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  1. Audubon Zoo sets funky New Orleans music lineup for Soul Fest, March 7-8Read the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The Times-Picayune

    Irvin Mayfield will be among the performers at Audubon Zoo's annual Soul Fest, March 7-8. Audubon Zoo will celebrate African-American culture and New Orleans music at Soul Fest, March 7-8.

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  2. Razor sharp dixieland jazz to Country music on the WireRead the original story

    35 min ago | Bedford Today

    ... musical era. With sounds ranging from blues in the Mississippi Delta to the dusty, dixieland jazz sounds from New Orleans, the musical stylings of Muscle Shoals on up to the primitive roots of American Country music, Hannah leaves no inspiration or ...

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  3. The History of Jazz Music: A Story For Every Music Lovers,...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | East Texas Review

    ... Enough" and many other favorites. So yes, I'll bet you do like jazz. Jazz was the product of the melting pot of New Orleans; center of the American slave trade. In 1817, the New Orleans city council established "Congo Square" as an official site for ...

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  4. Harry Connick, Jr. to Wow Audience at Clay Center in Charleston, WV TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... to create what he was feeling at that moment - a refreshing change from rigidly routine shows that sizzle with New Orleans sounds. Danita Allen is a photographer/journalist and is currently enrolled at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh to obtain a BS ...

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  5. Clarinetist, Saxophonist Anat Cohen to Perform in Jazz Room at William Paterson University March 1Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... Tour. Now her latest CD ranges from "buoyant dances to darkly lyrical ballads, drawing inspiration from New Orleans and New York, Africa and Brazil." Tickets are $15, or $12 for senior citizens and William Paterson faculty, staff, and alumni, $8 for ...

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  6. TELEFUNKEN Mics For New Orleans Band In The Studio & On StageRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ProSoundWeb

    Eclectic New Orleans funk band Galactic utilizes a variety of microphones from TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik for stage and studio work. Blending funk and jazz with other genres, Galactic tours widely in support of their albums and often features such guest artists as Corey Glover, lead vocalist for Living Colour.

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  7. Koko Taylor, "Can't Let Go", Live 1993Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WWOZ

    ... The artist named "Beans on Toast" is described on his YouTube Channel as an "English drunk folk singer." "New Orleans Honeymoon" is a track from from his new (6th) album, The Grand Scheme of Things . The video, which contains a lot of great French ...

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  8. Six New Small Format PaintingsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Portals and KM

    Here are six new 12 " square paintings that are smaller versions of works I previously did in a larger format. They include Greek lemons, fresh cabbage, red apples, sliced peaches, and warm bread at the restaurant, Annunciation in New Orleans.

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  9. Indie rock icons check in at the NeptuneRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... play the venue at 9 p.m. Feb. 27, again showcasing its eclectic stew of jazz, hip-hop and funk. Based out of New Orleans, the group got its start in 1993, winning a following outside Louisiana thanks to its ability to channel old sounds and make ...

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  10. Jelly's Last Jam The August Wilson Play That Almost Was and...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Playbill

    ... of 1938 interviews in the Library of Congress between Alan Lomax and Jelly Roll Morton. Says Lion, "I love New Orleans. I planned to do a light, entertaining musical that explored the origins of jazz which I think is the only original American art ...

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  11. Alternative Pick: Trombone Shorty, 5th Ward Weebie & New Breed Brass ...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | AllHipHop.com

    Backed by one of the most popular songs in New Orleans over the last year called "Let Me Find Out," Weebie is shedding new light on the Bounce music genre thats been recently popularized by the twerking movement and Fuse TV's show with Big Freedia. Now 5th Ward Weebie is keeping it all the way New Orleans as he has teamed up with the New Breed Brass Band and the world famous Trombone Shorty for a song that was widely popular in New Orleans during Mardi Gras.

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  12. Music in New Orleans for Friday, Feb. 27, 2015: Funk Monkey at Tipitina'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    On Friday, Feb. 27, the options for live music in New Orleans include a legendary jazz-funk ensemble, a local all-star funk band, and a gathering of female-fronted bands and dance troupes. The Headhunters have amassed a 40 year history rich in ambitious, often funky, jazz fusion, demonstrated by such classics as "Chameleon" and "God Made Me Funky."

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  13. February 26thRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewMexiKen

    ... boogie-woogie piano playing and drawling, Creole-inflected vocals, Antoine "Fats" Domino Jr. help put his native New Orleans on the map during the early rock and roll era. He was, in fact, a key figure in the transition from rhythm & blues to rock ...

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  14. 2015 Wednesdays at Lafayette Square schedule announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWOZ

    ... The artist named "Beans on Toast" is described on his YouTube Channel as an "English drunk folk singer." "New Orleans Honeymoon" is a track from from his new (6th) album, The Grand Scheme of Things . The video, which contains a lot of great French ...

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  15. Duke alumnus Eric Oberstein wins GrammyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Chronicle

    ... at Symphony Space titled CubaNOLA, which explored the rhythmic relationship between Cuban music and music from New Orleans," Bashore said. This is the second album he has been involved with that has won a Grammy. Bashore was an alto sax chair on ...

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  16. New Recording: Alan Hampton Releases Sophomore Album "Origami for the Fire"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | All About Jazz

    ... tracks. Then the tour began and I snuck in sessions whenever and wherever I could, in London , Los Angeles , New Orleans , Chicago , New York." Hampton began his musical career as a jazz bassist in Houston , Texas, where his obvious talents earned ...

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  17. EVENT: NEC Alum John Medeski Returns to Campus for Performance on Thursday, February 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | All About Jazz

    ... "Querencia" and "Where's Sly?"- as well as two Ellington compositions that Medeski has recorded: "Blues for New Orleans" and "Chinoiserie." These are the opening tracks from two late Ellington suites. 'New Orleans Suite" (1970), commissioned by ...

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  18. 5 of the best clubs in LeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    ... Tong event at the end of February, it'll set you up for a good night out. It may be in Leeds but its heart is in New Orleans. The Smokestack is a real treat for all you dancers born in the wrong generation. With a strict music policy (which they ...

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  19. Spot celebs hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    ... and the CafA Carlyle is the place to hang, especially when Woody Allen shows up to jam with the Eddy Davis New Orleans jazz band. London offers stiff competition for L.A. and New York when it comes to celebrity-filled hotels. Along with Old ...

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  20. David Lyttle: Facing All The MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | All About Jazz

    ... in Waringstown, the music was recorded in Dublin, Derry, London and New York. Some of the music was inspired by New Orleans and a little bit of all these places inhabits the highly melodic, groove-based music. Most of the music, however, was written ...

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