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  1. Music in New Orleans for Monday, March 30, 2015: George Porter Jr. at the Maple LeafRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | The Times-Picayune

    The bassist from the Meters - arguably one of the funkiest people on the planet - leads a small combo for his semi-regular Monday night gig at the Maple Leaf. The Hi-Ho Lounge is on St. Claude Avenue in a definitely urban setting.

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  2. Matthew McConaughey has 'Magic Mike' moment at New Orleans Film Society GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Matthew McConaughey wasn't the only attraction at the annual New Orleans Film Society Gala on Saturday . If a setting could be a star, the Garden District home of Sara and Paul Costello was definitely glowing -- literally and figuratively.

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  3. Al Jareau winds up Cape Town Jazz Festival on a high noteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... the people were happy to see one of their own on stage. But it was the bald-headed Dee Dee Bridgewater and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra that took the cake. This is probably what most jazz purists were waiting for all along; the sounds of New ...

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  4. Thunder playoff standings: Oklahoma City lead on Pelicans, Suns shrinksRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Welcome to Loud City

    ... The Thunder maintain a 2.5 game lead over the Pelicans , and the Thunder need to remain at least 1 game ahead of New Orleans due to the head-to-head tie breaker. The Thunder remain 3 games ahead of the Suns , who lost last night to the Trail Blazers ...

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  5. Hot Rod Hundley, former NBA player and announcer, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday. He was 80. Hot Rod Hundley, former NBA player and announcer, dies PHOENIX - Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday.

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  6. Trail Blazers defeat Denver Nuggets, earn a day offRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... decreased the Blazers' magic number for a playoff berth to one, meaning they just need one more win -- or a New Orleans loss -- to clinch a postseason spot for the second consecutive season. Perhaps more important, thanks to Oklahoma City's Saturday ...

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  7. Hot Rod Hundley, former NBA player, Jazz announcer, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Texarkana Gazette

    Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday.

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  8. Hot Rod Hundley dies; former NBA player and Jazz announcer was 80Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Newsday

    Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday. He was 80. Hundley broadcast 3,051 Jazz games from 1974-2009.

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  9. Letting the good times rollRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

    When our flight finally landed at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, MSY, it was "Laissez les bons temps rouler," which is French for "Let the good times roll." If I were to describe the New Orleans area briefly, I'd say it is a feast of music, food and history.

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  10. B.J. Crosby, New Orleans-born Broadway and jazz vocalist, has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    B.J. Crosby, a Tony Award-nominated vocalist and actress who deployed her stratospheric upper register on theatrical stages and in jazz clubs around the world, died Friday at Tulane Medical Center of complications from a stroke and diabetes. She was 62. Born Joanne Crayton in New Orleans, she was known professionally as B.J. Crosby or Lady BJ.

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  11. Music in New Orleans for Sunday, March 29, 2015: Davell Crawford's 'Nickel-a-Dance'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    Davell Crawford is scheduled to host the final installment of the spring 2015 'Nickel-a-Dance' series at Maison on Frenchmen Street at 4 p.m. on March 29. (Keith Marszalek, NOLA.com On Sunday, March 29, the options for live music in New Orleans include a multi-talented singer and piano player presiding over the last installment of a popular afternoon series on Frenchmen Street. The "Nickel-a-Dance" series of Sunday afternoon traditional jazz concerts and dances concludes its spring 2015 season with pianist and vocalist Davell Crawford and his Creole Jazz Men.

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  12. Remembering West Virginia Legend Hot Rod HundleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HailWV.com

    ... he established himself as a renown broadcaster. He called games for the Los Angles Lakers, Phonix Suns, and New Orleans and Utah Jazz. He won the NBA's Distinguished Broadcaster Award in 1994 and was enshrined in the Naismith Hall of Fame as a ...

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  13. Hot Rod Hundley, former Jazz announcer, NBA player, dies at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday. He was 80. Hundley broadcast 3,051 Jazz games from 1974-2009.

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  14. Remembering 'Hot Rod,' the man who brought New Orleans Jazz action to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    In this Jan. 7, 2009, file photo, Utah Jazz broadcaster Rod Hundley prepares for his 3,000th broadcast with the Jazz, before the team's NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Hornets in Salt Lake City. Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday, March 27, 2015.

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  15. Being a mom isn't slowing Ani DeFrancoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Colorado Daily

    ... She was without her family - two children, ages 8 and 2, and her husband, Mike Napolitano - who are back home in New Orleans. It's both fitting and ironic for DiFranco, a feminist and musical icon, to have a husband she can refer to as "Mr. Mom." ...

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  16. Hot Rod Hundley, former NBA player and Jazz announcer, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Hawaii Today

    Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, passed away at his home in Phoenix on Friday. He was 80. Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, passed away at his home in Phoenix on Friday.

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  17. Rhythm Room Playlist 0/27/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWOZ

    ... kinetic musical structures are on the move! The musical houses will be landing at various sites around New Orleans for the rest of the year, hosting performances, artist talks, educational workshops, and free hours where members of the public can ...

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  18. Voice of the Utah Jazz Hot Rod Hundley. photo: paul fraughtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    "Hot Rod" Hundley, the beloved voice of the Utah Jazz who guided fans through countless yo-yo dribbles and leapin' leaners over more than 30 years on the air, died Friday at the age of 80. Hundley's easy West Virginia sensibilities and unmistakable vocal stylings and phrasings followed the Jazz from their inception in New Orleans in 1974 through 35 seasons, 23 playoff appearances and two trips to the NBA Finals before his retirement in 2009. The legendary voice, who had been dealing with the effects of Alzheimer's disease for several years, died at his home near Phoenix, surrounded by family.

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  19. Hot Rod Hundley, Former Jazz Broadcaster, Dies at Age 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BleacherReport

    ... game. He was on the call for Jazz games from the franchise's inception and remained after the team's move from New Orleans to Salt Lake City. Very sad to hear of the passing of Rod Hundley. A great basketball player and a legendary broadcaster. ...

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  20. Mr. Taylor and His Dirty DixieaRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Republic

    Mr. Taylor and his Dirty Dixie Band is a traditional dixieland band playing the New Orleans jazz of the early 1900's. This youthful, energetic group has gained a reputation for putting on toe-tappin', family-friendly concerts full of clean humor and great music.

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