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

    17 min 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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  2. 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

    1 hr ago | NOLA.com

    ... celebratory writings by colleagues about Mueller.) A diversion was created by having a cocktail party in the Louis Armstrong Dining Room, adjacent to the American Sector, where the museum's executive staff and Mueller family - wife, Beth Mueller ; ...

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

    15 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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  4. Record review: Dr. John - Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of SatchRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Metro Times

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

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    ... on Aug. 2, the same weekend the Satchmo Summerfest celebrates the legacy of another New Orleans trumpeter, Louis Armstrong. Charbonnet Labat Funeral Home , 1615 St. Philip Street, is in charge of arrangements. Charbonnet Labat will host a wake for ...

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  6. It's Raining Bottles at Griffith Stadium: The Music Battle of 1942Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2013 | WETA-TV Arlington

    ... and football games over the years. It was also the venue of a "Battle of Music" between jazz artists Louis Armstrong and Charlie Barnet in the summer of 1942. (Photo source: Wikipedia) On July 23, 1942 Washingtonians packed Griffith Stadium to the ...

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  7. SeussicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | EDGE

    ... his vocalizations and delivery as easily as his signature red-and-white-striped hats. His impersonation of Louis Armstrong is entertaining to children as well as the appreciative older audience. As JoJo, the Whoville girl floating between two ...

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  8. The JLCO With Wynton Marsalis as part of Summerstage Kids presents: Queens Family DayRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    ... Bumbray and GRAMMYA nominated Michael Philip Mossman & Copland Jazz to introduce young audiences to the Louis Armstrong songbook and the world of jazz music. SummerStage Kids presented by Disney presents Queens Family Day, is a day dedicated to ...

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  9. Now Playing Onstage in West Virginia - Week of 7/20/2014Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    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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  10. UP Alumni of Greater LA (UPAAGLA) welcomes UP President Alfredo PascualRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Weekend Balita

    ... Cornilez, while Mon David belted out his jazz songs such as Bette Midler's "You 'Got to Give A Little" and Louis Armstrong's "I See Trees, I see them Grow" Highlight of the evening was UP President Fred E. Pascual's vision statement in Visayan ...

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    Saturday Jul 19 | The Advocate

    Lionel Ferbos, a trumpeter and icon of New Orleans' traditional jazz scene who was hailed as the city's oldest musician and gained international attention for performing well past the century mark, died Saturday, just two days after turning 103.

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  12. Lionel Ferbos, New Orleans jazz musician, dies at 103Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | TheCelebrityCafe

    He died while his friends and family gathered around him, Regina Dillings, a family friend, said, according to The Associated Press .

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

    Jul 17, 2013 | The Mississippi Press

    ... spanned the Roosevelt administration to the Obama administration, the Great Depression to the Internet era. Louis Armstrong was only 10 years his senior, but Mr. Ferbos outlived Armstrong by more than 40 years. A self-described "melody man," Mr. ...

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

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Times-Picayune

    ... a favored venue of his. His life in music spanned the Roosevelt administration to the Obama administration. Louis Armstrong was only 10 years his senior, but Ferbos outlived Armstrong by more than 40 years. Mr. Ferbos was the personification of ...

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  15. Beloved New Orleans trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies at 103Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Advocate

    Lionel Ferbos, a trumpeter and icon of New Orleans' traditional jazz scene hailed as the city's oldest musician who gained international attention for performing well past the century mark, died Saturday, just two days after turning 103.

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

    Friday Jul 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    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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  17. Curator's Corner - Musical performersRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | The Daily Herald

    A group of us were discussing our music favorites as we watched the band "Nashville Crush" set up for the Music in the Park series last Sunday.

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  18. 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

    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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  19. Trumpeter Hugh Masekela receives honorary degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | York Press

    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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  20. Scottish clan profile: ArmstrongRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Scotsman.com

    ... the clan: Astronaut Neil Armstrong, comedian and actor Alexander Armstrong, cyclist Lance Armstrong, singer Louis Armstrong, former Scottish international rugby player Gary Armstrong and singer Dido Armstrong.

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