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Contemporary R&B saxophonist Gerald Albright, left, shares a bill with singers Will Downing and Regina Belle at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
Before playing this week's Halifax Urban Folk Festival, David Pirner needed a little clarification on what kind of event he'd be attending.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band plays at 8 p.m. on Friday at Turner Hall Ballroom, 1040 N. 4th St. Tickets are $29.50 at the door; the Pabst Theater box office, 144 E. Wells St.; the Riverside Theater box office, 116 W. Wisconsin Ave.; 286-3663 and pabsttheater.org.
Jazz trombonist, music producer and educator Delfeayo Marsalis' new book, " No Cell Phone Day ," earned the 2014 National Indie Excellence Award for the best picture book for ages 4 to 8, and is the grand-prize winner of the 2014 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards.
Seth Walker should be no stranger to Houston audiences from his many years as one of Austin's hardest-gigging musicians, whose relaxed but precise take on white-man's blues has built an impressive following in this part of the world.
Live music is alive and well at the Pearl. This summer Pearl and San Antonio Jazz legend Doc Watkins created a weekly dance hall series featuring the best of South Texas dance hall music every Wednesday night at the Pearl Stable.
On Sunday morning, September 7, Faith Lutheran Church will be offering two New Orleans Jazz Liturgies, at 8:30 and 11 am.
Little Freddie King during the New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation Sweet 16 Prom at the Palm Court Jazz Cafe in New Orleans on April 30, 2014.
The 35th annual Detroit Jazz Festival is this Labor Day weekend. It is the largest free jazz festival in the world, and it will be held in downtown Detroit at Campus Martius and Hart Plaza.
Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river. New Orleans is a port city where locals wake to the smell of coffee wafting over banana trees laden with yellow fruit, their tropical leaves waving over courtyard walls as breezes blow off the Mississippi River.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band from New Orleans will return to the ROHM on April 28, 2015.
Newsweek magazine this week looked at what it described as a post-Hurricane Katrina rebound of voodoo in New Orleans , saying the religion dropped from as many as 3,000 practitioners in the city before the hurricane to less than 300 but has since climbed closer to 400.
Seven killings, including two by police, have been ruled justifiable homicides this year.
For about half of the year, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band calls its New Orleans namesake home, playing bright brassy jazz to the residents of the Big Easy.
Join the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum for the 9th Annual Heritage Dinner on August 30 at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center featuring the Bois d'Arc Dixieland Band who will be entertaining us with their traditional New Orleans Dixieland Jazz style! The Band was formed in 1996 after Russell Armstrong returned from a trip to Disney World with ... (more)
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:33 pm
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