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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

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Complexions Contemporary takes stage with New Orleans Ballet Assoc.

By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) presents the return of Complexions Contemporary Ballet with a diverse menu of dance

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VICTOR GOINES
Native son comes home to perform
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer New Orleans native, saxophonist/clarinetist Victor Goines performs at two different venues – the Little Gem Saloon and Snug Harbor – with two different bands playing different repertoires ...
AARON NEVILLE
French Quarter Festival – Aaron Neville at last and so many more
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The big news of the 2017 French Quarter Festival, Thursday, April 6 – Sunday, April 9, 2017 is the arrival of the much-loved, vocalist supreme Aaron Neville. ...
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Jazz in the Park – A four-day celebration of music and crustaceans
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Jazz in the Park pulls out all the stops to celebrate its 11th season. First of all, it jumps on the food-related festival bandwagon to kick off ...
CHUCK BERRY
The legendary Chuck Berry, father of Rock n Roll, dies at 90
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Chuck Berry, who died Saturday, March 18, was held in such high esteem as the father of rock n roll that rock royalty often ...
JONI SLEDGE
We Are Family singer Joni Sledge died of natural causes
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (The Washington Informer) – Joni Sledge, the second-eldest sister in the hit pop group Sister Sledge, died of a preexisting medical condition, according to TMZ. ...
TERENCE BLANCHARD
An Opera in Jazz: Terence Blanchard’s Champion
By K.P. Williams Contributing Writer Pop, Rock, Jazz, and Classical. These are all separate genres of music. But what happens when you put two of them together? You get “opera in jazz” ...
DAVELL CRAWFORD
Music festivals on the horizons…
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Happy Musical Days of the Week “Ray Charles is the total embodiment of everything that African music is and of what it means to be a true American ...
Participants in a recent Indian Super Sunday parade
Festivals and parades overtake NOLA
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival The connection between the African continent and New Orleans can be realized daily through our music, dance, food and cultural traditions. Its ...

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