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18 hrs ago | NOLA.com

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.'

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22 hrs ago | 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.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

NME

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.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

CTNow.com

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.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Scotsman.com

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.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Examiner.com

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)

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The Times-Picayune

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 .

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Drama Movies, Ambient, Ruby Braff, Hoagy Carmichael

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Daily Kos

Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong often liked to tell tales about his past, especially his childhood.

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Daily-Jeff.com

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.

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Related Topix: Quaker City, OH, Ambient

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

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.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Ambient, Chico, CA, Home Gardening, Home

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Playbill

Louis Armstrong Play Satchmo at the Waldorf, Starring John Douglas Thompson, Closes Off-Broadway

The New York premiere of Terry Teachout's one-man Louis Armstrong play Satchmo at the Waldorf , which opened Off-Broadway March 4 at the Westside Theatre, end its run June 29. John Douglas Thompson , who starred in the Long Wharf Theatre and Shakespeare and Company productions of Satchmo at the Waldorf , repeats his work in the Off-Broadway ... (more)

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

New York Daily News

Queens to fete Louis Armstrong Sunday

Fifty years ago, trumpet legend Louis Armstrong was taken to his headlining gig at the 1964 World's Fair - on "Louis Armstrong Day" - in grand style.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Dr. John's Louis Armstrong tribute album, 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat,' to be released Aug. 19

Mac 'Dr. John' Rebennack's star-studded Louis Armstrong tribute album, 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat...The Spirit of Satch,' is coming out Aug. 19, 2014 via Concord Records.

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