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  1. Postmodern Jukebox puts vintage spin on pop hitsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... never looked back." Soon friends and fellow musicians were traipsing into Bradlee's New York apartment to record New Orleans' jazz versions of Guns N' Roses classics or Motown covers of Taylor Swift's hits. "It's the music I love," says Bradlee, who ...

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  2. Stamford jazz poet reflects on New Orleans 10 years after Hurricane KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News Times

    ... "Professor Arturo" Pfister, a poet and author, came to Stamford 10 years ago after the levees in his native New Orleans failed to protect the city from Hurricane Katrina, flooding the city with overflow from natural and man-made waterways and ...

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  3. It's a gimmick but Postmodern Jukebox charm with jazz makeover of pop hitsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... them as standards from the 40s or with girl-group backing vocals, a little splash of Motown here, a touch of New Orleans jazz club there. Well, it's been done before of course, from "Weird Al" through a run in the 1990s that included The Mike ...

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  4. Dee Dee Bridgewater's Joyous Gift To New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    From African drums in Congo Square to raucous brass bands second-lining in the streets, jazz is the soundtrack of New Orleans. The history and spirit of the Crescent City can be summoned through thousands of now-classic songs.

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  5. Bill Clinton, Ledisi, Rebirth Brass Band & John Boutte...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Billboard

    A string of musicians came together with former President Bill Clinton on Saturday in New Orleans to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The Katrina 10 Power of Community event was held at the Smoothie King Center and emceed by Soledad O'Brien .

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  6. New Orleans mourns dead on Katrina anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The China Post

    New Orleans remembered the dead and celebrated its painstaking comeback from disaster on Saturday, a decade after Hurricane Katrina ripped through the "Big Easy" leaving devastation and chaos in its wake. City leaders placed wreaths at a memorial to Katrina's scores of unknown victims, marking the hour that the Category 5 storm struck with catastrophic force, overwhelming the Louisiana port's system of levees.

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  7. Katrina survivor helped parents, elderly out of New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    When Lance Johnson, then 25, got his two aged parents and other neighborhood elderly to the New Orleans Convention Center a few days after Hurricane Katrina hit, he realized he'd made a terrible mistake. "It was so f---- ed up.

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  8. New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina: a city 'unbowed and unbroken'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... featured Nancy Pelosi, Bill Clint, Mayor Landrieu and more. Former President Bill Clinton initially visited New Orleans when he was three years old. "I first came to New Orleans before most of you were born. When I was three years old, 65 years ago, ...

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  9. Jazz and Jambalaya to benefit St. Bernard ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... Jazz and Jambalaya Sept. 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 600 Eleonore St. in New Orleans. Proceeds benefit the St. Bernard Project, a rebuilding program that has helped 600 homeowners return home after Hurricane ...

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  10. Landry Continuing To Hit The Right NotesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Miami Dolphins

    ... "It started when I was young. Just kind of fell in love, being around it, being from Louisiana, being around New Orleans, jazz, Zydeco, all those different styles of music just kind of took over my life to a point. And I fell in love with it." ...

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  11. Remaining Hurricane Katrina events, exhibitsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    ... author reads, discusses and signs his children's book "Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans," Sunday (Aug. 30) at 2 p.m. The book tells the true story of charismatic New Orleans sanitation worker Cornelius Washington, ...

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  12. Dade County And The Arts - The River City SessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    ... old country about warring with the British and Lords and clan leaders. The last major brick was a week spent in New Orleans listening to jazz at night spots up and down the street in my early twenties. Those memories never leave and after a life ...

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  13. Keb' Mo': Blues Meets Jazz in BluesAmericanaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    ... within musicians born and raised in the downhome South hanging out in nightclubs on Memphis' Beale Street, New Orleans and Tupelo waiting for a spot to perform. Kevin Moore hails originally from the city of Compton, a city that has served as home to ...

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  14. The WilliesLET Congress Pay Your BillsRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... most wanted to have a beer with, the World Trade Center might still be standing, we might not have invaded Iraq, New Orleans would still be the vibrant city it once was, there wouldn't be foreclosure signs stretching from sea to shining sea, gas ...

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  15. Sunday Session: August 30, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    For your Sunday reading, here are some interesting music-related items that have hit StLJN's inbox over the past week: * The Soulful Genius of Stevie Wonder: How 'Songs in the Key of Life' Changed Music Forever * "It's not just a party, it's our life": Jazz musicians led the way back to the city after Katrina - but what is this "new" New Orleans? * Dr. Michael White lost everything in Hurricane Katrina except what mattered most: New Orleans jazz * It Was New Orleans' Musicians - Not Its Politicians - Who Saved The City Post-Katrina * Review: Jason Moran in Edinburgh * The invisible instrument: the theremin * Electronic Sturm und Atonal Drang in Berlin * Music, paid fairly * The One Real Problem With Rolling Stone's 'Greatest Songwriters Of All Time' * How Can Frank Zappa's Colorful Life Possibly Fit in a Documentary? * 'For Those Who Are, Still' Review: Jazz Bassist William Parker ... (more)

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  16. New Orleans artist Charlie T. Johnson salvages flooded works to tell another storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    ... Sept. 3, in Southern University's Visual Arts Gallery. Johnson's pieces are reworked artworks salvaged from his New Orleans studio flooded by Hurricane Katrina. Photo provided by Charlie T. Johnson -- Charlie T. Johnson's mixed media piece, ...

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  17. Bill Clinton recounts love of New Orleans in city's final Katrina anniversary eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    Former president Bill Clinton may have spent two terms as the most powerful man in the world, but when he was 15 and in New Orleans for a visit, he was just another underage kid who had been turned away at the door of a French Quarter nightclub. All was not lost, though.

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  18. Crowdfunding Campaign: Nea Jazz Master Jason Marsalis Marsalis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | All About Jazz

    The film [ Heirs of the Crescent City ] is about the various traditions that are passed on through families in New Orleans. , the youngest recipient of the highest U.S. Jazz honor, has launched a new crowd funding campaign for his latest project Heirs of the Crescent City .

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  19. New Orleans mourns dead, celebrates life on Katrina anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

    New Orleans remembered the dead and celebrated its painstaking comeback from disaster on Saturday, a decade after Hurricane Katrina ripped through the "Big Easy" leaving devastation and chaos in its wake. City leaders placed wreaths at a memorial to Katrina's scores of unknown victims, marking the hour that the Category 5 storm struck with catastrophic force, overwhelming the Louisiana port's system of levees.

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  20. La., Miss. mark 10 year Hurricane Katrina anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    Dr. Michael White and Company lead a jazz funeral procession during a wreath laying event to remember the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina at the New Orleans Katrina Memorial where the remains of hurricane victims who were either unidentified or unclaimed are held. Mississippi and Louisiana marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Saturday by ringing church bells, laying wreaths and celebrating the resiliency of a region still recovering from a disaster that killed more than 1,800 people and caused $151 billion in damage.

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