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Shakespeare & Co's 'Satchmo' earns raves in off-Broadway transfer

One of the great benefits of going to theater in western Massachusetts is the opportunity to catch new plays during their gestational periods, before they go on to greater renown in New York or across the country.


Related Topix: Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Theater, Arts, Lenox, MA, Ambient, Armstrong, Music!, Drama Movies

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Pete Fountain has retired from performing, will miss the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest

The Pete Fountain fans who filled the Economy Hall Tent at the 2013 New Orleans Jazz Fest unknowingly bore witness to bittersweet history: The farewell performance by one of the greats of New Orleans music in general, and traditional jazz clarinet specifically.


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

Green Bay Press-Gazette

New Black Eagle Jazz Band to perform

McMillan Library in Wisconsin Rapids will present the New Black Eagle Jazz Band in concert at 7 p.m. April 24 in the Library's Fine Arts Center.


Related Topix: Jazz, Black Eagle Jazz Band, New Black Eagle Jazz Band, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Music!, Drama Movies

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Region heats up with summer of sizzling shows

We're still a couple of months from the official start of summer, but it's never too early to start planning which concerts to attend when the weather finally warms up for good.


Related Topix: New York, Binghamton, NY, Music!, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Drama Movies, Ambient, Armstrong

Daily Mail

Epic Deal! A 15,000 Groupon holiday to the States to meet Brad...

The Nomadic Kitchen! Friends ride 20,000km from London to Cape Town in 501 days by BICYCLE ... all in search of the perfect meal Red carpet holiday! Unique A 15,000 Groupon deal to the States to meet Brad Pitt, Bruno Mars and Kings of Leon Popular Cornwall beach ruined for Easter holidays after council dumps 100 CHRISTMAS TREES on it Half a seal, a ... (more)


Related Topix: Legends of the Fall, Western, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Brad Pitt, Music!, New Orleans, LA, Travel

Esperanza Spalding, Thelonious Monk, Ravi Coltrane and Grammy Award...

Indican Pictures will release the award-winning film A History of Jazz: Oxygen for the Ears on May 13, 2014.


Related Topix: Jazz, Thelonious Monk, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Music!, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Science / Technology, NASA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Catherine Russell, Bria Skonberg's Brass Kicker and More Set for ...

THE 2nd ANNUAL NEW YORK HOT JAZZ FESTIVAL is set for The Players Club - 16 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan on Sunday, May 18 - 1:00pm to 1:00am.


Related Topix: New York, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Drama Movies, Music!, Harlem (New York, NY), Gramercy Park (New York, NY), New Orleans, Jazz

Sun Apr 13, 2014

BWW Spotlights Lady Day Star Audra McDonald's Soaring Career

In honor of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill's opening on Broadway tonight, BroadwayWorld decided to highlight Tony- and Drama Desk Award-winning actress Audra McDonald 's body of work.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, A Raisin in the Sun, Audra McDonald, Theater, Porgy and Bess, Music!, Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday, Jazz

The Advocate

Blues Festival coup, Dr. John, gets BR moving

One-time Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey is famous for his catch phrase, "All right, all right, all right."


Related Topix: Dr. John, Blues, Baton Rouge, LA, Music!, Drama Movies

Observer & Eccentric

April celebrates American art form - Jazz

According to the Oxford Dictionary, jazz is "a type of music of black American origin characterized by improvisation, syncopation, and usually a regular or forceful rhythm, emerging at the beginning of the 20th century.


Related Topix: Duke Ellington, Jazz, Drama Movies, Music!, Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday, Freddie Hubbard, Ella Fitzgerald

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Dr. John returns to French Quarter Fest after nearly 30 years Friday, to massive crowds

Late in his set at the French Quarter Festival Friday evening , Dr. John rolled out a rollicking R&B number from New Orleans guitarist Earl King's book - " Mama and Papa ," with its opening lines, "Your mama and your papa, your sister and your brother, the people 'cross the street, and a whole lot of others, they don't want to see me with you."


Related Topix: Dr. John, Blues, New Orleans, Jazz, Earl King, Drama Movies, Music!, New Orleans, LA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

New Orleans music alive and kicking with Preservation Hall Jazz Band

From the beginning of his career, guitarist and composer John Scofield has shown a great ability to credibly move between genres and sub-genres in modern jazz.


Related Topix: Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, New Orleans, LA, New Orleans, John Scofield, Chet Baker

The Times-Picayune

Rude cab driver? In Jefferson Parish, it could cost a cabbie his license

Taxi cabs gather at the Louis Armstrong International Airport awaiting fares. Cabs whose permits were given by Jefferson Parish could see them revoked under a new law, if a driver is found to have not conducted him or herself in a "polite and professional manner."


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

Cape Cod Times

Sound choice: Jazz clarinetist Evan Christopher

The sights, sounds and tastes of Louisiana's vibrant city will be brought to life here on Cape Cod as part of the first annual New Orleans to Orleans Festival.


Related Topix: Jazz, Evan Christopher, Music!, Drama Movies, New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Deseret News

Preservation Hall Jazz Band returns to SLC jazz series

Think of the rich food of New Orleans with its spicy influences of Cajun, French and Latin flavors, and translate those flavors into music.


Related Topix: Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Jazz, Drama Movies, Music!, New Orleans, Oberlin College

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Visalia Times-Delta

Jazzaffair returns to Three Rivers for weekend festival

Three Rivers will have all the jazz a fan can handle this weekend at the 42nd annual Jazzaffair sponsored by the Sierra Traditional Jazz Club.


Related Topix: Three Rivers, CA, Jazz, Sidney Bechet, Music!, Drama Movies, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Reedley, CA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Review: New Orleans Jazz by Edward Branley

In the earliest days, New Orleans jazz was very different than the music and settings we know today.


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

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Star Tribune

Thompson keeps jazz tradition alive and well

Butch Thompson, pianist and onetime leader of the Prairie Home Companion band, will play an intimate show at the LeDuc estate in Hastings next Sunday.


Related Topix: Butch Thompson, Jazz, Watches, Drama Movies, Music!, New Orleans, Scott Joplin, Fats Waller

Something Else! Reviews

Viper Mad Trio - Buddy Bolden's Blues

With so many traditional jazz artists fetishizing the oh-so-serious 1950s, it's a breath of fresh air to find the Viper Mad Trio kicking up their heels amid the hipster - and determinedly happy - small-combo sounds that came before.


Related Topix: Django Reinhardt, Jazz, Drama Movies, Music!, New Orleans, Louisiana

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Barnstable Patriot

Music Notes: You don't need to miss New Orleans

Nauset Regional Middle School hosts the first New Orleans to Orleans Festival April 10 to 12 with music, food, film, and art.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Music!, New Orleans, Jazz, Evan Christopher, Arts, Literature


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Directed by Arthur Lubin

Starring Arturo de Cordova and Louis Armstrong

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