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In Memoriam: Hank Jones

Sun, 05/16/10
Authored by Zachary Young
Hank Jones, a pianist, composer and bandleader with one of the most storied careers in the music world, died on May 16, 2010, at age 91. The list of musicians with whom he collaborated reads like a history of jazz: swing icons like Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw, beboppers like ... Read more

"Real Life"

Sat, 05/15/10
Authored by George Ingmire
Susan Cowsill starts off the hour with ballads full of love and an ode to New Orleans. In the second half, The Lost Bayou Ramblers bring you the 2-step, the waltz and the stomp. This week’s Culinary Crossroads is at Holly’s Tamales, a New Orleans street vendor with a variet... Read more

The Doctor Was In!

Fri, 05/14/10
Authored by Your Friend
Story and photos by Christy Grimes His sousaphone's headless and battered body tucked under his arm, Marshan Boudel of the Young Fellaz Brass Band awaits the Horn Doctor's healing touch. The instrument's utterly crumpled bell lies face down on the sidewalk, still sporting ... Read more

Donald Link's Skillet Jambalaya

Fri, 05/14/10
This month's recipe is from chef/restaurateur Donald Link, owner of Herbsaint and Cochon, two of New Orleans' favorite eateries. His skillet jambalaya calls for andouille, chicken and Louisiana shrimp, though you can always make substitutions if one of these becomes difficult ... Read more

"Crescent City Moon"

Fri, 05/14/10
Authored by George Ingmire
Rebroadcast of Show 29 Read more

darryl "dancing man 504 " young

Thu, 05/13/10
Authored by Lisa Barrios
Check out Darryl " dancing man 504 " Young this weekend @ the Broadmoor fest this Saturday, May 15, 4:30. He'll be @ the opening of the Wilson Charter School, located in Broadmoor. ( He'll also be starting early @ his house across the street from Wilson. Darryl teaches ki... Read more

What's new with the Marching Bands? by Zoe Sullivan

Thu, 05/13/10

In Memoriam: Brandon Franklin

Wed, 05/12/10
Authored by Mike Kobrin
Brandon Franklin, saxophonist with TBC Brass Band and assistant band director at O. Perry Walker High School, was murdered on May 9 at the age of 22. There will be a Peace Walk in his memory on Wednesday, May 19, at 6:30 p.m. in the Hollygrove neighborhood. Read more

A Wager for Rock'n'Roll: Enrique Bunbury

Wed, 05/12/10
Authored by Jorge Fuentes
Do you feel lucky, New Orleans? Well, do you? It is indeed your lucky day, because you just hit the musical jackpot straight from Spain: Enrique Bunbury will be in town soon. Who is Mr. Bunbury, you say? Ask the twenty thousand fans that went, along with me, to see him du... Read more

BP Oil Disaster Continues to Unfold

Mon, 05/10/10
A ruptured well continues to spew millions of gallons of crude oil a day into the Gulf of Mexico, endangering wetlands and crippling the coast's fishing industry. Check out our online resources related to this catastrophe, as well as photos from the Gulf Aid benefit concert an... Read more

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