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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Best of New Orleans
The New New Orleans, Part 2: Rosy Antoine
Miami native Rosy Antoine attended the University of New Orleans in 2010 and moved to New Orleans the following year.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Louis Armstrong often liked to tell tales about his past, especially his childhood.
The Kentucky Sisters, And Old-Time Tunes As Doorways To History
Did you know that John F. Kennedy was a Republican? Neither did I. But that's what one of my college students guessed in a course on news writing.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Krewe of Kolossos July 4th Flotilla presents patriotism bohemian-style
A fleet of canoes, kayaks, rubber rafts and other small vessels took to the brown waters of Bayou St. John in Mid-City this hot afternoon to celebrate Independence Day bohemian-style as part of the Krewe of Kolossos July 4th Flotilla .
Thu Jul 03, 2014
South African delegation finds connections between Durban and New Orleans
For most Americans, Durban, South Africa does not immediately evoke comparisons with New Orleans.
6 great soul food restaurants in New Orleans
New Orleans cuisine famously developed through contributions from a crazy quilt of ethnic groups.
Go vegan this Fourth of July with a meat-free hot dog or hamburger
When one thinks of PETA , he may immediately make the mental jump to fur protestors outside fancy balls, but their mission extends much, much further.
All About Jazz
RADIO/PODCAST: Summer Jazz BBQ This Week on Riverwalk Jazz
This week, The Jim Cullum Jazz Band swings their way through some of your favorite warm-weather tunes.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Listening to old jazz records with Boneslinger leader Dave Wright
Dave Wright smiles and looks up - he knows this one. "This is one of my favorite Countdown Quartet songs," he says, grinning at the memory of the loose and light-hearted Raleigh jazz band he helped anchor for more than a decade.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Can Millennials Save Jazz?
That's Jon Batiste's bet. The 27-year-old keyboardist and vocalist is steeped in the jazz and rhythm-and-blues traditions of New Orleans and though he now lives in New York, he's trying to create a kind of music that melds traditions like the second line to a more modern sound.
Student Kelsey Parker Advances in Idol Contest: Pearl River Town Talk
Pearl River High School student Kelsey Parker recently auditioned for the 5th annual Stage Door Idol contest at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Preservation Hall Jazz Band & The Dustbowl Revival at Ford Amphitheatre
Wondering what to do after the fireworks are over? I have the perfect thing. Head out to the Ford Amphitheatre on Saturday evening, July 5 to see one of New Orleans best ... Preservation Hall Jazz Band .
Frequent flyers will now be able to enjoy live music at Louis Armstrong International Airport
Your trip through Louis Armstrong International Airport will be a lot more jazzy the next time you take a flight.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
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Dr. John, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and a six-time Grammy-winner from New Orleans, will release his tribute to jazz great Louis Armstrong, "Ske-Dat-De-Dat...The Spirit Of Satch," Aug. 19. "He's the most famous guy that ever came out of my neighborhood," Dr. John says in a press release from Concord Records.