battle.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Jazz Camp benefit concert tonight with Kermit Ruffins
If you haven't bought your tickets yet for the Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Jazz Camp benefit concert tonight with Kermit Ruffins , well, now's the time! Since it's formation in 1995 with support of the City of New Orleans , the Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp has grown by leaps and bounds offering instruction in brass, woodwinds, piano, ... (more)
Satchmo Summerfest 2014 and Old U.S. Mint bond over historic exhibit in New Orleans
Satchmo Summerfest embraces New Orleans history. In fact, this hip-shaking, gumbo-eating, second-lining French Quarter rite-of-swing centers on the Old U.S Mint , a branch of the Louisiana State Museum .
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Variety of entertainment coming to TBPAC
Live the life and times of Louis Armstrong, feel the beat of the percussion troupe STOMP, travel to Seville and Madrid listening to music by the Spanish Lyric Theater, hear the sounds of one of today's top female singers and get the heart pumping watching a dance sport competition.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Open Source Comments
Ruby Braff's Tribute to Louis Armstrong
Hoagy Carmichael, the song-writer of "Stardust" and "Georgia," remembered the first time he heard Louis Armstrong play, in 1921.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Louis Armstrong often liked to tell tales about his past, especially his childhood.
Quaker City exhibit celebrates career of native who made it big in...
Visitors to the Ohio Hills Folk Festival who stroll into the old Hartley Hardware building may find their imaginations transporting them to a time when big bands played in tropical cabanas and circus trains rolled through the night to distant venues.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Drought primer: How to water your lawn more efficiently
If you're doing your job as a Californian, you're cutting back on your water use.