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The Louis Armstrong House is inviting people to come see how the jazz legend spent the holidays. The Queens museum is hosting holiday tours through December 29. Armstrong's longtime residence will be decked out with memorabilia and all the holiday
November 25, 2013 The Hot Sardines Wildwood Park for the Arts Little Rock, Arkansas November 15, 2013 Is there a triple point where novelty, entertainment, and art meet? That was the question while watching New York City's period jazz band, the Hot
I'm thinking of those hokey ensembles whose repertoire consists of early jazz and blues that came out of New Orleans and Chicago in the 1920s. That music, as played by Sidney Bechet , Jelly Roll Morton , Louis Armstrong and their ilk, was serious
Surviving On A Song Published: 2013-11-08 This week on Riverwalk Jazz, The Jim Cullum Jazz Band celebrates the music that kept America swinging in the Great Depression with special guest vocalists Nina Ferro and Vernel Bagneris and a special
New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, North Side. $30. Randy Weston grew up in Brooklyn, with friends like Thelonious Monk inspiring him to play piano. He has traveled throughout the world, incorporating numerous influences into his playing.
The music is her magic! But it was more than just the music that was magical when Doreen Taylor gave her homecoming concert on October 20 from Babeville in Buffalo, New York. Taylor was born and raised in the western New York rural
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Louis Armstrong museum in the modest brick house where he lived for 28 years, curators are unveiling one of the jazz trumpeter's most unusual artifacts- a plaster mask that had been stored in a cupboard for decades.
It's been called a town within a town, this century-old reservation of the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe. It's a small, relatively obscure reservation that sits a few blocks north of the Fremont district directly behind the smoke shop with the drive-through
PDT Updated: 10/03/2013 01:21:17 PM PDT With one moaned note, trumpeter Nicholas Payton can telegraph a 100-year tradition. This formidable musician also is a businessman with his own label (BMF Records; you can guess what the acronym stands for)
Senior Thespians Strut Their Snapshots by Allan Appel Sep 17, 2013 1:28 pm Please enter the word you see in the image below: Sylvia Rifkin was taking a typing test at the V.A...She wondered if she got the job with the doctor because of her typing