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2 hrs ago | Michigan Radio
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.
6 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
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)
It was a spur of the moment decision. I needed to go to Florida to take care of some family matters, but decided that I would spend a few days in New Orleans.
'A Streetcar Named Desire' , It has become a well-deserved landmark in the history of film music and paved the way for numerous movie jazz scores.
Singer-songwriter James Taylor is bound for the Lakefront Arena on the University of New Orleans campus.
New York native, Audra Mariel was raised on the American songbook. Growing up she was heavily influenced by vocalists: Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald.
King James and the Special Men: tenor saxophonist Bruce Brackman, drummer Eric Heigle, pianist Casey McAllister, lead vocalist Jimmy "King James" Horn, bassist Robert Snow, baritone saxophonist Dominick Grillo and guitarist John "Porkchop" Rodli.
Memphis roots rocker John Paul Ketih, who makes classic-sounding power pop, performs at d.b.a. on Frenchmen Street on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.
Drummer Nikki Glaspie, center, will play her final show with Dumpstaphunk on Friday, Aug, 22, 2014, in North Carolina.
If you're like jazz trombonist and music producer Delfeayo Marsalis, a member of the acclaimed Marsalis family from New Orleans, you appreciate the “old-school” ways of doing things.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 09:54 am
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