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  1. Live From Birmingham: The Pedigree Jazz Band, Tony Bennett, The Fat Chops Big BandRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | All About Jazz

    ... of the same name. They gaze back fondly to the British traditional jazz revival of the 1950s, with hoary old New Orleans and Dixieland numbers being refracted through the interpretative lenses of . Half of these four artists have never been notably ...


  2. The WilliesLET Congress Pay Your BillsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | 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 ...


  3. Savior of jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... and Jelly Roll Morton and made numerous recordings with his wife "Blue" Lu Barker. In the sixties he returned to New Orleans and founded the Fairview Baptist Church Brass Band which produced such luminary performers as Leroy Jones, Michael White, ...


  4. Utah Jazz: Hayward returns with a mission to leadRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... - he was one of the final players cut - helped forge relationships with other players and, especially, New Orleans coach Monty Williams. He spoke of his desire to be an NBA All-Star and thinks he can become one of the league's elite players. Such ...


  5. Live music in New Orleans for Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014: Lee Fields' throwback soulRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    ... One Eyed Jacks in the French Quarter on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. On Tuesday, Sept. 30, the live music options in New Orleans include a soul singer who released his first record in the 1960s, a hip-hop/folk hybrid, and a pairing of two local ...


  6. 'Chef' on DVD: 5 cool things I learned from the home-video release of Jon Favreau's foodie filmRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    Jon Favreau's "Chef" lands on DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday , giving movie buffs a chance to feast as many times as they like on his foodie film, which was shot partly in New Orleans. To mark its arrival, here are five cool things I learned from a review copy of the "Chef" Blu-ray.


  7. Bogalusa rebirth: Blues festival generated much more than just music, food and funRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    My 13-year-old son turned to me excitedly at the kitchen table recently and proclaimed, "Mom, they're talking about Bogalusa on the news!" Even my young Maryland native has been around long enough to recognize that, unlike many of the other north shore communities that are closer to New Orleans, Bogalusa doesn't get much media play in the big city. And when it does, the news often is not good.


  8. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass: 12 top picks for the festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Thao Nguyen, an absolutely stunning talent. Details: 1:30 p.m., Star Stage. Hurray for the Riff Raff: The New Orleans Americana-folk band, led by captivating singer-songwriter Alynda Lee Segarra, made quite an impression during its set at the second ...


  9. The Best Twin Cities Concerts This Week: 9/29-10/2Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | City Pages

    Benjamin Booker with Blank Range Turf Club Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Benjamin Booker is riding a wave of enthusiasm that's already declaring him hands-down new artist of the year. Booker, 25, grew up a punker in Tampa and after college moved to New Orleans, where he got an education in blues and R&B listening to iconic roots radio station WWOZ.


  10. Aaron Neville and Maria Muldaur, "Amazing Grace," 1989Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WWOZ

    ... Note Samba". She's backed by the Tommy Flanagan Trio. The YouTube video mistakenly identifies this as "a packed New Orleans" performance, even though "Montreux" is clearly visible in the background, e.g. Two Guardians of the Groove, Bonnie Raitt and ...


  11. New Orleans Calling, Episode 13: "Bayou Road Blues"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWOZ

    This week's episode, titled "Bayou Road Blues," takes a look at the blues in the Crescent City. When you bring up New Orleans music, people don't necessarily think about the blues.


  12. Review: MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    ... the first three selections, Mintzer and the orchestra had given convincing accounts of funk, Latin American and New Orleans-flavoured compositions. After an interlude that set Mintzer's fluent, superbly cohesive tenor saxophone improvising in the ...


  13. Love is in the air at 'Love in the Garden'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    ... sculpture, "Love, Red Blue" that is this event's logo, of sorts. It helps that this event, which benefits the New Orleans Museum of Art , also provides a wealth of entertainment and culinary options (more than 50 restaurants and caterers ...


  14. In pictures: Joy of Jazz 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Mail & Guardian

    ... cian Jonas Gwangwa's performance gave many audience members goosebumps, especially during his collaboration with New Orleans trombonist Delfeayo.


  15. The world's best jazz festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Marina Times

    ... town Newport kicked off the jazz festival concept 60 years ago. And we would be remiss if we didn't mention the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, a throwback to the beginnings of the form when marching bands played dirges as they accompanied ...


  16. The Preservation Hall Jazz Band brought a little bit of New Orleans...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Pitch

    ... Mark Baud's trumpet wailed, crisp notes not trying to reinterpret or reinvent anything, just wild and bluesy New Orleans style swing. Behind him, Freddie Lonzo on trombone, Clint Maedgen on tenor sax and Charlie Gabriel on baritone sax (Gabriel ...


  17. Survey: Jacksonville among tops in Southern music spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... higher than the birthplace of rock n' roll (Memphis, Tenn.), new wave/alternative rock (Athens, Ga.) and jazz (New Orleans), according to a new survey by ConventionSouth magazine. This month, the magazine asked its readers and Facebook fans to pick ...


  18. Legend charms Muscat with his Jazz symphony at ROHMRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Times of Oman

    ... Mozart wasn't Austrian. We are going to play it in the correct way so you'll agree that Mozart was actually from New Orleans," D'Rivera said, prompting a lot of laughter. He then launched into a performance that did indeed take the second movement ...


  19. Leonard Cohen - Popular ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... credit for it, someone who often says more about us than he says about himself - as in moments like "Samson in New Orleans" and "Born in Chains." The production, just it was on 2012's impishly titled Old Ideas , can be a touch too modern. (Looking ...


  20. Dr. John brought old-school New Orleans jazz to Crossroads KC last nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Pitch

    Dr. John with Blue Orleans and The Honey Island Swamp Band Crossroads, Kansas City Friday, September 26, 2014 Dr. John is not just one guy. Some nights, he's a robe-clad New Orleans dignitary, former King of the Krewe du Vieux, bearer of funk, gris-gris and deep swamp mystery.