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Tootie Heath at the Louis ‘Satchmo’ Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer When students attend their first day of the Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp on June 27, 2016, they’ll be

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Making the music spin with a feminine flair in New Orleans

By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: In the third installment of Louisiana Weekly’s series on famous New Orleans radio DJs, the focus turns

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The celebration of Southwest La.’s and Jamaican roots
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Two very different styles of music will be celebrated across town from each other this coming weekend, Saturday June 18 and Sunday, June 19. The 10th annual ...
Open Road nabs Thurgood Marshall film
(Special from EURWeb) – Open Road Films has acquired U.S. rights to Marshall, the Thurgood Marshall film that will star Chadwick Boseman as the pioneering lawyer and Supreme Court ...
Malachi Kirby stars as Kunta Kinte in the 'Roots' remake.
‘Roots’ remake targets younger audience
By Freddie Allen Contributing Writer (NNPA News Wire National News Editor) – Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose admitted that she questioned why Mark Wolper, the son of the producer of the ...
KIRK FRANKLIN
Kirk Franklin – 20 years of Gospel love and innovation
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Kirk Franklin, an amazingly 10-time Grammy winner, is simply a giant in the world of gospel music. The innovative, multi-talented musician arrives with his 15-piece ensemble at ...
Tarriona 'Tank' Ball of Tank and the Bangas
This ‘Tank’ never runs on empty!
[caption id="attachment_22252" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tarriona 'Tank' Ball of Tank and the Bangas[/caption] By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Tank and the Bangas have been all over the New Orleans music scene of late. Energetically ...
Beyond the borders – Ears on the world
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer With all the major and mini festivals in recent months, it’s easy for locals and even visitors to become a bit musically New Orleans-centric. Though during ...
Harold Brown
The beat goes on at the Bayou
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It's been less than three weeks since the last notes rang out at the Fair Grounds to close the 2016 edition of the New Orleans Jazz & ...
DJ Chicken
Making the music spin in New Orleans
[caption id="attachment_22146" align="aligncenter" width="600"] DJ Chicken[/caption] By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer Part one of The Louisiana Weekly’s series on famous, Black New Orleans DJs looked at the careers and accomplishments of deceased ...

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