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3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Ambient

Tue Aug 19, 2014

USA Today

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.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, USA Today, Publishing, Media, Ambient, Metal, Motley Crue, Terence Blanchard, Music, Entertainment

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.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Dr. John, Blues, New Orleans, LA, Ambient, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment

Lexington Herald-Leader

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.

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Related Topix: Dr. John, Blues, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Ambient, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

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.

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Related Topix: Supernatural, Ambient, Action TV, Entertainment, Smallville, Drama, Television, Hot Chicks, Laura Vandervoort

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.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Ambient

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.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Ambient, Gospel, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Meat Puppets, Pop/Rock

Sun Aug 17, 2014

NorthJersey.com

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.

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Ambient, Music, Entertainment

Fri Aug 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Ambient, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Corona, NY

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WWOZ

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.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Ambient, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Duke University

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Ambient, US News, Conservative Political News

Mon Aug 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Ambient

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Times-Picayune

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.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Ambient, New Orleans, LA, Music, Entertainment

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WWOZ

Trombone Shorty, "Buckjump"

Trombone Shorty performs "Buckjump" with Orleans Avenue, for a taping of Sound Opinions at WBEZ in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Trombone Shorty, The Rebirth Brass Band, Jazz, Davell Crawford, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, New Orleans, LA, Ambient

Tue Aug 05, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Ambient, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Corona, NY

BayouBuzz.com

JEDCO, Satchmo Fest breaks records, St. Francisville, HUD Financing: Biz Shorts

WHO: Governor Bobby Jindal WHAT: Governor Jindal to make an economic development announcement.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, St. Francisville, LA, US Governors, Bobby Jindal, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Ambient

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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WWOZ

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.

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Related Topix: The Rebirth Brass Band, Jazz, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Howlin' Wolf, Blues, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Ambient

Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Times-Picayune

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.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Drama Movies, Ambient, New Orleans, LA

Sat Aug 02, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

Final Farewell

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.

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

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