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Louis Armstrong House Hosts Jazzmobile Block Party Today
The Louis Armstrong House Museum presents its annual Jazzmobile Block Party today, August 21st from 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm featuring the Ray Mantilla Septet.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Listen Up: New tributes to Satchmo, Johnny Cash, Crue
Listen Up: New tributes to Satchmo, Johnny Cash, Crue USA TODAY music critics review a trio of new tribute albums saluting Louis Armstrong, Johnny Cash and Motley Crue.
Best of New Orleans
Out now: new releases from Dr. John, Benjamin Booker
Lo-fi demos of chugging blues numbers gave Booker a chance to flex his newly discovered gift of a voice, a smoke-rattled, throaty, note-sensitive whisper-growl not unlike that of blues greats before him.
Critic's Pick: Dr. John, "Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch"
Throughout the last half of a recording career, now nearing the half century mark, there has been a striking duality to the music to Mac Rebennack, one that is far more distinct than the personality split dividing the famed New Orleans pianist and song stylist from his gris-gris shaman alter ego of Dr. John.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Syfy's "Bitten" delivers good characters, good plot
THE LATEST show to mainline the harried lives of the supernatural can be found on the Syfy channel.
Live Design Online
XL Video Sets The Scene For Pointless
XL Video supplied video solutions for studio recordings of Series 12 and 13 of the popular Endemol UK/Remarkable Television show, Pointless.
This Is North Devon
Kevin Bryan's record reviews
Dr.John,"Ske-Dat-De-Dat...Spirit of Satch" - Mac Rebennack's latest CD offering finds the New Orleans singer and keyboardist paying tribute to another former product of the Crescent City as he immerses himself in a batch of songs made famous by the late great Louis Armstrong.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
New music being released Aug. 19
* Dr. John, "Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch" - The New Orleans musician pays tribute to another larger-than-life New Orleans legend: the seminal trumpeter and vocalist Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Louis Armstrong Museum Hosts Final Summer Concert Hot Jazz/Cool...
The Louis Armstrong House Museum announces its third and final concert this summer in its signature Hot Jazz Cool / Garden Summer Concert Series with Gordon Au & the Grand Street Stompers today, August 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Satchmo Seminars, 2014
In addition to tons of great live music, Satchmo SummerFest included a series of eighteen seminars on all aspects of Louis Armstrong's life and career.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Daily Caller
When Tricky Dick Muled Weed For Ambassador Satchmo
In the late 1950s, the U.S. State Department made jazz legend Louis Armstrong a "Goodwill Ambassador" and underwrote a concert tour in Europe and Asia.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Louis Armstrong House to Host Jazzmobile Block Party, 8/21
The Louis Armstrong House Museum presents its annual Jazzmobile Block Party on Thursday, August 21st from 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm featuring the Ray Mantilla Septet.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Yoshio Toyama's Jazz Foundation launches fundraising effort for 'Louisiana Music Experience' exhibit
On the second floor of the Old. U. S. Mint last Friday morning, Yoshio Toyama and his wife, Keiko, marveled at the horn in the display case.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Trombone Shorty, "Buckjump"
Trombone Shorty performs "Buckjump" with Orleans Avenue, for a taping of Sound Opinions at WBEZ in Chicago.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Louis Armstrong Museum to Host Final Summer Concert Hot Jazz/Cool...
The Louis Armstrong House Museum announces its third and final concert this summer in its signature Hot Jazz Cool / Garden Summer Concert Series with Gordon Au & the Grand Street Stompers on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm.
JEDCO, Satchmo Fest breaks records, St. Francisville, HUD Financing: Biz Shorts
WHO: Governor Bobby Jindal WHAT: Governor Jindal to make an economic development announcement.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
On this Day in Movie History, August 4, 1901: Satchmo Born
It was on this day, August 4, 1901, the gravelly voiced, jazz trumpet and cornet player, Satchel Mouth, or Satchmo, or Pops, as he was nicknamed, Louis Armstrong was born.
Hurray for the Riff Raff, "St. Roch Blues"
It's a shame that this song remains so timely, but given recent events in St. Roch, sadly, it is.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Satchmo SummerFest 2014 stages New Orleans second-line parade for Louis Armstrong
Satchmo SummerFest 2014 kicked off its final day Sunday with a second-line parade from Treme to the festival site at the Old U.S. Mint.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
On the same weekend that Louis Armstrong is being honored at the Satchmo SummerFest in the French Quarter, family, friends and members of the music community said goodbye to New Orleans jazz trumpet player Lionel Ferbos.