‘Songs of My People: 25 Years Later’ photo exhibit kicks off at Dillard

Brainfood, The Dillard University President’s Lecture Series presents “Songs of My People: 25 Years Later,” an exhibition that shares the visions of 18 contemporary photographers

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Families and the Grammys – Carrying on the traditions

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Louisiana is renowned for its musical families, two of which are highly represented in this year’s Grammy nominations. They include

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Paying tribute to a legend and celebrating the Season with music
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Growing up in Houston, Texas, pianist Jesse McBride didn’t know anything about James Black as a drummer or composer. In fact, outside of New Orleans and except ...
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G-Men, Jags ready to clash in annual battle
[caption id="attachment_27064" align="aligncenter" width="600"] AP Photo[/caption] Every year, as soon as they can fill up on turkey, oyster dressing, gumbo, stuffed mirlitons, sweet potato pie and a host of other delectable ...
Return to the future with Sullivan Fortner and Joe Dyson
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It’s remarkable that of the six musicians who will take the stage at Snug Harbor this weekend, five are alumni of the New Orleans Center for the ...
The rivalry: A look back in time
By Ryan Whirty Contributing Writer The annual Grambling-Southern football clash has become — after decades of triumph and tribulation, challenges and successes —arguably the premier HBCU athletic event in America. That’s because it’s ...
Another of New Orleans’ music notes goes silent
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Wendell Eugene’s long career found him blowing trombone with Louis Armstrong and decades later with Kermit Ruffins as well as with a host of noted musicians during ...
Meeting of Music Masters
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Music is a universal language that has the ability to be understood and enjoyed by people from different cultures, nationalities, ages and races. It could be said ...
New Orleans’ legendary ambassador, Fats Domino, dies at age 89
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer When Fats Domino sat at the piano to perform, his vocal microphone was always at the side closest to the audience. Each time he began to sing, ...
Jazz Market jumps with the return of NOJO and Jazz Night in America
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The spotlight shines on the New Orleans Jazz Market this week with the return on Thursday, October 26 of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO) led by ...

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