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The Globe and Mail
Café Society is never smart or funny enough to justify its anachronistic styleThere’s a scene in Café Society, Woody Allen’s umpteenth film, in which a night
Café Society is never smart or funny enough to justify its anachronistic style
The Globe and Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
There’s a scene in Café Society, Woody Allen’s umpteenth film, in which a nightclub entertainer sings the Louis Armstrong classic Jeepers Creepers. Her performance, squeaky yet sexy, girlish yet knowing, is utterly faithful to the deceptive shimmer... Read more
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Orange County Register
Jazz legend Oscar Peterson is ​still​ playing piano – even though he died in 2007introduced the young whiz at Carnegie Hall in New York. Over the years, Peters
Jazz legend Oscar Peterson is ​still​ playing piano – even though he died in 2007
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
introduced the young whiz at Carnegie Hall in New York. Over the years, Peterson worked with Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong and other jazz legends. He was known for the speed and precision of his fingers through bass lines and boogie... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Rather joyless renditionand blended, the overall delivery lacked vitality. What a Wonderful World (Thi
Rather joyless rendition
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
and blended, the overall delivery lacked vitality. What a Wonderful World (Thiele and Weiss) was first recorded by Louis Armstrong in 1967, and a choral arrangement by Mark Brymer suited this group, but apart from a few singers, bland faces... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Final hurrah at legendary Batley Frontier this weekendPeter Fleming hosted musical stars such as Roy Orbison, Martha Reeves and the V
Final hurrah at legendary Batley Frontier this weekend
Wakefield Today / Posted 2 days ago
Peter Fleming hosted musical stars such as Roy Orbison, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Dusty Springfield, Shirley Bassey, Louis Armstrong, Tom Jones and Lulu. It opened in 1967 and was turned into the Frontier in the early 1980s. To buy tickets... Read more
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The Aspen Times
'Whiplash': Brutality, flying instruments and all that jazzsaid Chazelle, who has studied up on films about music, going back to two-reele
'Whiplash': Brutality, flying instruments and all that jazz
The Aspen Times / Posted 4 days ago
said Chazelle, who has studied up on films about music, going back to two-reelers from the 1930s about Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong. "Here, instead of getting there by being nice or hip of funny, he gets there by being a tyrant. You want to... Read more
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Games Radar
Movies to watch this week at the cinema: Finding Dory, Born to Be Blue, Barry Lyndon, more...amnesia returns is as heartrending as anything Pixar have given us since Up, wh
Movies to watch this week at the cinema: Finding Dory, Born to Be Blue, Barry Lyndon, more...
Games Radar / Posted 4 days ago
amnesia returns is as heartrending as anything Pixar have given us since Up, while the use of ‘What A Wonderful World’ by Louis Armstrong at a pivotal moment in the narrative is hilarious and audacious. Elevating Dory from comic relief/sidekick to... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Rockland High principal Alan Cron takes over as superintenthe feels like having activities like art, music and drama are crucial to studen
Rockland High principal Alan Cron takes over as superintent
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 7 days ago
he feels like having activities like art, music and drama are crucial to students’ development. “I’m convinced we have a Louis Armstrong or a John Coltrane here somewhere,” Cron said. He stressed Retchless is leaving with the school district in... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Saints of Swing play in uptown Kingston July 28Dunton, drums; and Rene Bailey, vocals. Bailey, who started singing Gospel as a
Saints of Swing play in uptown Kingston July 28
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 7 days ago
Dunton, drums; and Rene Bailey, vocals. Bailey, who started singing Gospel as a child in her Georgia church, has sung with Louis Armstrong, BB King, Aretha Franklin, Dave Brubeck, Ruth Brown, Paul Anka, and Sam Cooke, and was a vocalist at Peg Leg... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Southwest flights mostly back to normal in New Orleans after computer glitch Wednesday causes cancellations, delayswill take some time," airline spokeswoman Linda Rutherford said. "We expect som
