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Celebrating the ‘Queen of Gospel’
A number of events have been planned to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of a woman who has been called the Queen of Gospel and one ...
Boyz II Men celebrates longevity
By Kimberly C. Roberts Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Philadelphia Tribune) — Philadelphia natives Wanya Morris, Shawn Stockman and Nate Morris, collectively known as the 13-time Grammy Award-winning vocal ...
Ellis Marsalis Center for Music, a dream come true
By Geraldine Wyckoff The Louisiana Weekly payday loans la brea Big Chief Little Charles Taylor of the White Cloud Hunters Indian gang and Joe Jenkins, who played percussion alongside Big Chief Donald ...
‘Sunday Kind of Love’ – The season of club parades begins
By Geraldine Wyckoff The Louisiana Weekly Like all of those who regularly participate in this city’s Sunday afternoon social aid and pleasure club parades, Walter Ramsey, the leader and tuba player with ...
Jazzman Shamarr Allen looking to be a ‘typical rock star’
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It’s true that Shamarr Allen isn’t your “Typical Rock Star,” as the first cut on his new, numerically titled CD, 504-799-8147, declares. While the talented trumpet-playing ...
Trumpeter Andrews’ ‘Big Time Stuff’
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The Big Time Stuff Most New Orleans trumpet players tend to hold down triple duty. Their first loyalty is to their instrument that carries the weight of the ...
New ventures for Crawford and Mayfield in NYC and NOLa
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer chico state short term loan For trumpeter Irvin Mayfield and pianist/vocalist Davell Crawford, opening a new music venue means more than displaying their names above a door; ...
Appreciation service for GMWA Youth Choir director Walter Tardy set
To show its appreciation and gratitude for the untiring service of New Orleans’ own Walter Tardy, director of the Gospel Music Workshop of America Youth Choir, the Southern General Ministry ...

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