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LYDIA GLAPION-DAYS

2016 Carnival Season’s inaugural krewe selects its first queen

By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer Because Mardi Gras comes early in 2016, Metro New Orleans will quickly transition from the Yuletide Season into the Carnival

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TONY ‘OULABULA’ BAZLEY

Multi-talented New Orleanian Tony Bazley dies

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Tony “Oulabula” Bazley was a great drummer, a talented folk artist and a gregarious man whose career and nature took

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2015’s ‘Best live shows’ in N. O.
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer One of the most remarkable aspects of this year's best live performances in New Orleans is that so many of the shows were absolutely free. (There was ...
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You can’t go wrong with music, it’s a gift that keeps on giving
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Last week, kudos were given to the local musicians who earned Grammy nominations for albums released in 2015. Naturally, all of those are worth considering when looking ...
JAMISON ROSS
A local look at the 2015 Grammy nominations
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Terence Blanchard's new endeavor with his electronically enhanced E-Collective band could have been deemed a shoo-in for a nomination in the Grammy Awards’ Best Jazz Instrumental Album. ...
Reports on Tom Joyner’s retirement ‘inaccurate’
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) — A story that recently appeared in the London-based Daily Mail Online reported that radio legend Tom Joyner was ...
BRANFORD MARSALIS
Music legends, past and present, take center stage this week
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Branford Marsalis Quartet + Kurt Elling – Four Big Nights It is difficult to believe that the last time saxophonist Branford Marsalis headlined at Snug Harbor, New Orleans ...
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Nigel Hall – A Man of Funk ‘n Soul
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer One listen to Nigel Hall’s debut release, Ladies & Gentlemen...Nigel Hall, and it becomes obvious that the keyboardist and vocalist is way hip to the inner workings ...
Which nine rappers made more than $20 million in 2015?
By EURWeb Rap music is alive and well, and in fact is still a very profitable industry. Many rappers every year make millions from record sales, merchandise sales, touring, streaming, publishing, endorsements ...
ALLEN TOUSSAINT
Iconic musician and songwriter, Allen Toussaint dies at 77
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “Any setting in New Orleans, as far as I’m concerned, is pretty close to perfect,” Allen Toussaint once proclaimed. The renowned composer, producer, pianist and ...

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