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Moran, Prieto are the High Points of Healdsburg Jazz Fest Finale

Mon, 06/14/10
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
Dafnis Prieto's Si o Si Quartet with Peter Apfelbaum were spectacular openers on the last day of the 12th Annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Sunday June 13th. Prieto's tremendous change of pace, brilliant rhythms, tonal perfection made you forget at times he is a drummer --... Read more

Deep Passion - Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca

Sat, 06/12/10
Authored by Your Friend
The poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca hit home once again after seeing Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca at Le Petit Theatre. The guitars, the voices, the poses, the pain, they were all there in front of me, beautifully alive in the performance. Please make time to check th... Read more

US vs England at the World Cup and Louisiana vs British Petroleum in the Gulf

Sat, 06/12/10
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Forgive me, I'm a bit stuck on THE SPORT today. Yeah, that sport where the audience share is measured in billions instead of millions.   It's not just the global quadrennial celebration, it's also that the US is playing England today while Louisiana is playing an endless m... Read more

Boudin Man at Bonnaroo Thursday Day 1

Fri, 06/11/10
Youtube will be webcasting live perfromances all weekend from the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival being held in Manchester Tennessee. Check out the webcast schedule and watch live performances at http://www.youtube.com/bonnaroo Read more

Fried Cheescake Bites with Warm Louisiana Peach Coulis

Thu, 06/10/10
This month's recipe comes to us from Dr. Julie A. Holmes of Ruston, Louisiana. She's whipped up an amazing dessert of fried cheesecake bites with a warm Louisiana peach coulis that's sure to put a delicious topper on just about any meal. If you like the recipe, then check... Read more

Essence Music Festival: July 2-4

Wed, 06/09/10
The 16th annual Essence Music Festival returns to the Superdome in New Orleans July 4th weekend, with performers including Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, Irma Thomas, and Dumpstaphunk. Daytime seminars at the Morial Convention Center will feature Bill Cosby, Al Sharpton, Jada Pin... Read more


Tue, 06/08/10
Authored by George Ingmire
This week, we enjoy the sounds of songwriters from all over the Crescent City—a place so dedicated to art that the Greek Muses have streets named after them. We'll hear from John Boutté, Andrew Duhon, Paul Sanchez and more. We also meet up with Miranda Lash, curator of Mode... Read more

Brazil Takes Center Stage at the Healdsburg Jazzfest!!

Mon, 06/07/10
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
"Bossa Nova on the Green" was fantastic!! This Sunday June 6th concert was held in a downtown Healdsburg Park and the crowd was treated to some of the finest Brazilian musicians as part of the opening weekend of the 12th Annual Jazz Festival. "Brasilia" featured Pamela Dri... Read more

Artist Profile: Dr. Michael White

Mon, 06/07/10
Authored by Zachary Young
Dr. Michael White is one of the most important figures in the preservation of New Orleans' traditional jazz. But his strong roots in tradition haven't stopped him from pushing boundaries with adventurous groups like Seguenon Kone's Fatien Ensemble. Check out our profile of thi... Read more

"Mama’s Got a Squeezebox"

Fri, 06/04/10
Authored by George Ingmire
June is National Accordion Awareness Month, so we’re going to check out some of the various places you’re likely to hear a squeezebox as we move through Cajun, Caribbean, old-time jazz and klezmer music with BeauSoleil, Bruce Daigrepont, Sunpie Barnes, and Panorama Jazz Ban... Read more

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