Southwest flights mostly back to normal in New Orleans after computer glitch Wednesday causes cancellations, delays
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 8 days ago
will take some time," airline spokeswoman Linda Rutherford said. "We expect some cancellations and delays as we position aircraft and crews." Click here to check real-time flight information at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
NBA could move 2017 All-Star game to New Orleansdelays and canceled flights for Southwest Airlines. (FOX 8) Hundreds of travel
NBA could move 2017 All-Star game to New Orleans
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
delays and canceled flights for Southwest Airlines. (FOX 8) Hundreds of travelers missed flights and experienced delays at Louis Armstrong International Airport Thursday morning after a technical glitch caused long lines at the Southwest Airlines... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Southwest passengers jammed up at Armstrong Airportdelays and canceled flights for Southwest Airlines. (FOX 8) Hundreds of travel
Southwest passengers jammed up at Armstrong Airport
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
delays and canceled flights for Southwest Airlines. (FOX 8) Hundreds of travelers missed flights and experienced delays at Louis Armstrong International Airport Thursday morning after a technical glitch caused long lines at the Southwest Airlines... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Cron readying for new job as Rockland School Superintendenthe feels like having activities like art, music and drama are crucial to studen
Cron readying for new job as Rockland School Superintendent
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 8 days ago
he feels like having activities like art, music and drama are crucial to students’ development. “I’m convinced we have a Louis Armstrong or a John Coltrane here somewhere,” Cron said. He stressed Retchless is leaving with the school district in... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Cron readying for new job as Rockland School Superintendenthe feels like having activities like art, music and drama are crucial to studen
Cron readying for new job as Rockland School Superintendent
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 8 days ago
he feels like having activities like art, music and drama are crucial to students’ development. “I’m convinced we have a Louis Armstrong or a John Coltrane here somewhere,” Cron said. He stressed Retchless is leaving with the school district in... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Princeton Community Band will present concert Sundayin D Major, plus “Air” and “Allegro” from the Suite in F Major; “Basin Street B
Princeton Community Band will present concert Sunday
Bureau County Republican / Posted 9 days ago
in D Major, plus “Air” and “Allegro” from the Suite in F Major; “Basin Street Blues” published in 1926 and made famous by a Louis Armstrong recording in 1928. The concert is free. Lawn chairs are suggested. Refreshments are available. In case of... Read more
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The Daily Comet
'Red Dress Run' set for August in New Orleansthe French Quarter. The run typically takes off at 12:30 p.m., but participant
'Red Dress Run' set for August in New Orleans
The Daily Comet / Posted 9 days ago
the French Quarter. The run typically takes off at 12:30 p.m., but participants may begin gathering as early as 9 a.m. in Louis Armstrong Park. Runners can expect unlimited beer, food and live music by The Topcats and The Mixed Nuts. From there,... Read more
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The Houma Courier
'Red Dress Run' set for August in New Orleansthe French Quarter. The run typically takes off at 12:30 p.m., but participant
'Red Dress Run' set for August in New Orleans
The Houma Courier / Posted 9 days ago
the French Quarter. The run typically takes off at 12:30 p.m., but participants may begin gathering as early as 9 a.m. in Louis Armstrong Park. Runners can expect unlimited beer, food and live music by The Topcats and The Mixed Nuts. From there,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Swelter belters - 10 hot tunes to soundtrack the meltdownthis is a 1970s classic from US soul and R&B singer Bill Withers. None of us is
Swelter belters - 10 hot tunes to soundtrack the meltdown
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
this is a 1970s classic from US soul and R&B singer Bill Withers. None of us is worthy. Summertime - Ella Fitzgerald and Louis ArmstrongSummertime... and the livin’ is easyFish are jumpin’... and the cotton is high Composed in 1934 by George... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Albert Murray's “Murray Talks Music” - By Matt R. Lohr — Jazz Articlesin the life of the American slave. But Murray doesn’t trap the music in a folk
