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58 min ago | Daily Mail

How Dixieland's bringing some swing to SUSSEX... with a festival...

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.


Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, Jazz, Jazz & Blues, New York,

5 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

Sam Friend & His New Orleans Swamp Donkeys

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.


Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett

10 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans

Satchmo Summerfest kicks off Thursday

One of the last big parties of the summer in the Crescent City kicks off Thursday.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Ambient, Armstrong, New Orleans, LA

12 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

Two-day Nantucket Music Festival debuts

A little over a year ago, Cynthia Dareshori and Cheryl Emery made the pilgrimage to New Orleans for the annual Jazz & Heritage Festival.


Related Topix: Nantucket, MA, Jazz, Pop/Rock, The Big Easy, Dispatch

16 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Celebration Brass Band will entertain at the River Garden during Gallery Walk

During Friday evening's Gallery Walk, the Celebration Brass Band will be on hand to entertain at the Robert H. River Garden, home of Strolling of the Heifers on Main Street in Brattleboro.


Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Orleans, VT

Wed Jul 30, 2014

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Knowledge Speaks, but Wisdom Listens - Ron Westray's "Jimi Jazz"

Professor Ron Westary's professional contributions encompass a stunning list of achievements in the areas of performance, composition, recording and publishing.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jimi Hendrix, The Big Band, Jazz, New York

The Times-Picayune

Jon Batiste and Stay Human appear on the Colbert Report

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.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Music, Entertainment

Burton Mail

Grammy nominee drops in for town gig

New Orleans singer and songwriter and 2014 Grammy nominee Andrew Duhon will be playing The 76 Club at Burton Rugby Club.


Related Topix: Jazz

Customer Interaction Solutions

Entergy Foundation Targets Education, Environmental Programs and Poverty Solutions

NEW ORLEANS, July 29 -- Entergy issued the following news release: More than 100 nonprofit organizations are benefiting from $1.76 million in grant awards from the Entergy Charitable Foundation.


Related Topix: Energy, Entergy, Nuclear Fuel Services, Entergy Arkansas, Environmental, Entergy New Orleans, Entergy Mississippi, Jazz

Davis Enterprise

Hot City heats up Winters gazebo

Hot City will present a free outdoor performance from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at the Rotary Park Gazebo on Main Street at Railroad Avenue in front of the Community Center in Winters.


Related Topix: Winters, CA, Sacramento, CA, Jazz

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Review Roundup: Young Vic's a Streetcar Named Desire

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE just opened at the Young Vic and is booking to Friday, September 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Theater, A Streetcar Named Desire, 360, Jazz

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hornsby says new live CD will be 'unlike any record you've ever heard'

Asked about his upcoming album, Bruce Hornsby immediately says: "It's different.


Related Topix: Jazz, Entertainment


John Boutte, "Why"

John Boutte sings Annie Lennox's "Why" with the New Orleans Social Club on an October 2006 episode of Austin City Limits.


Related Topix: Jazz, Austin City Limits, Entertainment, Television, Ambient, Armstrong, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Rutgers University, Queens, NY, New York, NY

Home of the Groove

Summertime Syncopations, Part 2

The randomness continues with three more unrelated tracks, plus, two that might have someone in common.


Related Topix: Jazz, Baton Rouge, LA, Crowley, LA

Best of New Orleans

An ugly week

Like many municipalities, the City of New Orleans hands out ceremonial proclamations and letters of welcome to citizens and visitors.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Abortion, Non-Profit

All About Jazz

Elio Villafranca And The Jass Syncopaters -- The Caribbean Tinge: Live from Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Ever since the jazz was created in the clubs and dancehalls of New Orleans, there was always a significant influence from the Caribbean region, specifically from Cuba.


Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola, Dizzy, House, Jazz, Rico, CO

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Model D

The glorious potential of cities; or, How eight square blocks can change the world

The Wire and Treme -- delivered an incendiary talk about the alarming rise of American inequality at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney, Australia.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Jazz, Detroit, MI


Live music in New Orleans for Tues., July 29: Shamarr Allen & the Underdawgs

Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs perform during Essence Festival 2013 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans Friday, July 5, 2013.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Music, Entertainment

Best of New Orleans


U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu picked up a musical endorsement last week in her bid to retain her Senate seat - that of New Orleans jazz legend Ellis Marsalis .


Related Topix: Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Ellis Marsalis, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy

Best of New Orleans

Preview: Satchmo SummerFest

John Boutte performs on the Red Beans and Ricely Yours stage at 3:45 p.m. Friday at the Old U.S. Mint.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Ambient, Armstrong, Boutte, LA, New Orleans, LA