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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

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TBC BRASS BAND

Jazz, brass, marching bands roll this week

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Fall is in the air. No, not temperature-wise but music-wise. On Thursday, September 4, 2014, the much-anticipated 6th edition of

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REBIRTH BRASS BAND
Rebirth Brass Band – Move Your Body and Spread the Love
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “We had a lot of fans before but now it’s ridiculous — in a good way,” exclaims Rebirth Brass Band tuba man and co-leader Phil Frazier. He’s ...
New Labor Day tradition taking root in New Orleans
Labor Day Weekend in New Orleans has often been associated with the start of a new school year, family reunions and end-of-the summer barbecues. But if one fledgling group of ...
LePetit Theatre remembers Hurricanes Betsy and Katrina
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer The new season of Le Petit Theatre gets off to an appropriate start; remembering Hurricanes Betsy and Katrina with “Nine Lives: A Musical Witness of New Orleans”, ...
Black Network Television files multi-million dollar suit against Greensboro, N.C.
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) — Prominent trial attorney Willie Gary announced that he has filed a lawsuit against the City of Greensboro, N.C. ...
LOS CABALLEROS’ LEADER GUILLERMO ‘EL MONO’ (THE MONKEY) GUZAMAN and ALEXIS GUEVARA MUNOZ.
All things music, international and native
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The Prime Example Gets a Latin Tinge The Prime Example is best known for featuring fine modern jazz, delicious gumbo and fried catfish and a warm ambiance. Naturally, ...
Louis Prima honored with room at new Jazz Education Center
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer At a July 31st press conference, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation announced that it would name a room at their new state-of-the-art education and community ...
The legacies of Alvin Batiste and Clyde Kerr Jr. honored
By Geraldine Wykcoff Contributing Writer The musical and life lessons passed on by the late Alvin Batiste and Clyde Kerr Jr. continue to prevail within the many students whose lives these artists ...
IDRIS MUHAMMAD
Idris Muhammad’s drum beat goes silent
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer In a city renowned for its great drummers, Idris Muhammad was among New Orleans absolute best. Born Leo Morris, he was on the scene during the New ...

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