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The Danny Barker Banjo & Guitar Festival

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer For several years, a series of events around the city dubbed Guitar Extravaganzas have been taking place to raise funds

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TRAVIS ‘TRUMPET BLACK’ HILL

Hopes and great expectations for this ‘new year’

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer After looking back over 2014 for the last few weeks, it seems like the right time to look ahead to

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How music is fueling the #BlackLivesMatter movement
By Deonna Anderson Contributing Writer LONG BEACH (Special from VoiceWaves/New America Media) – I still remember the first time I heard Lupe Fiasco’s “All Black Everything.” I was in my apartment ...
New Orleans Music live in 2014
By Geraldine Wykcoff Contributing Writer One of the best aspects of live music in New Orleans is that so much of it is free. With no cover charges at a myriad ...
Nothing beats the gift of music, particularly created by our own
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Music is a powerful and often spiritual force. It can bring back a flood of memories or help create new ones for the future. That’s just one ...
Tributes by two of New Orleans’ finest to two of New Orleans’ finest
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Double Trouble WWOZ knows how to throw a party in this town. The community radio station, celebrating 34 years on the air, stands as the musical voice of ...
DERRICK FREEMAN
Derrick Freeman – Can’t judge a book…
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The saying goes, you can’t judge a book by its cover meaning outward appearances can be misleading or misinterpreted. That goes for album covers too as is ...
‘Africa Umoja’ captures the spirit of African history and culture
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer “Africa Umoja – The Spirit of Togetherness, 20 Years of Freedom and Democracy Tour” found its way back to New Orleans during a multi-city tour of North ...
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New Orleans trumpeters reign supreme
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Terence Blanchard’s hometown of New Orleans will get a sneak peek at the music to be featured on the multi-Grammy winning trumpeter’s yet-to-be recorded album with his ...
Baby Doll Ladies strutting in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer The Beloved (New Orleans Society of Dance) NOSD’s Baby Doll Ladies have graced the streets of the Big Easy, performing at many New Orleans venues and parades. ...

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