Albert Murray's “Murray Talks Music” - By Matt R. Lohr — Jazz Articles
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 10 days ago
in the life of the American slave. But Murray doesn’t trap the music in a folk context. Rather, he draws hard lines between folk, pop and fine art forms, with the work of Ellington, Louis Armstrong and Count Basie solidly in the “fi... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Bawdy Scottville Clown Band shocks, then awesand high school bands who marched in crisp unison. Then, in utter contrast, ca
Bawdy Scottville Clown Band shocks, then awes
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 11 days ago
and high school bands who marched in crisp unison. Then, in utter contrast, came a ragtag group of oddballs honking out a Louis Armstrong song and marching in an unhurried stroll. They were placed at the very end of the parade, as if nothing could... Read more
11d
Billboard
Pink Moons & Paper Planes: Synchs Brought Obscurities to Public Attention, But Did It Last?Francisco, (11), WSHE Chicago (6), and on home turf at KRTR Honolulu (6). This
Pink Moons & Paper Planes: Synchs Brought Obscurities to Public Attention, But Did It Last?
Billboard / Posted 11 days ago
Francisco, (11), WSHE Chicago (6), and on home turf at KRTR Honolulu (6). This despite some programmers being reluctant to play it for the same reasons (too soft, too saccharine) that some resist the Louis Armstrong version of "Wonderful" these d... Read more
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All About Jazz
Ron Kaplan member page on All About JazzHeath Brothers, Ted Curson, Joe Henderson, Arturo Sandoval, Benny Green, Billy
Ron Kaplan member page on All About Jazz
All About Jazz / Posted 11 days ago
Heath Brothers, Ted Curson, Joe Henderson, Arturo Sandoval, Benny Green, Billy Childs, Kurt Elling, Phoebe Jacobs of the Louis Armstrong House Museum, and many more... The first jazz record I bought was Kind of Blue by Miles Davis. My advice to... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Bawdy Scottville Clown Band shocks, then awesand high school bands who marched in crisp unison. Then, in utter contrast, ca
Bawdy Scottville Clown Band shocks, then awes
Detroit Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
and high school bands who marched in crisp unison. Then, in utter contrast, came a rag-tag group of oddballs honking out a Louis Armstrong song and marching in an unhurried stroll. They were placed at the very end of the parade, as if nothing could... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
AROUND & ABOUT: JAZZ: Kalil Wilson Sings at the Mystic Hotel Saturday Night & the Calfornia Jazz Conservatory Sunday Afternoon. Categoryexpertise as both performer and scholar: "Calypso's a Greek word; it's a little
AROUND & ABOUT: JAZZ: Kalil Wilson Sings at the Mystic Hotel Saturday Night & the Calfornia Jazz Conservatory Sunday Afternoon. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 14 days ago
expertise as both performer and scholar: "Calypso's a Greek word; it's a little more carnivalesque, giddy--like Swing, or Louis Armstrong. There's Commedia Dell'Arte in it! Very ribald, full of social commentary ... Before 1950, even 1960, jazz... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Victoria Lambert: To kiss or not to kiss ... what are the rules?alongside a message for her birthday. Photo / Instagram, Victoria Beckham Is i
Victoria Lambert: To kiss or not to kiss ... what are the rules?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
alongside a message for her birthday. Photo / Instagram, Victoria Beckham Is it normal to kiss your child on the lips? Louis Armstrong was quite wrong: a kiss is never just a kiss. When shared between parent and child, as Victoria Beckham has... Read more
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Daily Record
Eric Burdon, Edgar Winter play Morristownsay I was born shouting the blues,” wrote Burdon. “Music was always a part of m
Eric Burdon, Edgar Winter play Morristown
Daily Record / Posted 14 days ago
say I was born shouting the blues,” wrote Burdon. “Music was always a part of my life. My original inspiration was Louis Armstrong. Soon, I discovered Ray Charles, James Brown and many, many more.” “I loved all the great blues singers -... Read more
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WA Today
To kiss or not to kiss... what are the rules?Louis Armstrong was quite wrong: a kiss is never just a kiss. When shared betwe
To kiss or not to kiss... what are the rules?
