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By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “You Can Get It if You Really Want” – The Legendary Jimmy Cliff Arrives at the House of Blues “When

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YOUNG MEN OLYMPIAN JR. BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION
Tributes, celebrations and remembrances
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The Young Men Olympian Jr. Benevolent Association celebrates its 130th anniversary with one of the second line season’s most anticipated parades on Sunday, September 28, 2014. If ...
New Orleans jazz funerals — A joyous tradition
By Mary LaCoste Contributing Writer Ernie K-Doe was laid to rest in style. He was known for recording the hit Rhythm & Blues single “Mother in Law” in the 1960s. He faded ...
Music to their ears — New push for arts education in New Orleans
By George White Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) — In the years following Hurricane Katrina, a rigorous back-to-basics education reform movement all but eliminated music instruction in New Orleans’ ...
COSIMO MATASSA
Creator of the ‘Cosimo sound’ dies
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer As the engineer at his J&M Recording Studio, Cosimo Matassa is rightly credited for being at the center of creating the “New Orleans sound” ...
Tough Thursday Night decisions
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer New Orleans is known for getting a jump start on weekends — the traffic at 3 o’clock on Friday afternoons looks more like five or six ...
DEREK DOUGET
The heartbeat of New Orleans – Jazz, Blues and Gospel
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Derek Douget is solid on New Orleans’ jazz scene but usually in the role of sideman. The saxophonist performs at Snug Harbor every Friday night with pianist ...
GREEN
Renown saxophonist, Tim Green, dies
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Even in a city where musicians are known to flow easily between a range of styles, Tim Green stood out. The saxophonist who blew with sincere spirituality, ...
WARREN JONES
Trumpeter, Warren B. ‘Porgy’ Jones dies at age 74
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer From the time he was a youngster growing up in the French Quarter, Porgy Jones was involved in New Orleans music and culture. “Music was all around ...

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