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2 hrs ago | 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.

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7 hrs ago | 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.

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

14 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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

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.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Daily Kos

Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong often liked to tell tales about his past, especially his childhood.

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GPB.org

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.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

NOLA.com

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 .

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

NOLA.com

South African delegation finds connections between Durban and New Orleans

For most Americans, Durban, South Africa does not immediately evoke comparisons with New Orleans.

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The Times-Picayune

6 great soul food restaurants in New Orleans

New Orleans cuisine famously developed through contributions from a crazy quilt of ethnic groups.

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Examiner.com

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.

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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.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Independent Weekly

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.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Atlantic

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.

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The Times-Picayune

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.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Examiner.com

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 .

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NOLA.com

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.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Advocate

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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.

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The Advocate

Grammy-nominated Ledisi returns to Essence stage

Ledisi Anibade Young, the eight-time Grammy-nominated singer known simply as Ledisi , returns to her native New Orleans next weekend for her sixth Essence Festival appearance.

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The Times-Picayune

Justin Moore plays Champions Square, plus more things to do in New Orleans Friday

Kevin Betzer, Randy Hart, and Hart Fortenbery from the SyFy program "Deep South Paranormal," along with the Paranormal Society of New Orleans, investigate the haunted history of the Andrew Jackson Hote l.

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Directed by Arthur Lubin

Starring Arturo de Cordova and Louis Armstrong

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