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French Quarter Festival ‘Sells Out’ New Orleans

The grand French Quarter Festival is here once again to celebrate New Orleans jazz, art, and food in the largest free music festival in the United States. “This festival represents all the local flavors,” singer-songwriter Lynn Drury told ABC. “It’s not just the brass bands or tra jazz, what New Orleans is mainly known for.

Paul Cebar is taking Milwaukee global

Paul Cebar has lived in Milwaukee most of his life, but his music has traveled the world: New Orleans, Jamaica, Cuba, Africa. They're all in there, along with dashes of swing, soul, jazz and garage-rock.

Graded on a Curve: American Jazz Quintet, Gulf Coast Jazz, Vol. 1

New Orleans is a locale rarely discussed in Modern Jazz terms. In the second half of the 1950s however, tenor saxophonist Harold Battiste, pianist Ellis Marsalis, clarinetist Alvin Batiste, drummer Ed Blackwell and numerous bassists, Crescent City residents all, comprised the American Jazz Quintet. Show More Summary

Which is a Friendlier Town -- New Orleans or Chicago?

As a Yankee, I fell in love with the City that Care Forgot (a.k.a. the Crescent City, the Big Easy and the Birthplace of Jazz) in my twenties and, like many a Yankee before me, moved there. (It was also called the Land of the Lotus Eaters...Show More Summary

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Utah Jazz 4/4/14: Video Highlights and Recap

The New Orleans Pelicans looked to put an end to their recent skid on Friday night against the Utah Jazz. The Pelicans had dropped three straight games, and faced a Jazz squad who had dropped five straight Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Davis starts against Jazz despite back spasms

Anthony Davis, who has been battling back spasms and left Wednesday's game in Denver in the first half, started for New Orleans against the Utah Jazz on Friday.

TVD Premiere: The Mike Dillon Band, “7 AM at the Jazz Fest”

In celebration of the acclaimed percussionist/ vibraphonist’s latest recording, we have the exclusive on one of the standout tracks on the new album. Fans of adventurous music in New Orleans are no strangers to Mike Dillon’s brand of danceable jazz/punk/funk. Show More Summary

Walter Wolfman Washington Howlin' Live At DBA New Orleans

3 weeks agoMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

More than a few years ago, Walter Wolfman Washington and the Roadmasters had a limited edition live recording. Also several sets from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival have been released through JazzFest Live. Now Frenchman Street...Show More Summary

Anthony Davis Injury: Updates on Pelicans Star's Ankle and Return

New Orleans Pelicans star forward Anthony Davis injured his left ankle in Friday's game against the Utah Jazz. According to the Pelicans' official Twitter feed, he will not return: There is no word on the severity of the injury, or if...Show More Summary

Pelicans minus Gordon, Roberts; Burks out for Jazz

Coach Monty Williams says guards Eric Gordon and Brian Roberts will miss New Orleans' game against Utah.

Jazz Fest debuts posters and “cubes” for 2014

Bright sun shined on the paddock area of the New Orleans Fairgrounds as the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival celebrated the launch of its 45th iteration at the annual press party this morning. Producer/Director Quint Davis introduced...Show More Summary

Making the Most of Jazz Fest

Jazz Fest 2014 has recently announced the 2014 lineup. Rest assured, the well-rounded New Orleans Jazz Heritage Society has programmed something for everyone. Headliners include Bruce Springsteen, Chaka Kahn, Branford Marsalis, Phish, Eric Clapton, Santana and Aaron Neville. Show More Summary

60 Years of Delmark Jazz Celebrated.

last monthMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

Since Bob Koester founded Delmar Records in St. Louis in 1953, Delmark Records has issued many important jazz recordings and over the years has built a catalog ranging from traditional New Orleans and Chicago style jazz to the first albums by members of the Art Ensemble of Chicago. Show More Summary

Hear Guns N Roses' Sweet Child O Mine Covered As A 1920s-Era New Orleans Jazz Number

The main problem with Guns N Roses over the last two decades is that Axl is a douche, and they do nothing relevant. For a band with a frontman who is still, despite his asshole tendencies, one of the best rock vocalists in history, it?s sad that they can?t even maintain the tenuous relevance of a band like Kiss. Show More Summary

Art Garfunkel: My voice is 96 percent back

Simon and Garfunkel's headlining set at the 2010 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was one of the most difficult two hours of Art Garfunkel's life. A couple of months earlier, he started to experience major vocal problems, and when he launched into the opening of "A Hazy Shade of Winter" he was barely able to squeeze out a note. Show More Summary

Jazz Ferguson Commits to LSU: Tigers Land 2015 4-Star WR

LSU's busy Wednesday on the recruiting trail continued with the commitment of 4-star receiver Jazz Ferguson, an imposing physical specimen from nearby Saint Francisville, La. Per Ross Dellenger of the New Orleans Advocate: A product of West Feliciana High School, Ferguson is the No. Show More Summary

“Sweet Child o’ Mine” as Old-Timey Jazz? It Works Better Than You Might Think.

Want to hear Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child o’ Mine” played in the style of old-timey New Orleans jazz? Before you say no, give this Postmodern Jukebox cover of the classic ’80s rock song a chance. It is actually really fun, thanks in large...Show More Summary

Here's Your Heart Melter for the Week

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

From our amazing office manager Evanne: This Japanese grandma used to be in a jazz band with her husband, and her dream was to go to New Orleans and see live jazz. Her granddaughter (or niece, not sure) not only made her dream come true,...Show More Summary

Interview: The Soul Rebels @ The Loft 1/31

The Soul Rebels came together under the idea of combining contemporary music with traditional New Orleans Jazz fundamentals. What results from this foundation, is a unique brass section with exciting originals and  amusing renditions of popular songs. Coming to the Loft this Friday, drummer Derrick Moss spoke with Alex May about their unique sound and increasing […]

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