By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Trombone Shorty Arrives with a New Album and Back Home It’s an album and a date that fans of Troy
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer For almost two decades, Kermit Ruffins’ Thursday night gig at Vaughn’s stood as a New Orleans institution. First populated by
By Geraldine Wykcoff Contributing Writer There’s nowhere quite like Tipitina’s for some old-school vibe – it lives in the spot created for the late, great Professor Longhair. On Saturday, September 20, the ... Soul Sister’s ‘Gem Sessions’ : A ‘diamond in the rough’
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer When Melissa Weber aka DJ Soul Sister noticed that noted modern jazz vibraphonist and drummer Warren Wolf and his group Wolfpack was going to be playing ... Jazz in the Park is back!
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Emanuel Lain, Jr. describes himself as the president, founder and “janitor” of the People United for Armstrong Park organization that kicks off its fourth season of its ... 11-year-old local talent selected to go to National Youth Theater Festival
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer It takes most people a while to figure out what we want to do in life; but for some, the calling comes at a young age. In ... Tekrema Center commemorates Katrina Anniversary
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The importance of the arts in people’s lives has rarely been as evident as in the months and immediate years following Hurricane Katrina. The familiar beckoning of ... Two of New Orleans’ internationally renown musicians take the spotlight
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Love Sessions Number Four Trumpeter Irvin Mayfield presents the fourth edition of his annual philanthropic jazz series sweetly dubbed “Love Sessions.” The event takes place at Irvin Mayfield’s ... Music is definitely in the air
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Preservation Hall Jazz Band That's It! (Legacy) This album begins with such magnificent exuberance it would be hard to resist no matter one's stylistic preference or state of mind. ... 13th Louis Armstrong Fest brings British attention
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The final hours of Satchmo Fest signified the epitome of cool. Figuratively, since the leading Louis Armstrong trumpeters on Planet Earth, led by New Orleans’ own Kermit ...
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