Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

New Orleans News

News on New Orleans continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

8 min ago | Sunday Herald

Good advice keeps these young jazz musicians on straight and narrow

Christian Scott is enthusing about the young musicians who make up the band he brings to Edinburgh Jazz Festival this weekend when he stops himself.

Comment?

Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Jazz, Art Blakey, Drama Movies, Music!, New Orleans

4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

National World War II Museum's Nick Mueller's 75th Surprise Party is a slice of 'This is Your Life'

For the man in charge the ever-expanding National World War II Museum, President and CEO Nick Mueller , one would think it would be hard to surprise him on his work stomping grounds.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drama Movies, Music!, New Orleans, LA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WWOZ

Memories of Lionel Ferbos

Lionel Ferbos was a living link to New Orleans history. Born in 1911, he lived through the last century of development and change that most of us read about in books.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drama Movies, Music!, New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Jazz, Creole, LA, Theater, Arts

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Kos

Detroit owns a piece of my soul

As I prepare to leave Detroit, Michigan, today and head back to New York after attending the Netroots Nation 2014 gathering of bloggers, I'm thinking about the multi-faceted meanings Detroit has for me, not as simply a visitor, but as a political activist, ethno-historian and a person raised in black American culture.

Comment?

Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Motown, Soul, Drama Movies, Music!, Windy City

Fri Jul 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Bria Skonberg Quartet Set for Louis Armstrong House Museum's...

The uber talented Bria Skonberg brings her quartet featuring Sean Cronin, Base; Dalton Ridenhour, Piano and Darrian Douglas, drums to Louis Armstrong House Museum today, July 19th at 2:00 pm.

Comment?

Related Topix: Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Recreational Vehicle, Award

CTNow.com

HSO, Marva Hicks and Byron Stripling Pay Tribute To Ella And Pops At Talcott Mountain

When the Hartford Symphony Orchestra planned their tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, which takes place on July 25 as part of their Talcott Mountain Music Festival, they sure pulled in some ringers.

Comment?

Related Topix: Ambient, Armstrong, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Music!, Drama Movies, The Orchestra, Big-Band, Symphony, Arts, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

For The Love Of Black Music

It still surprises me that a few of my colleagues who regularly attend music festivals like Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Budweiser Made in America still haven't heard of, or don't seem to know much about, the annual Essence Festival , held every July 4th weekend in New Orleans at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Comment?

Related Topix: History Movies, America, Drama Movies, Music!, New Orleans, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Ruby Dee

NOLA.com

Lionel Ferbos, the longest-tenured jazz trumpeter in New Orleans, is 103 today

Lionel Ferbos, who long ago laid claim to the mantle of oldest active jazz musician in New Orleans, turns 103 on July 17 .

Comment?

Related Topix: Music!, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Music Review: Jolie Holland's 'Wine Dark Sea'

Jolie Holland's latest album, "Wine Dark Sea" , feels like a promise fulfilled. On her earliest studio recordings from a decade ago she demonstrated a supple voice and an anything-goes approach to arrangement that gave her folk-blues an off-kilter sparkle.

Comment?

Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, Dark, Folk, Jolie Holland, Music!, Drama Movies

The Times-Picayune

Satchmo Summerfest 2014 and Old U.S. Mint bond over historic exhibit in New Orleans

Satchmo Summerfest embraces New Orleans history. In fact, this hip-shaking, gumbo-eating, second-lining French Quarter rite-of-swing centers on the Old U.S Mint , a branch of the Louisiana State Museum .

Comment?

Related Topix: Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Music!, Drama Movies, New Orleans, LA, Ambient, Armstrong

Wall Street Journal

Music Review: Modernizing Morton

Henry Butler's 1986 debut recording, "Fivin' Around," married the past and present in meaningful ways, establishing his place within both a long line of distinctive New Orleans piano virtuosos and a forward-leaning modern-jazz landscape.

Comment?

Related Topix: Henry Butler, Jazz, Drama Movies, Music!, New Orleans, Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Steven Bernstein, Fats Waller

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Live Review: Carsie Blanton at Rockwood Music Hall

On the heels of the release of her new jazz standards album, "Not Old, Not New" , singer-songwriter Carsie Blanton stopped in New York City on her long US tour.

Comment?

Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Duke Ellington, Jazz, Drama Movies, Music!, Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Music Vault on YouTube features a slew of New Orleans musicians

So this launched three months ago but it's worth noting that music fans the world over have a new way to waste hours of their time online thanks to the Music Vault YouTube Channel .

Comment?

Related Topix: Drama Movies, Music!, New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Jazz

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Post-Standard

Trombone Shorty mashes up the musical greats at Jazz Fest Friday

Trombone Shorty is a mosaic of musical styles -- a literal mix tape of jazz, funk, blues and hip-hop.

Comment?

Related Topix: Trombone Shorty, Syracuse, NY, Drama Movies, Music!, Black Entertainment, Louis Armstrong, Entertainment

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Charleston City Paper

Hurray For The Riff Raff to headline Edisto bluegrass fest

The organizers of a bluegrass festival on Edisto Island have announced that this year's headliners won't be a bluegrass band at all.

Comment?

Related Topix: Edisto Island, SC, Drama Movies, Music!

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Erie Times News

Like his old man, Louis Prima Jr. swings

'Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans?" asks a song made famous by Louis Armstrong.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drama Movies, Music!, Black Entertainment, Louis Armstrong, Bemus Point, NY

BroadwayWorld.com

Bria Skonberg Quartet Set for Louis Armstrong House Museum's...

The uber talented Bria Skonberg brings her quartet featuring Sean Cronin, Base; Dalton Ridenhour, Piano and Darrian Douglas, drums to Louis Armstrong House Museum on Saturday, July 19th at 2:00 pm.

Comment?

Related Topix: Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Recreational Vehicle, Award

The Times-Picayune

Satchmo Summerfest greets New Orleans kids with expanded 2014 programing

Satchmo Summerfest will welcome New Orleans kids with an expanded roster of free weekend programs in 2014.

Comment?

Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Drama Movies, Music!, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Family, New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Kids

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Jess Stacy: Swing Pianist

The swing era is widely considered to be the golden age of big bands. Which is true, but the decade also was a period of widespread jazz piano genius.

Comment?

Related Topix: Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Fats Waller, Art Tatum, Duke Ellington

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Open Source Comments

Ruby Braff's Tribute to Louis Armstrong

Hoagy Carmichael, the song-writer of "Stardust" and "Georgia," remembered the first time he heard Louis Armstrong play, in 1921.

Comment?

Related Topix: Music!, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Drama Movies, Ambient, Armstrong, Ruby Braff, Hoagy Carmichael

•••
•••
•••
•••

New Orleans Movie Info

Directed by Arthur Lubin

Starring Arturo de Cordova and Louis Armstrong

User Rating:

Add to your Netflix queue

•••
•••
•••
•••