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  1. 12 CMJ acts you should check outRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... Bee wants to continue the tradition of good rock and roll - good and gritty rock n' roll that is. Hailing from New Orleans, brotherly duo, Joe and David Stark are making their CMJ debut on Friday, October 24 at 7pm. Be on the look out for when they ...


  2. Live music in New Orleans for Monday, Oct. 20, 2014: Glen David Andrews at d.b.a.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    ... Wah Wah, which they've developed into an indie-pop workshop with special guests and other innovations. The New Orleans-style keyboardist leads the Absolute Monster Gentlemen, his funk and contemporary R&B band, for its semi-regular, relatively early ...


  3. VIDEO: Stanley Jordan works magic on guitar, pianoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

    ... piano simultaneously. The encore featured Jordan playing and singing the classic railroad anthem "The City of New Orleans" and inviting the audience to sing along. The video screens above the stage gave concertgoers a good view of Jordan's skillful ...


  4. Grohl's challenge to band results in TV seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Daily Camera

    ... of black Washington thrived simultaneously. Subsequent episodes visit Austin, Texas; Los Angeles, Nashville, New Orleans, New York and Seattle - home base of Grohl's first band, Nirvana. "I never considered that until I went to New Orleans and ...


  5. Jazzing it up after surgery for some healing goodnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star Online

    Patients who listen to jazz after undergoing surgery could lower their heart rates and consequently experience less anxiety, according to a study presented at the Anesthesiology 2014 annual meeting, from Oct 11 to 15, in New Orleans. For post-operative pain management, researchers say noise cancellation headphones can help.


  6. The Ever Popular Jambalaya Brass Band Returns Again to the Coney Island Children's Halloween ParadeRead the original story

    Yesterday | 24-7 Press Release

    ... of the CMJ Charts, JazzWeek and The Roots Music Report Charts. This tight and tasty ensemble is the ultimate New Orleans party band that On The Funky Side reaffirms yet again with style and gusto, and Jambalaya Brass Band live is a flat-out riotous ...


  7. Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival Saturday : PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    People gathered in Lafayette Square Saturday for the Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival in New Orleans.


  8. Scene: Allentown Art Museum members celebrates pop artRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Morning Call

    ... Center, ICONmagazine, Lehigh Valley Woman magazine and Channel 69 WFMZ-TV. Almost 200 guests enjoyed a "Night in New Orleans" hosted by Community Services for Children on Sept. 13 at Lehigh Country Club. The annual Children's Ball took in $65,000 ...


  9. New Orleans Suspects is more than the sum of its musical partsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by Michelle Roche -- New Orleans Suspects -- From left, 'Mean' Willie Green, Reggie Scanlan, C.R. Gruver, Jake Eckert and Jeff Watkins. Bassist Reggie Scanlan played bass with New Orleans rock band the Radiators for 33 years.


  10. interview: ...Read the original story

    Saturday | LA Observed

    A successful and accomplished, actor, screenwriter and playwright, Toni Ann won the Humanitas Prize and the Christopher Award in 1998 for her teleplay of the ABC Movie 'Ruby Bridges', the true story of the young girl who integrated the New Orleans Public School system. She won a second Humanitas Prize in 2004 for her Showtime teleplay, 'Crown Heights' about the 1991 Crown Heights Riots.


  11. 8 bands set to perform this Sunday in Seminole for Lee Pons benefit concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    ... in clubs all around town by the young age of 16. He avidly played clubs, backrooms and juke joints all over New Orleans while he learned all he could about New Orleans' style of jazz, blues and R&B. Pons went on to be classically trained at the ...


  12. The WilliesLET Congress Pay Your BillsRead the original story

    Friday | American Reporter

    ... most wanted to have a beer with, the World Trade Center might still be standing, we might not have invaded Iraq, New Orleans would still be the vibrant city it once was, there wouldn't be foreclosure signs stretching from sea to shining sea, gas ...


  13. O'Neill and Washington celebrate new album at SFJAZZRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    ... Kenny Washington - which heralded the beginning of a 15-year association. Washington spent his childhood in New Orleans singing in gospel, and is as comfortable with the blues as with jazz. At Xavier University he studied various styles of music, ...


  14. New Orleans And Brazilian Ragtime Concerts To Be Webcast This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 |

    ... at Lincoln Center in New York is webcasting concerts four times this weekend featuring top musicians performing New Orleans and Brazilian ragtime. The clarinetist Anat Cohen will perform a "Roots from Rio" program October 17 at 7 p.m. EDT and ...


  15. Live music in New Orleans for Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014: Trumpeter Gregg Stafford at Nickel-A-DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 |

    Trumpeter Gregg Stafford and his Jazz Hounds are featured for the free, all-ages, 'Nickel-A-Dance' traditional jazz show and dance on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 at Maison on Frenchmen Street. On Sunday, Oct. 19, the live music options in New Orleans include a legendary reggae band, a popular traditional jazz series, a free festival and a blues/jazz harmonica player.


  16. Unusual plants make Disney's Haunted Mansion extra spooky - and can haunt your home, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Wave

    ... trees dot the landscape in a nod to the Southern antebellum architecture style of the mansion and nearby New Orleans Square. The grayish light green branches and leaves of Tolleson's blue weeping juniper, also known as Juniperus scopulorum, droop ...


  17. Dave Grohl Says "Sonic Highways" Series Will Celebrate "Unsung Heroes"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WJZW-FM Washington

    ... there are real reasons. Cultural influence from each one of these places. There's a reason why jazz came from New Orleans. There's a reason why country went to Nashville and why the blues went to Chicago." In his journey to tell the story of ...


  18. Dave Grohl wanted a challenge, and we get 'Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways' as the result. Thanks, DaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 |

    ... there are real reasons, cultural influences from each one of these places. There's a reason why jazz came from New Orleans. There's a reason why country went to Nashville and why the blues went to Chicago. And I get to interview all of these people ...


  19. NBA's exhibition season is too longRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 |

    The Thunder's Talib Zanna shoots against Pelicans center Jeff Withey in an NBA exhibition Thursday night in New Orleans. Steve Adams started at center, which is always entertaining.


  20. Tonight's TV picks: The Foo Fighters take a 'Sonic' trip on HBORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... explore the musical heritage of the various locales, including Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, Washington, D.C. and New York. The new clip of "Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" is bleak; Lorde sings while Katniss ...