Jazz Fest – First weekend picks

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer A variety of flavors marks Jazz Fest’s first weekend with the sounds of Africa prominently featured. The importance of continuance

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It’s Time for Jazz Fest ’12

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the granddaddy of them all, begins this week (April 27-29 and May 3

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Songwriting contest judged by renowned New Orleans jazz musicians
In celebration of New Orleans’ great payday loan casper wy Jazz history, the John Lennon Songwriting Contest is presenting the New Orleans Jazz Contest, a songwriting contest judged by renowned ...
Khari Allen Lee – Conscious Evolution equals Soulful Vibrations
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “I feel very much a child of New Orleans,” says Khari Allen Lee who celebrates the release of his debut CD, Conscious Evolution, at Snug Harbor on ...
Janet Jackson may join ‘X Factor’ talent show
Special from Discussions are said to be in the early stages between Janet Jackson and the producers of “The X Factor” for her to join the judging panel alongside executive ...
Setting business skills to music
By Zoe Sullivan The Louisiana Weekly For 52 months, hip-hop artists and producers have been gathering at The Hanger. The first Monday of every month has become a time for education, showcasing ...
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 ...

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