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
Louis Armstrong was quite wrong: a kiss is never just a kiss. When shared between parent and child, as Victoria Beckham has found out, it's a pout-rage. After posting a gorgeous picture of herself kissing daughter Harper to mark her fifth birthday,... Read more
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Canberra Times
To kiss or not to kiss... what are the rules?Louis Armstrong was quite wrong: a kiss is never just a kiss. When shared betwe
To kiss or not to kiss... what are the rules?
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
Louis Armstrong was quite wrong: a kiss is never just a kiss. When shared between parent and child, as Victoria Beckham has found out, it's a pout-rage. After posting a gorgeous picture of herself kissing daughter Harper to mark her fifth birthday,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
To kiss or not to kiss... what are the rules?Louis Armstrong was quite wrong: a kiss is never just a kiss. When shared betwe
To kiss or not to kiss... what are the rules?
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 days ago
Louis Armstrong was quite wrong: a kiss is never just a kiss. When shared between parent and child, as Victoria Beckham has found out, it's a pout-rage. After posting a gorgeous picture of herself kissing daughter Harper to mark her fifth birthday,... Read more
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The Age
To kiss or not to kiss... what are the rules?Louis Armstrong was quite wrong: a kiss is never just a kiss. When shared betwe
To kiss or not to kiss... what are the rules?
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
Louis Armstrong was quite wrong: a kiss is never just a kiss. When shared between parent and child, as Victoria Beckham has found out, it's a pout-rage. After posting a gorgeous picture of herself kissing daughter Harper to mark her fifth birthday,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
To kiss or not to kiss... what are the rules?Louis Armstrong was quite wrong: a kiss is never just a kiss. When shared betwe
To kiss or not to kiss... what are the rules?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Louis Armstrong was quite wrong: a kiss is never just a kiss. When shared between parent and child, as Victoria Beckham has found out, it's a pout-rage. After posting a gorgeous picture of herself kissing daughter Harper to mark her fifth birthday,... Read more
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BlackNews.com
New Black History Bowtie Design Celebrates Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, And Rosa Parksand the print will never fade! Other bowties featured on the web site feature
New Black History Bowtie Design Celebrates Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, And Rosa Parks
BlackNews.com / Posted 15 days ago
and the print will never fade! Other bowties featured on the web site feature Frederick Douglass, Jackie Robinson, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday and more. For more details, visit www.BlackHistoryBowties.com PRESS... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Newport Casino never goes out of stylesome of the great names who have played at the Casino.Bob Dylan. Duke Ellington
Newport Casino never goes out of style
The Providence Journal / Posted 15 days ago
some of the great names who have played at the Casino.Bob Dylan. Duke Ellington. Charlton Heston. Benny Goodman. Joan Baez. Louis Armstrong. Ray Charles. Basil Rathbone. Ella Fitzgerald. Billie Holiday.It isn’t only tennis that has been played at... Read more
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Northern Echo
Carnival promises feast of music, film and funthe Trimdon Brass Band. “On the Sunday there is live music from noon, through
Carnival promises feast of music, film and fun
Northern Echo / Posted 15 days ago
the Trimdon Brass Band. “On the Sunday there is live music from noon, through to 10pm. “Groups include tribute bands to Louis Armstrong, The Eagles, Little Mix, Adele and Dire Straits and Stereophonics.” Throughout the weekend there will be... Read more
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Kenosha News
A walk through historythe final day of the Rotary-West Softball Tournament. Inducted as players were
A walk through history
Kenosha News / Posted 15 days ago
the final day of the Rotary-West Softball Tournament. Inducted as players were Dixie Knudson, Leila Mercado, Ken Pflugrad, Louis Armstrong, Larry Weiss, Tom Jaehne and Alex Nigro. Other inductees were Dave Hamelink (sponsor), Tom Anderson Sr. and... Read more
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The Daily Comet
2016 Satchmo Summerfest is moving to Jackson SquareJones & New Orleans' Finest

