Friday Aug 29
Southwest Airlines adds daily flight to San Antonio, Texas, from New Orleans
In this June 4, 2014 photo, a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 comes in for a landing at Love Field in Dallas.
Friday Aug 29
Swing time with Chelsea Reed & the Fairweather Five
At the end of May, we did a charming Key Studio Session with the Philly jazzy swing band Chelsea Reed & The Fairweather Five .
Thu Aug 28, 2014
The Free Dictionary
Miles Davis once said, "You can tell the history of jazz in four words: Louis Armstrong .
Recreating the spirit of the jazz age
AUDIENCES can take a step back in time to the golden age of jazz with a show at Christchurch's Regent Centre.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
MomentumA Drawn-Out Death
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 8, 2009 -- Halfway through the second act of an innovative Northern Arizona University production of "The Threepenny Opera" one demonstrator in a New York City crowd waves the sign: "AIG IS CRUEL !!!" Such is the topical and often humorous adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's play and Kurt Weill's songs, as the realities of ... (more)
Dr. John's Louis Armstrong tribute 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat' is both too much and too little
From his landmark 1972 New Orleans rhythm & blues treatise "Gumbo" through more recent tributes to Duke Ellington and Johnny Mercer, Mac "Dr. John" Rebennack has often turned to outside sources for material.
All About Jazz
INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Lester Young
All About Jazz is celebrating Lester Young's birthday today! Lester A'Prez" Young was one of the giants of the tenor saxophone.
Poo~Pourri Presents: The Best Places To Flush In Flushing
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Tue Aug 26, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Bennett returns to Binghamton U. on Saturday
Bennett returns to Binghamton U. on Saturday Fans of Tony Bennett might be surprised to learn that he thinks he has a lot to learn.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Louisiana: On the Big Easy beat
It was a spur of the moment decision. I needed to go to Florida to take care of some family matters, but decided that I would spend a few days in New Orleans.
Your Leek Paper
Kevin Bryan's record reviews
Dr.John,"Ske-Dat-De-Dat...Spirit of Satch" - Mac Rebennack's latest CD offering finds the New Orleans singer and keyboardist paying tribute to another former product of the Crescent City as he immerses himself in a batch of songs made famous by the late great Louis Armstrong.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
New Recordings: Sinad O'Connor; Dr. John; Literature
It has been a long time since Sinad O'Connor was both an essential artist and an expert provocateur.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival
"You can tell the history of jazz in four words: Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker" - the words of jazz great Miles Davis paying homage to the forefathers of a musical movement now celebrated around the world.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Louis Armstrong House Hosts Jazzmobile Block Party Today
The Louis Armstrong House Museum presents its annual Jazzmobile Block Party today, August 21st from 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm featuring the Ray Mantilla Septet.
Hot and Haunting
The group plays a hot, toe-tapping musical blend featuring influences that include Django Reinhardt's signature gypsy jazz, 1930s-style European jazz and American roots artists, among them Squirrel Nut Zippers, Louis Armstrong and the Royal Crown Revue.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Listen Up: New tributes to Satchmo, Johnny Cash, Crue
Listen Up: New tributes to Satchmo, Johnny Cash, Crue USA TODAY music critics review a trio of new tribute albums saluting Louis Armstrong, Johnny Cash and Motley Crue.
Best of New Orleans
Out now: new releases from Dr. John, Benjamin Booker
Lo-fi demos of chugging blues numbers gave Booker a chance to flex his newly discovered gift of a voice, a smoke-rattled, throaty, note-sensitive whisper-growl not unlike that of blues greats before him.
First Listen: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's 'I Can't Give You Anything But Love'
As fans eagerly await Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett 's upcoming album 'Cheek to Cheek,' dropping September 23rd, the duo have shared another single from the project.
Los Angeles Times
Dr. John infuses Louis Armstrong tribute album with 'Spirit of Satch'
Dr. John, a.k.a. Mac Rebennack, says Louis Armstrong visited him in a dream. He's seen here playing in their shared hometown of New Orleans last year.
New Dr. John LP - The Spirit of Satch
Dr. John tributes another New Orleans legend on his new LP out today, Louis Armstrong .