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Keeping the music flowing as Springtime blossoms

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Chris Dave & the Drumhedz – A Musical Journey It’s just possible that those who think that they’ve never heard

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Holiday music comes to the Big Easy

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Trio Arturo O’Farrill is probably best known as a big band leader directing his Afro Latin

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SU music students elected to top posts with La. music association
Southern University student Sonya Brown has been elected president of the Louisiana Music Teachers Association, and two other SU students were also elected to offices. Sophomore Neshia ...
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Dr. Lonnie Smith – Soul Jazz Groove
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “Actually, I think I’ve got a house down there somewhere,” quips B3 organ giant Dr. Lonnie Smith who has delighted New Orleans audiences often in recent years. ...
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Drummer, Bob French dies
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer First and foremost, Bob French loved New Orleans music and deeply understood the importance of its continuance from generation to generation. Coming from a musical family, it’s ...
Jazz Journey with Cuban Legend Chucho Valdes
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Cucho Valdes has been described as the Duke Ellington of Cuba for his important contributions as a pianist, bandleader, composer and arranger. Valdes, 70, the son of ...
The Voodoo Music Experience
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer fast cash the money store brockville The Voodoo Music Experi­ence boasted great moments like when funkmaster Bootsy Collins came down off the stage to wander among the ...
The wonder of Stevie meets the wonder of Petersen
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The New York Times critic Nate Chinen complimentarily targeted saxophonist Ed Petersen for his “barking fervency” at the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra’s recent performance at Carnegie Hall. ...
School music programs, marching bands staging post-Katrina comeback
By Michael Patrick Welch http://thelensnola.org Sitting still doesn’t come naturally to a lot of kids. Getting stu­dents to sit still long enough to learn is often the teachers’ hardest job. But weeks ...
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Musicians take to the stage in tribute of Professor Longhair
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Fess House Party Benefit Mac Rebennack aka Dr. John has fond memories of hanging out with Professor Longhair, Henry Roland Byrd, at Fess’ house at 1738-1740 Terpsichore Street ...

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