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REBIRTH BRASS BAND

Rebirth Brass Band – Move Your Body and Spread the Love

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “We had a lot of fans before but now it’s ridiculous — in a good way,” exclaims Rebirth Brass Band

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New Labor Day tradition taking root in New Orleans

Labor Day Weekend in New Orleans has often been associated with the start of a new school year, family reunions and end-of-the summer barbecues. But

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LePetit Theatre remembers Hurricanes Betsy and Katrina
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer The new season of Le Petit Theatre gets off to an appropriate start; remembering Hurricanes Betsy and Katrina with “Nine Lives: A Musical Witness of New Orleans”, ...
Black Network Television files multi-million dollar suit against Greensboro, N.C.
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) — Prominent trial attorney Willie Gary announced that he has filed a lawsuit against the City of Greensboro, N.C. ...
LOS CABALLEROS’ LEADER GUILLERMO ‘EL MONO’ (THE MONKEY) GUZAMAN and ALEXIS GUEVARA MUNOZ.
All things music, international and native
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The Prime Example Gets a Latin Tinge The Prime Example is best known for featuring fine modern jazz, delicious gumbo and fried catfish and a warm ambiance. Naturally, ...
Louis Prima honored with room at new Jazz Education Center
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer At a July 31st press conference, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation announced that it would name a room at their new state-of-the-art education and community ...
The legacies of Alvin Batiste and Clyde Kerr Jr. honored
By Geraldine Wykcoff Contributing Writer The musical and life lessons passed on by the late Alvin Batiste and Clyde Kerr Jr. continue to prevail within the many students whose lives these artists ...
IDRIS MUHAMMAD
Idris Muhammad’s drum beat goes silent
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer In a city renowned for its great drummers, Idris Muhammad was among New Orleans absolute best. Born Leo Morris, he was on the scene during the New ...
LIONEL FERBOS
Jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies two days after turning 103
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Lionel Ferbos, who began playing music at the age of 16, enjoyed not only a long life but a happy one. The trumpeter and vocalist was ...
ROOTS OF MUSIC
Satchmo SummerFest 2014 and the Return of Wycliffe Gordon
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The 2014 Satchmo Sum­merFest (Friday, August 1 – Sunday, August 3) begins explosively at 10:30 a.m. on Friday with the 100-plus members of the youthful Roots of ...

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