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  1. Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | 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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  2. Hot Sardines ready to jazz up the joint at Levitt PavilionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | 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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  3. Funeral for 103-year-old New Orleans jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos is Aug. 2, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | 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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  4. Memories of Lionel FerbosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | 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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  5. Detroit owns a piece of my soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | 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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  6. 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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  7. Lionel Ferbos, the longest-tenured jazz trumpeter in New Orleans, dies at 103Read the original story

    Jul 19, 2014 | 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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  8. Bria Skonberg Quartet Set for Louis Armstrong House Museum's...Read the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | 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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  9. HSO, Marva Hicks and Byron Stripling Pay Tribute To Ella And Pops At Talcott MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | 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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  10. 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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  11. Labor group launches 'community evaluation' of contractors vying for $546M airport jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | 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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  12. For The Love Of Black MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | 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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  13. Lionel Ferbos, the longest-tenured jazz trumpeter in New Orleans, is 103 todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | 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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  14. Music Review: Jolie Holland's 'Wine Dark Sea'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | 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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  15. Former W Hotel Converts to Le Meridien New Orleans Winter 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | 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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  16. Satchmo Summerfest 2014 and Old U.S. Mint bond over historic exhibit in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | 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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  17. Music Review: Modernizing MortonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Henry Butler's 1986 debut recording, "Fivin' Around," married the past and present in meaningful ways, establishing his place within both a long line of distinctive New Orleans piano virtuosos and a forward-leaning modern-jazz landscape.

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  18. Le Meridien Readies for Return to New OrleansRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | Hotel Interactive

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today unveiled designs for Le Meridien New Orleans, a milestone as the French-born brand prepares to return to the Crescent City by end of year.

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  19. Live Review: Carsie Blanton at Rockwood Music HallRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... candidate for reviving old jazz favorites. The next jazz piece of the set was "Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans" was in Carsie's words "the song that started it all". Sung originally by her much-loved Billie Holiday, she fell in love ...

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  20. Pan Am 'Miracle Baby' doctor shares his memories of the crash -- what are yours?Read the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Dr. Kyle Akers attended medical school in Texas and moved to New Orleans to start his general surgery residency at Ochsner Hospital on July 1, 1982.

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