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Preserving The Home, And History, Of New Orleans' Piano Professor

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Preserving The Home, And History, Of New Orleans' Piano Professor January 5, 2013 by Gwen Thompkins NPR Music n the tough side of Terpsichore Street in New Orleans stands a duplex — a two-st READ MORE
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In New Orleans, A Buffet Of Great Music

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In New Orleans, A Buffet Of Great Music June 22, 2012 By Ann Powers The Record Gluttony. Yeah, it's a sin. And I don't have the professional excuse for enthusiastic food consumption that I do READ MORE
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Mardi Gras music: A New Orleans playlist for the rest of us

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Mardi Gras music: A New Orleans playlist for the rest of us February 21, 2012 By Richard Fausset Los Angeles Times t’s Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Bloody Marys are being downed before breakfa READ MORE
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'House' star Hugh Laurie explores New Orleans' blues tradition

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'House' star Hugh Laurie explores New Orleans' blues tradition September 21, 2011 By John Crook Zap2it Hugh Laurie's got the blues -- and he wouldn't have it any other way. The British-born READ MORE
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Preservation Hall: My New Orleans Fairytale

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Preservation Hall: My New Orleans Fairytale May 3, 2011 By: Lisa A. Walker National Geographic “Actually, it’s a potential life-changing experience,” replied Danny Clinch, when asked wha READ MORE
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Music Review: Rebirth Brass Band - Rebirth Of New Orleans

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Music Review: Rebirth Brass Band - Rebirth Of New Orleans April 28, 2011 by Richard Marcus Seattlepi Looking at the images that came out of New Orleans in the weeks and months following the deva READ MORE
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Dr. John: From Session Player To New Orleans Funk Legend

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Dr. John: From Session Player To New Orleans Funk Legend March 9, 2011 by David C. Barnett NPR his month, five new performers will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It's an ecle READ MORE
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No home for jazz in ‘New’ Orleans

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No home for jazz in ‘New’ Orleans January 8, 2011 The Hindu New Orleans’ heritage as the cradle of jazz helps it draw millions of visitors each year, and the city reminds them of that hi READ MORE
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New Orleans' Musicians Keep Busy Post-Katrina

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New Orleans' Musicians Keep Busy Post-Katrina November 25, 2010 BY CHEVEL JOHNSON ABC News More than five years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans' music scene remains vibrant and lively, READ MORE
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THE ROCK HALL CELEBRATES NEW ORLEANS, DOMINO AND BARTHOLOMEW

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THE ROCK HALL CELEBRATES NEW ORLEANS, DOMINO AND BARTHOLOMEW November 15, 2010 by Alex Rawls Offbeat New Orleans is such a rich subject for investigation that it can easily lead you astray. T READ MORE
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Visiting the spirits of jazz past in New Orleans

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Visiting the spirits of jazz past in New Orleans October 30, 2010 By Helen Anders Statesman.com NEW ORLEANS More than anywhere else in the U.S., this city honors death as a part of life. Jazz READ MORE
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Music Review: Ruffins leads infectiously cheerful parade through New Orleans wit...

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Music Review: Ruffins leads infectiously cheerful parade through New Orleans with 'Happy Talk' October 25, 2010 By Karen Hawkins The Canadian Press Kermit Ruffins, "Happy Talk" (Basin Street R READ MORE
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Irma Thomas, the Soul Queen of New Orleans, to preside at Jazz Alley

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Irma Thomas, the Soul Queen of New Orleans, to preside at Jazz Alley October 23, 2010 by Misha Brown The Seattle Times In New Orleans, Irma Thomas is musical royalty. And fans of Big Easy musi READ MORE
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If it's Fall in New Orleans, it must be Nickel-A-Dance season!

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If it's Fall in New Orleans, it must be Nickel-A-Dance season! September 27, 2010 By: Geraldine Wyckoff The Louisiana Weekly "If I don't beat, I don't eat," exclaims the very busy Shannon Powe READ MORE
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Trombone Shorty traces influence to New Orleans

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Trombone Shorty traces influence to New Orleans September 26, 2010 By Walter Tunis Kentucky.com Troy Andrews' musical heart and inspiration hails from New Orleans. But some of the larger thril READ MORE
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Dr. John's 'Tribal' CD Provides Old Taste of New Orleans

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Dr. John's 'Tribal' CD Provides Old Taste of New Orleans September 20, 2010 Doug Levine Voice of America Doctor John has always been known for staying true to his musical roots. The 69-year-o READ MORE
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Anders Osborne: New Orleans' Guitar Hero (w/audio)

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Anders Osborne: New Orleans' Guitar Hero September 16, 2010 by Claudia Marshall NPR Anders Osborne's music may get filed under blues or possibly rock, but the New Orleans-based guitarist has a READ MORE
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Post-Katrina, Music Still Thrives In New Orleans

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Post-Katrina, Music Still Thrives In New Orleans August 29, 2010 NPR Hurricane Katrina dealt musicians in New Orleans a temporary blow, but DJ David Kunian — host of The Kitchen Sink at New O READ MORE
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The state of working musicians in New Orleans: 'Half the gigs ... and the work p...

