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Americana's New Wave

For nonspecialists, Louis Armstrong or Charlie Parker have spelled "jazz," Hank Williams or Johnny Cash "country," Robert Johnson or Muddy Waters "blues," Pete Seeger or Joan Baez "folk." Household names became reference points.

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Related Topix: Music!, Drama Movies, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Jazz, Country, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Charlie Parker

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Comeau to kick off season

In his career, he's moved with apparent ease through realms of blues, jazz, cajun, blues, roots and the singer-songwriter idiom, and, in his own unique way, been true to all of them. He sings, he plays fiddle, mandolin, accordion and piano and he tinkers, endlessly, with other instruments and musical ideas that take his fancy.

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Related Topix: Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Canada,

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Advocate

Guests to join Dr. John onstage at Joy Theater concert

Following the release of his Louis Armstrong tribute album, "Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch," Dr. John's Sept. 20 concert at the Joy Theater will feature many special guests.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, New Orleans, Terence Blanchard

NOLA.com

Your favorite books about New Orleans music: Chat live Friday, Sept. 12, at 10 a.m.

Earlier this week, we previewed some of the interesting music-related titles that will be hitting shelves this fall and winter , and in doing so, were prompted to think about the extensive literature of New Orleans music. At the time of this writing, almost 400 of you voted for your favorite reads in our poll , which listed 19 texts on local music topics ranging from brass to bounce to punk-rock flyer art of the 1980s and '90s.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Music!, New Orleans, LA, Arts, Literature, Slaughter, LA, Music, Entertainment

UnionLeader.com

Dr. John and The Nite Trippers to perform in Portsmouth

FUNKY FARE: Straight from New Orleans, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dr. John and The Nite Trippers will take Granite State audiences on a funky trip of swampy soul blues classics at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Prescott Park Arts Festival in Portsmouth.

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Related Topix: Music!, Drama Movies, Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock

Wed Sep 10, 2014

TwinCities

Clarinet virtuoso Christopher's set ranges from gentle to energetic

In a musical era dominated by amplified instruments and electronic gear, it's highly unlikely the clarinet will ever regain popularity close to the prominence it once enjoyed in American pop and jazz music. But if there is any current musician who could succeed in re-popularizing the straight, woodwind instrument, it would be New Orleans clarinet virtuoso Evan Christopher.

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

Log Cabin Democrat

Jazz Ensembles to perform tribute concert Sept. 24

The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will perform a tribute concert for Jerry Manion, Wednesday, Sept. 24, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.

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Related Topix: University of Central Arkansas, Arkansas, Drama Movies, Music!

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Examiner.com

F&M Patio Bar Review

A favorite spot of late night revelers, this New Orleans hole-in-the-wall has been drawing a crowd practically since the time of Louis Armstrong. Not for the faint of heart, F&M's draws a large local crowd, although there is a strong Tulane presence during the school year.

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

SFGate

Film traces record label founder Strachwitz's sonic search

Chris Strachwitz is seen at his Down Home Records store in El Cerrito, Calif. on Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: El Cerrito, CA, San Pablo, CA, Drama Movies, Music!, Entertainment

Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Trumpeter Leroy Jones infuses music traditions with '21st century flavor'

You could say that on Friday , jazz trumpeter Leroy Jones will not only walk in the footsteps of giants, but will do his part to keep their legacies alive. His fall season-opening performance at the Dew Drop Jazz Hall continues a long tradition at the rickety wooden structure in Old Mandeville: Hosting guys who know how to blow a horn.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Leroy Jones, Mandeville, LA, Music!, Drama Movies, New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Music, Entertainment

Albany Times Union

Dr. John honors Louis Armstrong in vibrant CD

This CD cover image released by Concord Music Group shows "Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch," by Dr. John. Many tribute albums fall flat, and star duets can seem forced, but Dr. John manages to avoid these traps in his wonderfully eccentric homage to Louis Armstrong .

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Music!, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Gospel, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Entertainment

Brandon Sun

Review: Paying tribute to Satch: Dr. John honours Louis Armstrong, New Orleans in vibrant CD

Many tribute albums fall flat, and star duets can seem forced, but Dr. John manages to avoid these traps in his wonderfully eccentric homage to Louis Armstrong. This is one of New Orleans' finest paying tribute to one of the city's musical founding fathers, and it's as relaxed and joyful as can be.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Music!, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Gospel, The Blind Boys of Alabama

Sun Sep 07, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

The Headliner: "Bring It Back" from Catherine Russell

In her fifth solo release, vocalist Catherine Russell has decided to dive deep into the American songbook. As she began to choose the repertoire for the new record, her search began by visiting the work of her father Luis Russell.

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

Canada.com

Devin Cuddy has found his own sound

It says something about Devin Cuddy that when asked to choose a favourite from the famous people he met while growing up - and as the son of Blue Rodeo's Jim Cuddy, he met a lot of famous artists - he mentions Ron MacLean. Yes, that Ron MacLean, the straight man to Don Cherry's ogre on Hockey Night in Canada, and a sporting figure among the artists and musicians who would visit the Cuddy home.

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Related Topix: Blue Rodeo, Pop/Rock, Ron MacLean, Don Cherry, Jazz, Music!, Drama Movies, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment

All About Jazz

Dr. John: Ske-Dat-De-Dat The Spirit of Satch

Multiple collaborations with various artists throughout a long career have given him a well-deserved reputation that earned him a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of FameA-even though he is a New Orleans boogie man at heart. His amazing tribute to the music of fellow Louisiana son Louis Armstrong features musicians from various backgrounds.

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Related Topix: Dr. John, Blues, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Ambient, Armstrong, Gospel, The Blind Boys of Alabama

Thu Sep 04, 2014

NOLA.com

Bids likely for three Orleans Parish School Board properties Friday

Charter schools are likely to make offers to buy three of four Orleans Parish School Board surplus properties as a final bid deadline approaches Friday. But the most expensive and historic property might remain open to commercial investors: the $3 million former Carrollton Courthouse.

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

Tue Sep 02, 2014

NOLA.com

Dr. John's Louis Armstrong tribute 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat': What others are saying

My recent review of Dr. John's new album of Louis Armstrong material, "Ske-Dat-De-Dat," was decidedly mixed.

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

Egypt Today

Dancing in the streets at French Quarter Festival

In New Orleans we have four seasons: crab, crawfish, oyster and shrimp. Did you think I was talking about weather? No, in Louisiana's most famous city, we base our lives on food, and it doesn't hurt to have some sweet tunes flirting with your ears while you dive into all of the culinary treasures of the Crescent City.

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Related Topix: Music!, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Life, Food, Dining, Recipes

Mon Sep 01, 2014

All About Jazz

Music Industry: Al Belletto: 'Sounds and Songs'

In the 10-inch jazz LP era between 1952 and 1955, record companies were hungry for arrangers who could write for small groups.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Gerry Mulligan, Stan Kenton, Buffalo, NY, Drama Movies, Music!

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

NOLA

Spending less than 48 hours in a city shouldn't justify a 12-hour round-trip drive, but New Orleans is made for whirlwind weekends.

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

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Directed by Arthur Lubin

Starring Arturo de Cordova and Louis Armstrong

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