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Howard Mitcham's Creole Gumbo recipe

Today's Recipe from Our Files is from a 1995 story about okra, and it included this recipe from Howard Mitcham.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Jazz, All that Jazz, Provincetown, MA, Chefs, Anthony Bourdain

Fri Aug 01, 2014

NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Saturday, Aug. 2: Peter Murphy

Peter Murphy haunts the Quarter, Hank III rocks it, Sweet Crude and Vox & the Hound say goodbye to Big History and Wycliffe Gordon pays tribute to Louis Armstrong, all on Saturday, Aug. 2. The punkest scion of America's first family of country music plays both straight roots and harder stuff: in fact, he's collaborated with New Orleanians Phil ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Wycliffe Gordon, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

WWL-TV New Orleans

Happy first day crowd at Satchmo Summerfest

The 14th annual Satchmo Summer Fest began with the future jazz stars, as the Roots Of Music led a second line down Decatur street, and the tourists learned what a second line is.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Chesapeake, VA, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies

NOLA.com

Hogan Jazz Archive director Bruce Raeburn explores a Storyville myth at Satchmo Summerfest

A lot of myth-making goes into the writing of history: neat narratives, with a splash of drama, make stories easier to recall and retell.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!, New Orleans, LA

National Public Radio

Sam Friend On 'Song Travels'

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.

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Related Topix: Jazz

MyHighPlains.com

Grammy Award Winning Jazz Trumpeter, Irvin Mayfield, Talks New Orleans' Annual Satchmo Fest

In a city known for its extraordinary cuisine and unique culture, New Orleans now has something else to blow its horn about.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment

WWOZ

Watch Satchmo Seminars Live Online

In addition to tons of great live music, Satchmo SummerFest includes a series of seminars on all aspects of Louis Armstrong's live and career.

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

NOLA.com

White Linen Night, Satchmo SummerFest, and more things to do in New Orleans Saturday

Throngs of linen-clad art and wine lovers converge on Julia Street for Whitney White Linen Night, and jazz lovers head to the Old U.S. Mint for day two of Satchmo SummerFest on Saturday .

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

WWOZ

Rebirth Brass Band, "Rebirth Groove"

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 .

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Related Topix: The Rebirth Brass Band, Jazz, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Howlin' Wolf, Blues, Ambient, Armstrong, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment

Albany Times Union

A visitation by any member of the musical Marsalis clan is always of note, no matter who and where.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Harry Connick Jr., Terence Blanchard, Lenox, MA, Entertainment

Thu Jul 31, 2014

New York Daily News

Dr. John has an appointment at SummerStage, the Stadium hosts a 5K

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.

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Related Topix: Dr. John, Blues, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment

The Advocate

Foundation to fund N.O. Jazz and Heritage groupa s music programs

"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."

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Related Topix: Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Louis Prima

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Jazz

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