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Primer

Galactic, at its core, is a New Orleans-based jazz/funk/R&B band that draws primarily from its hometown's rich history of music traditions.

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Related Topix: Jazz-Funk, Galactic, Jazz, The Rebirth Brass Band, Red

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Scoop

Saxophonist to feature in Jazz Concert of the Year

Renowned US saxophonist Eric Marienthal is the special guest at Massey University's Albany Jazz Concert of the Year, which kicks off at 8pm on Sunday August 24. "This is going to be an unmissable night of fantastic entertainment," says Phil Broadhurst.

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Related Topix: Eric Marienthal, Jazz, The Rippingtons

Newberry Observer

Newberry Opera House has eclectic season planned

The season opens with Elvis, 40 or so of him, when the week-long Ultimate Elvis Festival roll into town.

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Related Topix: Art Garfunkel, Pop/Rock, Folk, Simon & Garfunkel, Jazz, The Hoppers, Gospel, Survivor

The News-Star

Stooges Brass Band brings NOLA sound to Live OaksStooges Brass Band...

Stooges Brass Band brings NOLA sound to Live Oaks The Stooges Brass Band is one of the elite brass bands in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: The Stooges, Pop/Rock, us Travel, North America Travel, New Orleans Travel, Jazz, Travel, New Orleans, LA, Mos Def, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Black Star, Entertainment

The Times-Picayune

Jazz pianist Matt Lemmler's puppy Beignet interprets Stevie Wonder

Last week, my whimsical Facebook request for New Orleans musicians to send in photos of their pets was a resounding success.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Model D

Hatch Final Four: New Orleans food and music for Woodbridge

Dameon Gabriel comes from New Orleans music royalty. His family can trace its music roots all the way back to 1850s New Orleans and the eventual beginnings of jazz.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Life, Food, Dining, Detroit, MI

WGNO-TV New Orleans

Branford Marsalis Appreciates the Lessons New Orleans Taught Him

We got a real treat recently having Branford Marsalis in town. And while we often consider the Marsalis' the first family of Jazz, Branford said mastering his horn came by playing a variety of music.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Branford Marsalis, Black Entertainment

Examiner.com

Check out the 'Big Easy' for a sure thing

Looking for a romantic getaway? Check out the "Big Easy" for a sure thing. New Orleans is flush with its share of intimate encounters and attractions that will ignite intrigue and passion.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz

The Times-Picayune

The adorable pets of the New Orleans music scene: photos

In the dog days of summer , sitting at my laptop in the air-conditioning, my thoughts often turn toward looking at adorable dogs and cats on the Internet.

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

NOLA.com

'Brew Dogs,' 'Best Bars in America' come to New Orleans for back-to-back Wednesday (Aug. 20) episodes

New Orleans' toasting-town reputation gets two hours of prime-time exposure Wednesday on a high-numbers cable outlet, Esquire.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Beer, Drink

WWOZ

Delfeayo Marsalis, "Sesame Street" and other selections from The Last Southern Gentlemen

Back to school special! NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis , along with his father Ellis, brother Jason, and bassist David Pulphus perform "Can You tell me how to get to Sesame Street?" and other selections from Delfeayo's upcoming release The Last Southern Gentlemen .

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Related Topix: Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Country, Autumn Leaves, New Orleans, Music!, Jazz, Drama Movies, New Orleans, LA

Los Angeles Times

Dr. John infuses Louis Armstrong tribute album with 'Spirit of Satch'

Dr. John, a.k.a. Mac Rebennack, says Louis Armstrong visited him in a dream. He's seen here playing in their shared hometown of New Orleans last year.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Dr. John, Blues, Comedy Movies, Family, Musical Movies, Hello, Dolly!, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

MetaFilter

A look back at the funky, psychedelic, soulful 70s in Nigeria

According to the Daptone Gold compilation liner notes , written by Pitchfork contributor Douglas Wolk , "the world capital of soul" has moved from the US in the 1960, to Lagos in the 1970s, then it went into hiding, finally reappearing in Brooklyn, with Daptone Records .

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Jazz, Short, Music!

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Courier

Jazz wizard Pugsley Buzzard to play in Trentham.

Following a Summer Festival tour in Europe and the US to promote his latest album Chasin' Aces, Buzzard will perform at The Cosmopolitan Hotel on Sunday.

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USA Today

Ani DiFranco chats up 'Allergic to Water', out Sept. 30

"Hello world. Ani here. Got a new wrecord and I don't hate it." That's how Ani DiFranco begins her description of 'Allergic to Water,' to be released Sept.

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Related Topix: Ani Difranco, Folk, Jazz, Music, Entertainment

ARLnow.com

Rosslyn Jazz Festival Returns Sept. 6

On Saturday, Sept. 6, from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Gateway Park , four jazz bands will take the stage while attendees can enjoy a picnic, food and fashion trucks and beer and wine.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Actor Scott Bakula shares behind the scenes of "NCIS-New Orleans'

The crime drama "NCIS" on CBS is one of the longest running and successful shows in TV history.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Set for Byham Theater, 11/6

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announced that WYEP and the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust will present Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, performing at the Byham Theater on Thursday, November 6th at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $45.25 and are on sale now.

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Related Topix: Trombone Shorty, Jazz, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

WWOZ

Mia Borders, "Try Me On"

During Jam in the Van's Jazz Fest visit to New Orleans, they met up with New Orleans singer/songwriter Mia Borders near Harrah's at the head of Canal Street .

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Newport Folk Festival, Country

The Times-Picayune

Treme Brass Band brings music and memories to Slidell rehabilitation center

Residents of the Trinity Neurologic Rehabilitation Center in Slidell were treated to a performance by the Treme Brass Band of New Orleans recently, thanks to a grant from the Jazz Foundation of America.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Jazz

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