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  1. Seth Walker's 10 Favorite Texas Blues TunesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Houston Press

    ... between him and John Mayer are undeniable, but Walker is much better behaved.) Last year he relocated to New Orleans after a spell in Nashville and, with Oliver Wood of the Wood Brothers producing, cut Sky Still Blue , a stylish collection of new ...


  2. Andy Biskin's Ibid: Act NecessaryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    ... somewhat similar, with a forward-leaning jazz momentum and fugue-like structure. The percolating polyrhythms of New Orleans crop up on a few pieces. In its opening seconds, "The Titans" moves from a horn chorale to a cheery second-line underpinning ...


  3. Five-day festival brings New Orleans sound to Truro tentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    The music of New Orleans offers a variety of sounds and lively musical stylings, and for five straight nights in Truro, this diversity will be on full display - courtesy of the Payomet Performing Arts Center's New Orleans Music Festival.


  4. Summer Dance Hall Series encore show at Pearl this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    ... 30, 2014. Doc Watkins will close out the series with a special performance and he is being joined by a six piece New Orleans swing band. This local jazz legend is a pianist, arranger, band leader and founder of South Texas Jazz . South Texas Jazz is ...


  5. IndyCar Grand Prix of Louisiana announced for April 10-12, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    NOLA Motorsports Park owner Laney Chouest said in May when New Orleans was granted an IndyCar race that the city would provide an experience unlike any other.


  6. Kurt Elling, Jeff Bradshaw and More Set for Kimmel Center's 2014-15 Jazz SeriesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago |

    ... Marsalis , artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center; Irvin Mayfield, cultural ambassador of the City of New Orleans; and Jason Moran, musical adviser for jazz at the Kennedy Center." After a highly successful run of free Sittin' In Jam sessions ...


  7. Faith Lutheran Church Offers New Orleans Jazz LiturgiesRead the original story

    13 hrs ago |

    On Sunday morning, September 7, Faith Lutheran Church will be offering two New Orleans Jazz Liturgies, at 8:30 and 11 am.


  8. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WYLD-FM

    ... d Albright and Regina Belle! All together for one night on one stage Friday, August 29th at the Saenger Theatre, New Orleans.


  9. Now Hear this: Huff a melting pot for folkies, rockersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... my electric guitar," says the co-founder of Minneapolis rock veterans Soul Asylum, from his current home in New Orleans. "So I had to find out if there'd be other bands there rockin' out." Once he was informed that many fellow HUFF performers, like ...


  10. Hall Piano Fall Open House With Complimentary Piano LessonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... your child's interest in learning piano. The Academy, sponsored in partnership with the Steinway Society of New Orleans, provides an opportunity for kids of all ages to explore music through the piano. From pop, jazz and classical to gospel, ...


  11. Live music in New Orleans for Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014: LIttle Freddie KingRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    Little Freddie King during the New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation Sweet 16 Prom at the Palm Court Jazz Cafe in New Orleans on April 30, 2014.


  12. Make it a 'no cell phone day'Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Wilson County News

    Post a comment If you're like jazz trombonist and music producer Delfeayo Marsalis, a member of the acclaimed Marsalis family from New Orleans, you appreciate the "old-school" ways of doing things.


  13. Lovers of jazz see Detroit as the New Orleans of the northRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

    The 35th annual Detroit Jazz Festival is this Labor Day weekend. It is the largest free jazz festival in the world, and it will be held in downtown Detroit at Campus Martius and Hart Plaza.


  14. Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bart's Continues 9/14Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    ... University Press. His A Little Jazz Mass was composed in 2004 for the Crescent City Children's Choir Festival in New Orleans. It is a setting of the Latin Ordinary of the Mass in a purely jazz idiom. Chilcott's experience in the jazz medium is ...


  15. Jazz up your life with a music festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Northern Life

    ... Brass Band and Emilie-Claire Barlow. The Heavyweights Brass Band - also from Toronto - is a relatively new New Orleans-inspired group. "It's funky music," Walsh said. They're absolutely fantastic players - just unbelievable. They'll have you on your ...


  16. 'Pistol Pete' Maravich is No. 3 on list of 51 all-time greatest Louisiana athletesRead the original story

    20 hrs ago |

    ... his career. In the first game of Maravich's junior season, he did play on a court - the Loyola Field House in New Orleans - that had a three-point line because it was the home of the ABA's Buccaneers. He scored 52 points on 22-of-34 shooting, the ...


  17. 'Coffee and Bananas' is theme of Downriver Fest, brown bag lunch in New OrleansRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river. New Orleans is a port city where locals wake to the smell of coffee wafting over banana trees laden with yellow fruit, their tropical leaves waving over courtyard walls as breezes blow off the Mississippi River.


  18. Live music in New Orleans for Wed., Aug. 27, 2014: Royal Southern BrotherhoodRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    ... at the Freret Street PubliQ House on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. On Wednesday, Aug. 27, the live music options in New Orleans include a free show on Algiers Point, a trio of slide guitarists and an all-star roots rock and blues band. Cajun-pop fiddler ...


  19. The Gold Room comethRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... Mining Exchange complex. The venue will also be playing host to Chris Smither on Sept. 14. The much-lauded New Orleans singer-songwriter got his start collaborating with Bonnie Raitt , after the two discovered their mutual love for Lightnin' Hopkins ...


  20. 35 top things to see at Bumbershoot 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    ... Cyrus on national television - was popularized by Big Freedia - aka Freddy Ross - the outrageous rapper from New Orleans who specializes in the "bounce" genre. Big Freedia appeared on the TV show about post-Katrina New Orleans, "Treme," and also ...