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Peter Murphy haunts the Quarter, Hank III rocks it, Sweet Crude and Vox & the Hound say goodbye to Big History and Wycliffe Gordon pays tribute to Louis Armstrong, all on Saturday, Aug. 2. The punkest scion of America's first family of country music plays both straight roots and harder stuff: in fact, he's collaborated with New Orleanians Phil ... (more)
The 14th annual Satchmo Summer Fest began with the future jazz stars, as the Roots Of Music led a second line down Decatur street, and the tourists learned what a second line is.
A lot of myth-making goes into the writing of history: neat narratives, with a splash of drama, make stories easier to recall and retell.
Sam Friend and his band the New Orleans Swamp Donkeys play jazz, blues and originals, drawing on the sound of grassroots jazz combos from a century ago.
In a city known for its extraordinary cuisine and unique culture, New Orleans now has something else to blow its horn about.
In addition to tons of great live music, Satchmo SummerFest includes a series of seminars on all aspects of Louis Armstrong's live and career.
Throngs of linen-clad art and wine lovers converge on Julia Street for Whitney White Linen Night, and jazz lovers head to the Old U.S. Mint for day two of Satchmo SummerFest on Saturday .
Here's a way to celebrate Friday: get your body moving with the Rebirth Brass Band as they perform the track "Rebirth Groove" from their new album, Move Your Body .
At the start of his solo career, more than 40 years ago, Dr. John translated the spookier qualities of New Orleans music and culture for hippie rock fans.
"We are thrilled to partner with one of the country's most important cultural institutions to provide jazz lessons to the youth of Louis' hometown and to support those professionals who take the sound of New Orleans around the world."
The George, an old coaching inn in Rye, East Sussex, is a long way geographically and spiritually from New Orleans' Preservation Hall, where, almost 30 years ago, I sat cross-legged on a dusty floor as five elderly black men shuffled in, lugging their instruments.
Banjoist and bandleader Sam Friend and his band the New Orleans Swamp Donkeys play jazz, blues, and originals, drawing on the sound of grassroots jazz combos from a century ago.
One of the last big parties of the summer in the Crescent City kicks off Thursday.
A little over a year ago, Cynthia Dareshori and Cheryl Emery made the pilgrimage to New Orleans for the annual Jazz & Heritage Festival.
Professor Ron Westary's professional contributions encompass a stunning list of achievements in the areas of performance, composition, recording and publishing.
Jonathan Batiste and the Stay Human Band perform at the Manship Theatre just hours after playing music at the East Baton Rouge Parish Juvenile Detention facility Feb. 28, 2014.
Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 01:03 am
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