Jack DeJohnette makes a rare appearance in the Big Easy

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It’s difficult to imagine that the legendary Jack DeJohnette has hardly ever played in New Orleans. Over his long career,

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Kermit’s Tremé Mother-in-Law Lounge – open at last; Speakeasy likely to close

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Wearing a dashiki shirt and his usual big smile, Kermit Ruffins celebrated the grand opening of the Kermit’s Tremé Mother-In-Law

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More sweet soul sounds of the ‘Neville magic’
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Cyril Neville Magic Honey (Ruf Records) Cyril Neville nails the soul blues hard on this his finest, most comprehensive album as a solo artist. From the first measure on the ...
Kenny Garrett – Returns to New Orleans at last
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The last time Kenny Garrett performed in New Orleans was in1986 at the Saenger Theater when he was in trumpet legend Miles Davis’ band. The brilliant Grammy-winning ...
Local photographer showcases dream
New Orleans, LA - "Dreams Do Come True," a solo photography exhibition by L. Kasimu Harris, is showing New Orleans how to dream. "The exhibit is an observation of Harris’ ...
New Orleans Jazz CDs of 2013
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer In year-end reviews on whatever topic, some trend often makes itself apparent. However, 2013’s crop of album releases by New Orleans jazz musicians show few such tendencies. ...
Documentary on murder’s effects on local children to air on PBS
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer “Shell Shocked,” a film depicting the devastating effects of violence against New Orleans children, will screen this month on local PBS affiliate WYES starting on Martin ...
A look back at (some of the) great local live music in 2013
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer For awhile in the Fall of 2013 it seemed as there was a festival or a free music event every week. And autumn in New Orleans isn’t ...
Christian Scott – Not just home for the holidays
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer There exists a road well traveled by many of New Orleans’ most successful contemporary jazz musicians. Trumpeter Christian Scott, also known as aTunde Adjuah, is rapidly moving ...
New Orleanians’ favorite places captured in coffee table book
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer For locals, Super Sunday has a bit of different meaning than for those in other parts of the country. Many tourists can share a story or two ...

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