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The state of working musicians in New Orleans: 'Half the gigs ... and the work pays less' August 26, 2010 Alex Rawls The Los Angeles Times It's not hurricanes challenging New Orleans' musician READ MORE
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My Morning Jacket, Tom Morello and More Appearing on New Orleans Charity Compila...

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My Morning Jacket, Tom Morello and More Appearing on New Orleans Charity Compilation Aug 19th 2010 by John D. Luerssen spinner Five years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, acts l READ MORE
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How Music Helped Save New Orleans After Katrina

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How Music Helped Save New Orleans After Katrina August 8, 2010 By Olga Bonfiglio OpEdNews.com No other American city values music the way New Orleans does. Heck, one of its airports is named a READ MORE
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New Orleans responds to strife, as always, with song

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New Orleans responds to strife, as always, with song August 1, 2010 Alana Samuels The Republic NEW ORLEANS — Ben Jaffe, the tuba player and creative director for the Preservation Hall Jazz B READ MORE
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Ogden exhibit chronicles the originators of New Orleans 'bounce' rap

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Ogden exhibit chronicles the originators of New Orleans 'bounce' rap July 19, 2010 Keith Spera The Times-Picayune Nola.com Cultural movements often pass undocumented at their inception. READ MORE
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STEVE EARLE ON EMMYS, TREME AND NEW ORLEANS

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STEVE EARLE ON EMMYS, TREME AND NEW ORLEANS July 12, 2010 by Alex Rawls Offbeat UPDATED] Last week, the Emmy nominations were announced and HBO’s Treme received two—a Best Director nominat READ MORE
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Benny Powell dies at 80; veteran jazz trombonist played with Count Basie

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Benny Powell dies at 80; veteran jazz trombonist played with Count Basie July 10, 2010 By Claire Noland Los Angeles Times Benny Powell, a veteran jazz trombonist who played with Count Bas READ MORE
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New Orleans a jazzy feast of sights and sounds

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New Orleans a jazzy feast of sights and sounds May 21, 2010 Gloria Cole Sugarman newstimes.com New Orleans, that beloved, beleaguered city that hugs the muddy Mississippi River never seems READ MORE
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With Treme Season Two a Lock, New Orleans Musicians in Their Own Words

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With Treme Season Two a Lock, New Orleans Musicians in Their Own Words April 13, 2010 Karen Dalton Beninato The Huffington Post Just Like True Blood, the powers that be at HBO renewed Treme READ MORE
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New Orleans' Trombone Shorty stirs up jazz "gumbo"

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New Orleans' Trombone Shorty stirs up jazz "gumbo" March 26, 2010 By Gail Mitchell Reuters LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - Fans of Trombone Shorty don't mince words when it comes to singing his prai READ MORE
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New Orleans Residents Raise their Spirits with Music

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New Orleans Residents Raise their Spirits with Music June 7, 2010 by Alicia Budich CBS News Foot-tapping, suspender-pulling, tear-jerking songs briefly cancelled out the drone of oil spill READ MORE
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With the publication of 'Unfinished Blues' music legend Harold Battiste no longe...

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With the publication of 'Unfinished Blues' music legend Harold Battiste no longer is living the unexamined life June 8, 2010 By Alison Fensterstock NOLA.com If Harold Battiste weren’t such a READ MORE
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New Orleans a jazzy feast of sights and sounds

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New Orleans a jazzy feast of sights and sounds May 21, 2010 Gloria Cole Sugarma newstimes.com New Orleans, that beloved, beleaguered city that hugs the muddy Mississippi River never seems to g READ MORE
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Galactic mixes up the past and present of New Orleans music on the band's new CD

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Galactic mixes up the past and present of New Orleans music on the band's new CD February 28, 2010 by Keith Spera NOLA.com In the perpetual twilight of their Uptown rehearsal studio’s contro READ MORE
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New Orleans' Piano Legends Are Soul Of Mardi Gras

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New Orleans' Piano Legends Are Soul Of Mardi Gras February 14, 2010 NPR NOTE: Listen to this article on the website. GWEN THOMPKINS, host: This time of year in New Orleans there are mor READ MORE
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Bobby Charles, Louisiana Singer and Songwriter, Dies at 71

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Bobby Charles, Louisiana Singer and Songwriter, Dies at 71 January 16, 2010 The New York Times NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bobby Charles, a Louisiana singer and songwriter who wrote hits like Fats Dom READ MORE
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New Orleans' venerable jazz joints at risk

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New Orleans' venerable jazz joints at risk 12/29/2009 By Rick Jervis USA TODAY NEW ORLEANS — The Halfway House once rocked with ragtime jazz bands and crowds. Today, the narrow wooden buildi READ MORE
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Pop Top: Artists make pilgrimage to New Orleans for Preservation

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Pop Top: Artists make pilgrimage to New Orleans for Preservation March 1, 2010 David Burger The Salt Lake Tribune Grade: A- CD » " Preservation: An Album to Benefit Preservation Hall & Th READ MORE
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New Orleans traditions inspire modern genre

