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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.
New Orleans singer and songwriter and 2014 Grammy nominee Andrew Duhon will be playing The 76 Club at Burton Rugby Club.
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.
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE just opened at the Young Vic and is booking to Friday, September 19, 2014.
Asked about his upcoming album, Bruce Hornsby immediately says: "It's different.
John Boutte sings Annie Lennox's "Why" with the New Orleans Social Club on an October 2006 episode of Austin City Limits.
The randomness continues with three more unrelated tracks, plus, two that might have someone in common.
Like many municipalities, the City of New Orleans hands out ceremonial proclamations and letters of welcome to citizens and visitors.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 05:59 am
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