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Sweet Home New Orleans Empower Musicians Seal of Approval

Mon, 08/05/13
Authored by David Stafford
We'd like to help our friends at Sweet Home New Orleans get the word out on their Empower Musicians Seal of Approval advocacy initiative, which celebrates the venues that treat and pay musicians like professionals. Venues are evaluated according to: musician pay and pay transp... Read more

"The Satchmo Story" Seminar and Clip

Thu, 08/01/13
Authored by David Stafford
Satchmo SummerFest includes a series of seminars on all things Armstrong held on the third floor of the Old US Mint. Saturday's 4:30 session, "Cinematic Satch with Ricky Riccardi - The Satchmo Story (1962) is described as follows: While touring Munich, Germany in May 1962, L... Read more

Dumpstaphunk gets down n dirty with "Dirty Word"

Wed, 07/31/13
Authored by Stuart Raper
  It’s been 10 years now, since Ivan Neville first put together Dumpstaphunk and this band is showing no sign of slowing down anytime soon. Though mostly a local treasure when they first started, this band has since gone on to perform major concerts at festivals and venues ... Read more

New Orleans All The Way Live: Jazz 'n' Coffee

Wed, 07/31/13
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune in this week for an hour of the Rob Wagner Trio, recorded live at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro. We also stop by Morning Call to celebrate their new coffee shop in City Park. And for those who need a second cup of coffee, don’t despair, as we visit the Neutral Ground Coffeeho... Read more

Equifunk

Tue, 07/30/13
Authored by Johnny Woodstock
Equifunk is the best!! Equifunk Music Fest  held at Camp Equinunk in Equinunk, Pa.  Now in its 6 th year in existance is going be a funk filled extravaganza held from August 16-18. It's a New Orleans Funk heavy music festival. This year particpants include Anders Osborne fe... Read more

2013 Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame Ceremony & Events

Tue, 07/30/13
Authored by David Stafford
This year, the Fifteenth Annual Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame Ceremony offers a fun-filled week of activities, climaxing with the induction ceremony on Sunday, August 11. Read more

Louis Armstrong: Oldest Known Concert Footage

Mon, 07/29/13
Authored by David Stafford
With Satchmo SummerFest happening this weekend, we'll be posting some Louis Armstrong videos this week, starting with this one: the earliest known footage of Satchmo live in concert, filmed in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1933. Read more

" Jazz 'n' Coffee "

Mon, 07/29/13
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune in this week for an hour of the Rob Wagner Trio, recorded live at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro. We also stop by Morning Call to celebrate their new coffee shop in City Park. And for those who need a second cup of coffee, don’t despair, as we visit the Neutral Ground Coffeeho... Read more

"Rex Gregory Redux"

Mon, 07/29/13
Authored by George Ingmire
Today's show features Saxophonist, Flautist and Clarinet player Rex Gregory, a jazz musician whose philosophical ideas influence his compositions as much as his teachers and collaborators do. This show was recorded at the Blue Nile. On this recording, Rex is joined on stage by... Read more

1920's New Orleans Music

Sun, 07/28/13
Authored by Danielle Dietze
The 1920's was a time of influence that resonated in a special way with the Crescent City. It was a time led by defiance, social change, and dazzling culture. But most importantly, it gave birth to one of the city's beloved trademarks-- jazz. From the trenches of smoky nigh... Read more

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