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

Dr. John Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch Concord You only have to look at the title of this record and the name of the artist on the cover to know that there's no way it isn't going to be great.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in West Virginia - Week of 7/20/2014

Hank Williams : Lost Highway in Broadway" border="0" height="100" width="100" align="right"> HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY West Virginia Public Theatre 7/23-7/27/2014 This bio- musical captures the highs and lows of one of country music's most significant artists who is frequently mentioned alongside Louis Armstrong , Robert Johnson , Duke Ellington ... (more)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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 today, July 19th at 2:00 pm.

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CTNow.com

HSO, Marva Hicks and Byron Stripling Pay Tribute To Ella And Pops At Talcott Mountain

When the Hartford Symphony Orchestra planned their tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, which takes place on July 25 as part of their Talcott Mountain Music Festival, they sure pulled in some ringers.

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Related Topix: Ambient, Armstrong, Jazz, Black Entertainment, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, The Orchestra, Big-Band, Symphony, Arts, Music, Entertainment

York Press

Trumpeter Hugh Masekela receives honorary degree

Trumpeter and singer Hugh Masekela, from Witbank, South Africa, was given a trumpet aged 14 by the American jazz legend Louis Armstrong and is still going strong at 75. He spent much of his life in exile during which time he released over 40 albums and was featured on countless more.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

NOLA.com

Lionel Ferbos, the longest-tenured jazz trumpeter in New Orleans, is 103 today

Lionel Ferbos, who long ago laid claim to the mantle of oldest active jazz musician in New Orleans, turns 103 on July 17 .

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Jazz Camp benefit concert tonight with Kermit Ruffins

If you haven't bought your tickets yet for the Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Jazz Camp benefit concert tonight with Kermit Ruffins , well, now's the time! Since it's formation in 1995 with support of the City of New Orleans , the Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp has grown by leaps and bounds offering instruction in brass, woodwinds, piano, ... (more)

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The Times-Picayune

Satchmo Summerfest 2014 and Old U.S. Mint bond over historic exhibit in New Orleans

Satchmo Summerfest embraces New Orleans history. In fact, this hip-shaking, gumbo-eating, second-lining French Quarter rite-of-swing centers on the Old U.S Mint , a branch of the Louisiana State Museum .

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Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, New Orleans, LA, Ambient, Armstrong

Mon Jul 14, 2014

American Reporter

Dungeons of DebtTHE Rowboat and the Destroyer: a Parable

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)

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Related Topix: Northern Arizona University, Bertolt Brecht, Vocal, Classical, Kurt Weill, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Bobby Darin

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Variety of entertainment coming to TBPAC

Live the life and times of Louis Armstrong, feel the beat of the percussion troupe STOMP, travel to Seville and Madrid listening to music by the Spanish Lyric Theater, hear the sounds of one of today's top female singers and get the heart pumping watching a dance sport competition.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Ambient, Armstrong, Theater, Arts, Opinion

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Community Advocate Newspaper

Westborough High grad and musician brings his talents Down Under

Former Westborough resident Eugene Cantera's lifelong fascination with music has led him to a hobby, a career, and most recently a trip to Australia where he spent a week as an artist in residence at the Wilderness School in Adelaide.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Only a Few Seats Left for LOUIS & ELLA, 7/15

Onemoe Music & Palm Beach Performing Arts Center present a 75 minute V.I.P. Concert of a the new musical celebrating the lives and legacies of two beloved American Icons: Louis & Ella.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Post-Standard

Trombone Shorty mashes up the musical greats at Jazz Fest Friday

Trombone Shorty is a mosaic of musical styles -- a literal mix tape of jazz, funk, blues and hip-hop.

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American Reporter

Dungeons of DebtTHE Rowboat and the Destroyer: a Parable

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)

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Related Topix: Northern Arizona University, Bertolt Brecht, Vocal, Classical, Kurt Weill, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Bobby Darin

Thu Jul 10, 2014

MLive.com

Fontana Summer Festival's Hot Club of Detroit refuses to keep itself confined to Paris,...

In spite of the limitations of being an acoustic quintet of guitars, bass, reeds and accordion, and getting the frequent sub-genre tag that drives the group up the wall, Hot Club of Detroit has an expansive jazz style.

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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.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Art Daily

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The Bowdoin College Museum of Art presents On 52nd Street: The Jazz Photographs of William P. Gottlieb.

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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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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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The Jewish Journal

Alon Nechushtan: Jazz music with Israeli roots

The history of jazz is rife with junctures where the music received an infusion of creative innovation from the far-flung provinces: Louis Armstrong turned Chicago on its ear in the 1920s; the Count Basie Orchestra and Charlie Parker hit New York in 1936 and 1941, respectively; and Ornette Coleman left Los Angeles to "change the century" at New ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Jazz, Black Entertainment, us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Travel, The Count Basie Orchestra, Charlie Parker, Los Angeles, CA

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