6:30-7:30 James Andrews & the Crescent City A

2016 Satchmo Summerfest is moving to Jackson Square
The Daily Comet / Posted 16 days ago
Jones & New Orleans' Finest

6:30-7:30 James Andrews & the Crescent City Allstars

7:30-8 p.m. Trumpet Tribute to Louis Armstrong featuring James Andrews

Cornet Chop Suey Stage

12-12:45 New Orleans Swamp Donkeys

1:45-2:30... Read more

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The Houma Courier
2016 Satchmo Summerfest is moving to Jackson SquareLeroy Jones & New Orleans' Finest 6:30-7:30 James Andrews & the Crescent City
2016 Satchmo Summerfest is moving to Jackson Square
The Houma Courier / Posted 16 days ago
Leroy Jones & New Orleans' Finest 6:30-7:30 James Andrews & the Crescent City Allstars 7:30-8 p.m. Trumpet Tribute to Louis Armstrong featuring James Andrews Cornet Chop Suey Stage 12-12:45 New Orleans Swamp Donkeys 1:45-2:30 DeJean's... Read more
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The Houma Courier
2016 Satchmo Summerfest is moving to Jackson SquareJones & New Orleans' Finest

6:30-7:30 James Andrews & the Crescent City A

2016 Satchmo Summerfest is moving to Jackson Square
The Houma Courier / Posted 16 days ago
Jones & New Orleans' Finest

6:30-7:30 James Andrews & the Crescent City Allstars

7:30-8 p.m. Trumpet Tribute to Louis Armstrong featuring James Andrews

Cornet Chop Suey Stage

12-12:45 New Orleans Swamp Donkeys

1:45-2:30... Read more

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Deseret News
Celebrating 130 years: 6 things you didn't know about Lagoonto allow anyone to enter without restrictions. 5. The hotspot for musical perf
Celebrating 130 years: 6 things you didn't know about Lagoon
Deseret News / Posted 17 days ago
to allow anyone to enter without restrictions. 5. The hotspot for musical performances The ‘50s boasted performances from Louis Armstrong, Johnny Cash, Duke Ellington, and Ella Fitzgerald. Things didn't end there, with the ‘60s yielding shows from... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Legendary Batley Frontier club confirms it will close this monthCorrigan hosted musical stars such as Roy Orbison, Martha Reeves and the Vandel
Legendary Batley Frontier club confirms it will close this month
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 17 days ago
Corrigan hosted musical stars such as Roy Orbison, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Dusty Springfield, Shirley Bassey, Louis Armstrong, Tom Jones, Lulu, The Bee Gees and many other famous names. Bee Gee Maurice Gibbs met his wife Yvonne... Read more
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Wakefield Today
The final Frontier - legendary club confirms it will close this monthCorrigan hosted musical stars such as Roy Orbison, Martha Reeves and the Vandel
The final Frontier - legendary club confirms it will close this month
Wakefield Today / Posted 17 days ago
Corrigan hosted musical stars such as Roy Orbison, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Dusty Springfield, Shirley Bassey, Louis Armstrong, Tom Jones, Lulu, The Bee Gees and many other famous names. Bee Gee Maurice Gibb met his wife Yvonne... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
| BlueRidgeNow.comof what we call “Western civilization.” You can drop your own favorite names an
| BlueRidgeNow.com
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 18 days ago
of what we call “Western civilization.” You can drop your own favorite names and compositions. Just to start off, I’ll say Louis Armstrong playing and singing Hoagy Carmichael’s “Stardust,” Bach’s “Brandenburg Concertos” Nos. 3 and 4, and... Read more
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heraldscotland
The women who rocked musicknown as "the first lady of song" most famously performing with Duke Ellington'
The women who rocked music
heraldscotland / Posted 20 days ago
known as "the first lady of song" most famously performing with Duke Ellington's band and touring internationally with Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie. Aretha Franklin With hits like Respect and Sisters Are Doin' It for Themselves there's... Read more
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New York Post
Here’s where Vince Giordano goes for good jazzthe self-help books, not the “something for dummies” books. The fellow who runs
Here’s where Vince Giordano goes for good jazz
New York Post / Posted 20 days ago
