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4 hrs ago | WWOZ

The Columbia and RCA Victor Live Recordings of Louis Armstrong and the All Stars

Ever since he listened to "St. Louis Blues" on the Louis Armstrong's "16 Most Requested Songs" CD, Ricky Riccardi has been obsessed with Pops.

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8 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

Preview: Satchmo SummerFest

John Boutte performs on the Red Beans and Ricely Yours stage at 3:45 p.m. Friday at the Old U.S. Mint.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Ambient, Armstrong, Boutte, LA, New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Remembering Jazz great Artie Shaw

On the eve of America's entry into World War II, TIME magazine reported that to the German masses the United States meant "sky-scrapers, Clark Gable, and Artie Shaw."

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14 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

Satchmo SummerFest to honor Lionel Ferbos

French Quarter Festivals announced it will honor Lionel Ferbos, who died July 17 at the age or 103, at Satchmo SummerFest .

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

18 hrs ago | WWOZ

New Orleans Calling: In Search of Satchmo

Welcome to the WWOZ's new nationally syndicated program, NEW ORLEANS CALLING! We have lots in store for you! The presence and spirit of Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong can be found in books, in movies, and on recordings spanning many decades -- but in New Orleans, he's very much alive in another way: in the spirit of the musicians of the city.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Black Entertainment, New Orleans, LA, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Westport Now

Levitt Celebration Sundays Music Series Kicks Off

The new Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts tonight kicked off its Celebration Sundays Music Series with a performance by The Hot Sardines featuring hot jazz, salty stride piano, and the kind of music Louis Armstrong, Django Reinhardt, and Fats Waller used to make.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

NOLA.com

Preview 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch' Dr. John's upcoming album

Mac 'Dr. John' Rebennack, onstage at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on May 3, 2014, during 'The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music.'

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All About Jazz

RADIO/PODCAST: Cornet Master Bob Barnard This Week on Riverwalk Jazz

This week on Riverwalk Jazz, Australian cornet master Bob Barnard joins the Jim Cullum Jazz Band on the bandstand.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Singer-pianist Dr. John still going strong at 73

Growing up as a New Orleans musician in the '40s and '50s, Mac Rebennack had a street-level view of the legend of Louis Armstrong.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

All About Jazz

VIDEO/DVD: Dave Lambert: Voice of Reason

If you want to truly understand the kind side of jazz-the side that reveres other artists, wants everyone to love the music and views improvisation as way to bring people together-you need to dig the music of Dave Lambert.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Charlie Parker

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Metro Times

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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Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

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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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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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

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