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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 –

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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

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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 ...
KERRY LEWIS
No matter the Season or time of year, the music plays on…
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Kerry Lewis Leads His Light Brigade at the Nickel-A-Dance Series The Nickel-A-Dance traditional jazz series, which began back in 1994, features bassist Kerry Lewis this Sunday, March 12 ...
BETTY SHIRLEY
Tributes and celebrations take center stage
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Betty Shirley — “From Betty to Bessie” “I’ve been doing Bessie Smith since I studied music in college,” says vocalist Betty Shirley, who pays tribute to the legendary ...

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