the self-help books, not the “something for dummies” books. The fellow who runs it is a jazz fan. He gets lots of books on Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington, and he’s got nice jazz music playing in the background. Every weekend there’s another... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Buried treasure awaits historians at a lost beachStill not satisfied, Yates built a large dance floor with a band shell to house
Buried treasure awaits historians at a lost beach
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 21 days ago
Still not satisfied, Yates built a large dance floor with a band shell to house the big bands brought in from back East: Louis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden and Lawrence Welk to mention a few. There was also a skating rink for those inclined, and the... Read more
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Salon.com
Anonymous philanthropy is over: 6 public treasures billionaires just needed their names onbuildings and institutions were named after people who had actually accomplishe
Anonymous philanthropy is over: 6 public treasures billionaires just needed their names on
Salon.com / Posted 22 days ago
buildings and institutions were named after people who had actually accomplished something notable. Think Albert Einstein, Louis Armstrong or Martin Luther King, Jr. Today, it seems notable accomplishments are not necessary. Just dollars, millions... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
A Retired White Male Police Officer Was My Driver Yesterday And All I Could Think About Was How He'd Treat Me If I Wasn't His Passengercar door for me, got my luggage out of the hotel, and made sure I was nothing s
A Retired White Male Police Officer Was My Driver Yesterday And All I Could Think About Was How He'd Treat Me If I Wasn't His Passenger
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 23 days ago
car door for me, got my luggage out of the hotel, and made sure I was nothing short of comfortable on my 25-minute ride to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Immediately, Matt told me how much he enjoyed Essence Festival — 2014... Read more
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The Advocate
Major Baton Rouge, Lafayette projects targeting traffic gridlock get boost with $60 million federal grantneeds across Louisiana.” Other dollars will be freed up for designing a recons
Major Baton Rouge, Lafayette projects targeting traffic gridlock get boost with $60 million federal grant
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
needs across Louisiana.” Other dollars will be freed up for designing a reconstructed interchange at Loyola Avenue for the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, improving railroad crossings on the freight-rail corridor between Baton... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Armstrong on air: Watch Satchmo's 1971 Dick Cavett interview"An all-American institution" is how Dick Cavett introduces Louis Armstrong on
Armstrong on air: Watch Satchmo's 1971 Dick Cavett interview
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 23 days ago
"An all-American institution" is how Dick Cavett introduces Louis Armstrong on a episode of Cavett’s ABC talk show, aired just months before Satchmo’s death 45 years ago today. It’s obvious that Armstrong was a fan of the show’s host as well. “I dig... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Read John Carlisle's latest column before it goes live on Freep.comand high school bands who marched in crisp unison. Then, in utter contrast, ca
Read John Carlisle's latest column before it goes live on Freep.com
Detroit Free Press / Posted 23 days ago
and high school bands who marched in crisp unison. Then, in utter contrast, came a rag-tag group of oddballs honking out a Louis Armstrong song and marching in an unhurried stroll. They were placed at the very end of the parade, as if nothing could... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, July 6, 2016Nyasaland became the independent country of Malawi. In 1966, Malawi became a r
This day in history, July 6, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
Nyasaland became the independent country of Malawi. In 1966, Malawi became a republic. In 1971, jazz trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong died in New York at age 69. In 1988, 167 North Sea oil workers were killed when explosions and fires... Read more
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