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Wednesday Jul 23 | SFGate

Irma Thomas happy to give the people what they want

When her music career ebbed in the 1970s, Irma Thomas left her native New Orleans, moved to Oakland and took a day job at the Montgomery Ward department store in Richmond.

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Related Topix: Blues, Oakland, CA, Richmond, CA, Mavis Staples, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jun 23, 2014

City Paper

What's up with jazz and blues

Tuba player Phil Frazier, bass drummer Keith Frazier, and trumpeter Kermit Ruffins were all teenagers when they started the Rebirth Brass Band in 1983 at the beginning of New Orleans' brass-band revival.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Kermit Ruffins, The Rebirth Brass Band, New Orleans, Blues, Music, Entertainment

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