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  1. Good advice keeps these young jazz musicians on straight and narrowRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

    ... playing with Miles Davis on television and thinking his uncle had the coolest job in the world. Growing up in New Orleans, though, and being made aware of the city's culture every day through a family that played a prominent part in keeping elements ...

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  2. Funeral, Second Line For Lionel Ferbos Scheduled For Aug. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Thenew995fm.com

    Ferbos will be buried Aug. 2, the same weekend the Satchmo Summerfest celebrates the legacy of another New Orleans trumpeter, Louis Armstrong.

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  3. National World War II Museum's Nick Mueller's 75th Surprise Party is a slice of 'This is Your Life'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... held for him at the museum. Senior staff, including Executive Vice President Stephen Watson, and University of New Orleans history professor Gunter Bischof, were the guiding forces. (Bischof also played a lead role in the Festschrift , a tribute ...

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  4. Lionel Ferbos' funeral services set for Aug. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    Ferbos will be buried Aug. 2, the same weekend the Satchmo Summerfest celebrates the legacy of another New Orleans trumpeter, Louis Armstrong.

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    Tuesday | Connecticut Post

    ... The band's sound comes from the rich brew of hot jazz, rich rhythms and what it calls "wartime Paris via New Orleans, or the other way around," punctuated by a solid brass lineup, the swing of a stride piano and the rich timbre of the band's ...

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  6. Hot Sardines ready to jazz up the joint at Levitt PavilionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Times

    ... The band's sound comes from the rich brew of hot jazz, rich rhythms and what it calls "wartime Paris via New Orleans, or the other way around," punctuated by a solid brass lineup, the swing of a stride piano and the rich timbre of the band's ...

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  7. Funeral for 103-year-old New Orleans jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos is Aug. 2, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    Funeral arrangements are set for Lionel Ferbos, the 103-year-old New Orleans jazz trumpeter who died July 19 .

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  8. Memories of Lionel FerbosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WWOZ

    Lionel Ferbos was a living link to New Orleans history. Born in 1911, he lived through the last century of development and change that most of us read about in books.

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  9. Detroit owns a piece of my soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Daily Kos

    ... time in my past. Many U.S. cities have nicknames-New York City is "the Big Apple," Chicago is "the Windy City," New Orleans is "the Big Easy." Detroit will forever be known as "the Motor City" and "Motown," the former for it being the birthplace and ...

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  10. Lionel Ferbos, famed New Orleans jazz trumpeter, dies at 103Read the original story

    Jul 17, 2013 | The Mississippi Press

    Trumpeter Lionel Ferbos, who enjoyed a late-in-life celebrity as the oldest active jazz musician in New Orleans, died early Saturday, July 19. He celebrated his 103rd birthday two nights earlier, on July 17, at a party at the Palm Court Jazz Cafe, a favorite venue of his.

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  11. Lionel Ferbos, the longest-tenured jazz trumpeter in New Orleans, dies at 103Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Times-Picayune

    Trumpeter Lionel Ferbos, who enjoyed a late-in-life celebrity as the oldest active jazz musician in New Orleans, died early Saturday, July 19. He celebrated his 103rd birthday two nights earlier, on July 17, at a party at the Palm Court Jazz Cafe, a favored venue of his.

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  12. Bria Skonberg Quartet Set for Louis Armstrong House Museum's...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... son. Rounding out the group on drums is Darrian Douglas, originally from Jackson, Mississippi. Darrian moved to New Orleans in 2008 where he took over the drum chair in the Ellis Marsalis' Quartet for the next four years. During that time he also ...

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  13. HSO, Marva Hicks and Byron Stripling Pay Tribute To Ella And Pops At Talcott MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | CTNow.com

    ... beat out over 100 applicants for the role of Armstrong in "Satchmo: America's Musical Legend," which opened in New Orleans and toured parts of the country for six months. The next year, Stripling received a call asking him to perform a 15-minute ...

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  14. Born in New Orleans: Jazz pioneers celebrated April 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2014 | PanArmenian Network

    ... Jazz Day, timed to the April 29 birthday of Duke Ellington. The legend has it that jazz music was born in New Orleans, travelling on old paddle-steamers to Mississippi, Memphis, St. Louis, Chicago and finally, New York. PanARMENIAN.Net - The legend ...

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  15. Labor group launches 'community evaluation' of contractors vying for $546M airport jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | NOLA.com

    ... both anchored by international construction giants, want to win it without loud protest from a cadre of New Orleans grassroots groups, they may also have to vie for their blessing, too. Stand with Dignity, a local labor group, announced on Thursday ...

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  16. For The Love Of Black MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | GPB.org

    It still surprises me that a few of my colleagues who regularly attend music festivals like Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Budweiser Made in America still haven't heard of, or don't seem to know much about, the annual Essence Festival , held every July 4th weekend in New Orleans at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

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  17. Lionel Ferbos, the longest-tenured jazz trumpeter in New Orleans, is 103 todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | NOLA.com

    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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  18. Music Review: Jolie Holland's 'Wine Dark Sea'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Wall Street Journal

    ... zigzagging narratives and earthy directness. "I value immediacy," she said. In "Saint Dymphna," a song set in New Orleans, she mentions Stephen Foster, Zora Neale Hurston, Robert Johnson and Blind Willie McTell-heroes, she writes, who "died in the ...

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  19. Former W Hotel Converts to Le Meridien New Orleans Winter 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Hotel News Resource

    As part of the strategic conversion plan of the former W New Orleans, the property has now transitioned to the Hotel New Orleans Downtown for the remainder of its $29 million renovation.

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  20. Satchmo Summerfest 2014 and Old U.S. Mint bond over historic exhibit in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | NOLA.com

    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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