Dr. Isaac Greggs, legendary SU band director, dies

Legendary Southern University band director Dr. Isaac Greggs, the man who led the famed HBCU marching band for nearly four decades and gave the “Human

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Jazz Fest, Week Two – Here we go again!

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer After a few days rest, Jazz Fest picks up again (May 1-May 4) or, for some who have been holding

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Jazz Fest – ’Tween the Weekends
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer In a casual sense, Jazz Fest isn’t necessarily thought of as strictly the seven days of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (April 26 through April ...
Glen David Andrews – Redemption
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “None but ourselves can free our minds...” Bob Marley New Orleans hugely talented trombonist and vocalist Glen David Andrews offers a heads-up on what’s in store on his ...
French Quarter Fest is mega-sized
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Now boasting some 22 stages, the French Quarter Festival, Thursday, April 10, through Sunday, April 13, has come a long way since its days when the ...
Cynthia Willard-Lewis, Oliver Thomas and Gail Glapion pose with Charles Bosworth, all actors in Anthony Bean’s ‘Reflections2’
Former politicians take to the stage to tell tales of political corruption
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Three years after taking to the stage to tell his story of political rise and fall, former New Orleans City Council member Oliver Thomas will add ...
The infusion of Cuban music continues in the New Orleans music scene
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer In recent months, the rhythms of Cuba pervaded the New Orleans music scene more than ever. The group Interactivo not only played its own gig at Tipitina’s ...
St. Katharine Drexel Prep’s inaugural ‘Remember When’ Fest is April 5
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer The school’s name has changed, but the legacy of sisterhood continues. Remember When—A Festival on Magazine Street, held annually for two decades to benefit Xavier University ...
Musical tribute in honor of S. Carver Davenport, March 29
By April Siese Contributing Writer It’s been said you never forget good teachers; the ones that effortlessly waltz between the roles of loving mentor and disciplinarian in a pedagogy of facts and ...
Tons of music in and around New Orleans this week
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Nicholas Payton Blowin’ at the Prime Example It’s always news worthy when Nicholas Payton plays locally particularly when it’s in an intimate setting. The Grammy-winning trumpeter and now ...

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