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Ruben Studdard digs deep for soulful Sam Cooke classic

By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – If anyone’s been asking whatever happened to Ruben Studdard, they probably haven’t been paying too much

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HOT 8 BRASS BAND

Hot 8 Brass Band is On the Spot

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “It’s the street that inspired us so one of our main goals is to capture that feeling,” says the Hot

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CARL LEBLANC
Carl LeBlanc, renowned guitarist and bajoist, up close and personal
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Guitarist and banjoist Carl LeBlanc celebrates his 62nd birthday and 50 years in the music business on Saturday, May 26, 2017 uptown at Dos Jefes Cigar Bar. ...
A look back to Jazz Fest’s finale and forward to Bayou Boogaloo
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Weekend Two of the 2017 edition of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival boasted a bit of everything. Fest-goers were bundled up on a cool and ...
Jazz Fest – Recap of Week One
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It’s not surprising yet it remains illuminating that New Orleans artists’ sets stand tall next to the superstars who perform at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage ...
The Beat Goes On: Jazz Fest – Second weekend picks
The second weekend of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (Thursday, May 4 – Sunday, May 7) is, as always, loaded with talent. That fact presents several challenges. The ...
Nonprofits leverage Jazz Fest to earn money to sustain missions
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer It may not seem wise to try setting up an event during Jazz Fest season, whether it’s a competing concert, crawfish boil or simple garage sale. ...
STEVIE WONDER
Jazz Fest – Stevie Wonder returns and the rhythms go Cuban
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It’s, well, just a wonder that the incredible music master Stevie Wonder found it in his heart to return to the 2017 edition of the New ...
ELLIS MARSALIS
The sounds of music permeates everywhere
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer French Quarter Festival — Perfect Weather Brings Out the Crowds Before ears and eyes focus on the upcoming New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival there’s a little bit ...
Complexions Contemporary Ballet | Image courtesy of Complexions Contemporary Ballet
Complexions Contemporary takes stage with New Orleans Ballet Assoc.
[caption id="attachment_25192" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Complexions Contemporary Ballet | Image courtesy of Complexions Contemporary Ballet[/caption] By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) presents the return of Complexions Contemporary Ballet ...

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