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ZIGGY MARLEY

Big shows at the big clubs in the Big Easy

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Ziggy Marley arrives at the House of Blues on Tuesday, October 21 and the following night, Wednesday, October 22, Macy

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BOBBY RUSH

Blues Fest – Music with few boundaries

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The roots of blues comes from Africa with its essence brought to the plantations of the United States from the

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JOHN BOUTTE
Artists stand up to stick up for music
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The acronym MACCNO might seem like alphabet soup of letters yet the purpose of the Music & Culture Coalition of New Orleans couldn’t be clearer. It ...
The onset of Fall has the music blowing in the wind…
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “You Can Get It if You Really Want” – The Legendary Jimmy Cliff Arrives at the House of Blues “When I get there, they will ...
The onset of Fall has the music blowing in the wind…
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “You Can Get It if You Really Want” – The Legendary Jimmy Cliff Arrives at the House of Blues “When I get there, they will be getting the ...
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 ...

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