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  • Jerry Wexler, 91; influential music producer coined 'rhythm and blues'

    Jerry Wexler, 91; influential music producer coined 'rhythm and blues'
    Jerry Wexler, the influential Atlantic Records producer who coined the term "rhythm and blues" before helping shape that sound into one of the most powerful musical forces of the 1950s and '60s, died Friday morning at his home in Sarasota, Fla. He was 91....
  • Live Review: Mose Allison at Largo at the Coronet [UPDATED]

     
    Mose Allison fans couldn’t have asked for a more ideal environment for the second performance of his two-night stand at Largo at the Coronet on Sunday night. The first winter storm of 2010 snarled traffic and might have taken a......
  • Live Review: Salute to Jazz at the Grammy Museum

     
    The Recording Academy started ramping up for Sunday’s Grammy Awards on Tuesday night, honoring influential guitarist and educator Kenny Burrell as part of its annual Salute to Jazz. Held in the Grammy Museum’s cozy performance space, the evening...
  • Tuesday Night Harvey Murder Suspect Arrested

    Tuesday Night Harvey Murder Suspect Arrested
    As the investigation into the shooting death of Van Vo, the Asian male who was shot and killed last night in the 1100 block of Tallow Tree Lane in Harvey continued, Jefferson Parish Homicide detective Solomon Burke arrested Cody Vedol, B/M, 21, of 7000...
  • Van of Murdered Harvey Victim Found by State Trooper

    The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office received a complaint of a Residential Burglary at 2217 Eastmere Drive in Harvey on Friday and located the body of Donald Bates in the rear of the residence with apparent gun shot wounds. He was pronounced dead on...
  • New Developments in Jan. 29 Harvey Murder

    As the investigation continues into the shooting death of Donald Bates who was shot and killed on January 29th, 2010 on Eastmere in Harvey, our Homicide investigators have identified several individuals they believe were involved Donald Bates' death. The...
  • 2009 New Orleans Jazz Fest lineup

    The first weekend roster includes : Wynton Marsalis, Dave Matthews Band, James Taylor, Joe Cocker, Earth Wind & Fire, Wilco, Spoon, Erykah Badu, Irma Thomas, Orishas, Third World, Robert Cray, Etta James & the Roots Band, Mavis Staples, Drive-By...
  • Jazz Fest Lineup for 2009 Here!

    40th ANNIVERSARY NEW ORLEANS JAZZ & HERITAGE FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY SHELL Weekend One Music Lineup April 24 - 26 Friday, April 24 Wynton Marsalis, Joe Cocker, Spoon, Drive-By Truckers and Booker T., Henry Butler, Tab Benoit, Trombone Shorty & Orleans...
  • The 2009 Grammy nominees and winners

    Winners will be in bold italics. RECORD OF THE YEAR "Chasing Pavements," Adele "Viva La Vida," Coldplay "Bleeding Love," Leona Lewis "Paper Planes,"  M.I.A "Please Read the Letter," Robert Plant and Alison Krauss ALBUM OF THE YEAR "Viva La...
  • The Gloved One drops the ball at the Rock Hall of Fame induction

    NEW YORK -- Michael Jackson still doesn't get it, does he? The 16th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction dinner here Monday was the ideal opportunity for the self-proclaimed King of Pop to begin humanizing himself--to start making us think of...
  • A Palisades balladeer

    IN one, a poor woman from the west coast of Ireland flies, to the strains of a lonely Celtic melody, to Graceland to pay homage to Elvis Presley. In another, a British soldier wounded in World War II wanders London, recalling the days when he danced to...