Creator of the ‘Cosimo sound’ dies

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer As the engineer at his J&M Recording Studio, Cosimo Matassa is rightly credited for being at the center of creating

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Tough Thursday Night decisions

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer New Orleans is known for getting a jump start on weekends — the traffic at 3 o’clock on Friday afternoons

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The heartbeat of New Orleans – Jazz, Blues and Gospel
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Derek Douget is solid on New Orleans’ jazz scene but usually in the role of sideman. The saxophonist performs at Snug Harbor every Friday night with pianist ...
Renown saxophonist, Tim Green, dies
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Even in a city where musicians are known to flow easily between a range of styles, Tim Green stood out. The saxophonist who blew with sincere spirituality, ...
Trumpeter, Warren B. ‘Porgy’ Jones dies at age 74
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer From the time he was a youngster growing up in the French Quarter, Porgy Jones was involved in New Orleans music and culture. “Music was all around ...
Jazz, brass, marching bands roll this week
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Fall is in the air. No, not temperature-wise but music-wise. On Thursday, September 4, 2014, the much-anticipated 6th edition of the popular series Jazz in the ...
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 tuba man and co-leader Phil Frazier. He’s ...
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 if one fledgling group of ...
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. ...

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