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New Orleans traditions inspire modern genre March 3, 2010 Irish Eyes From Congo Square in the early 1800’s to present-day Louis Armstrong Park, music has played a major role in the history an READ MORE
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New Orleans is on a big roll - and Harry's cheering it on

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New Orleans is on a big roll - and Harry's cheering it on February 25, 2010 Chris Welch The Huntsville Times inger, songwriter and actor Harry Connick Jr. says it's been crazy in his hometown READ MORE
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Album to benefit New Orleans musical institution

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Album to benefit New Orleans musical institution January 30, 2010 Reuters NEW YORK (Billboard) - By any account, the Preservation Hall in New Orleans made it through Hurricane Katrina relativel READ MORE
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Newman mines Big Easy music for 'Frog'

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Newman mines Big Easy music for 'Frog' November 16, 2009 by Jon Burlingame Variety New Orleans in the early part of the 20th century - the setting of Disney's animated "The Princess and the Fr READ MORE
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Irma Thomas: A taste of New Orleans soul at Jazz Fest

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Irma Thomas: A taste of New Orleans soul at Jazz Fest September 3, 2009 Susan Whitall Detnews.com rma Thomas was just 19 when she recorded "(You Can Have My Husband But Please) Don't Mess With READ MORE
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New Orleans is #1 music city

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New Orleans is #1 music city September 3, 2009 Don Ames WWL AM 870 Another feather in New Orleans' cap. The world's largest association of professional travel journalists has voted New Orle READ MORE
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And the bands play on in New Orleans

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And the bands play on in New Orleans September 1, 2009 Rose Stabler Examiner.com Note:This article is the first in a series of articles this month commemorating the rebirth of New Orleans' mus READ MORE
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BackTalk with Sweet Home New Orleans’ Jordan Hirsch

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BackTalk with Sweet Home New Orleans’ Jordan Hirsch By Alex Rawls Offbeat.com Sweet Home New Orleans metamorphosed from the New Orleans Musicians Hurricane Relief Fund, a non-profit relief or READ MORE
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A little taste of New Orleans: Dr. John & The Neville Brothers

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A little taste of New Orleans: Dr. John & The Neville Brothers August 24, 2009 Jen Corsilli Examiner.com NOTE: Visit the website to view video The “music royalty” of the Crescent City READ MORE
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Terence Blanchard- given ‘choices,’ chooses New Orleans time and ag...

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Terence Blanchard- given ‘choices,’ chooses New Orleans time and again July 20, 2009 Geraldine Wyckoff The Louisiana Weekly Grammy-winning trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard chose to READ MORE
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Playing for Change in New Orleans

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Playing for Change in New Orleans July 22, 2009 by Rachel Jones 2theadvocate.com Native American reservations, the Himalayas, African villages and U.S. streets are all connected, even though t READ MORE
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Working in New Orleans is both business and pleasure for veteran Hollywood compo...

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Working in New Orleans is both business and pleasure for veteran Hollywood composer George S. Clinton June 27, 2009 by Mike Scott nola.com When "Extract," the newest comedy from writer-directo READ MORE
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New Orleans Clinic Keeps Music, Musicians Alive

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New Orleans Clinic Keeps Music, Musicians Alive June 19, 2009 By Lisa Morehouse VOA News Walk into New Orleans' St. Anna's Episcopal Church and you can attend Mass and share a fellowship meal READ MORE
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Dr. John: The voice of New Orlean

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Dr. John: The voice of New Orlean June 20, 2009 By Walter Tunis LexGo.com Of all the heartbreaking, fist-shaking laments Dr. John summons on his recent album City That Care Forgot, the most a READ MORE
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Experiencing New Orleans' music scene free and inexpensively

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Experiencing New Orleans' music scene free and inexpensively June 22, 2009 Geraldine Wyckoff The Louisiana Weekly Free and inexpensive are definitely words that raise the excitement-the let's READ MORE
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Louisiana Music Factory

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Louisiana Music Factory 210 Decatur Street New Orleans, LA 70130 (504) 586-1094 New Orleans music - Zydeco music - Cajun music - New Orleans Jazz, Louisiana Music Factory has all this regional READ MORE
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Mardi Gras Records

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Mardi Gras Records 1013-A Harimaw Court WestMetairie, LA 70001PH: 800.895.0441 Mardi Gras Records has specialized in the rich musical heritage of Lousiana since 1977. All of our music come READ MORE
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New Orleans Notables:Music

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New Orleans Notables:Music Musicians, Singers and Composers New Orleans’ contributions to the music world boast an astonishing roster of native sons and daughters who have had significant infl READ MORE
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Background Rhythms

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Background Rhythms New Orleans CVB History of Music in the Big Easy In the 18th century, the French and Creoles lived for musicales, balls accompanied by string orchestras, and picnics set to O READ MORE
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The Louis Armstrong Society

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The Louis Armstrong Society 3530 Rue Delphine New Orleans, LA 70131 (504) 391-9866 Louis Armstrong was America’s Ambassador of Jazz. The Louis Armstrong Society was formed in 2001 dur READ MORE
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