Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp Begins; Fundraiser Set for July 6

June 23, 2022

The 27th annual Louisiana “Satchmo” Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp for aspiring musicians began this week, according to Jackie Harris, executive director of the Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Educational Foundation.  A fundraising concert to support the camp’s operations, “Honoring the Past and Looking Toward the Future,” will be held Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at the George and […]

Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story

May 22, 2022

Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story, a documentary about the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, will be released nationwide on June 2. The film was directed and produced by Frank Marshall and Ryan Suffern and will be released through Sony Pictures.

Laura Engels’ Book Encourages Women To Tell Their Stories

May 7, 2022

You’ll Forget This Ever Happened: Secrets, Shame, and Adoption in the 1960s by Laura L. Engel is a book about a young woman struggling with being an unwed mother in the 1960s south. It will be available May 10 through She Writes Press. The memoir opens from the point of view of a frightened teenager […]

NOLA Legend, Jon Batiste, Brings Home Five Grammys Including Album of the Year

April 4, 2022

Upon his win for Album of the Year, Batiste gave a heartfelt speech in which he said, "I believe this to my core, there is no best musician, best artist, best dancer, best actor. The creative arts are subjective and they reach people at a point in their lives when they need it most. It's like a song or an album is made and it's almost like it has a radar to find the person when they need it the most."

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