Hip Hop Artists To Perform at Concert To Benefit Louis Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp

July 4, 2023

Two Grammy award-winning New Orleans born Hip Hop icons Darrius “Deezle” Harrison and Adam “BlaqNmilD” Pigott will be joining NEA Jazz Master Donald Harrison Jr., famed jazz trumpet/instrumentalist Dr. Eddie Henderson, and other musicians on Wednesday, July 5, for the annual fundraising concert to support the Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp. A tribute to the […]

Music Review: The Silent Life from Shawn Myers

June 30, 2019

For me, jazz is pleasant math. A series of notes and numbers, in sequence, bouncing off one another in structured chaos. Admittedly, my knowledge of the genre is probably closer to the movie La La Land than anything, but I know what I like. And, I like Shawn Myers’ debut album The Silent Life.  An […]

Legendary New Orleans Musician Dr. John Has Passed Away

June 6, 2019

Another legendary local has died. New Orleans and the world have lost another legend. Mac Rebennack better known as Dr. John died this morning. He truly was one of the greatest musicians this city has ever produced. It is a very sad day. pic.twitter.com/FhzN5cosWG — Eric Paulsen WWL-TV (@EPaulsenWWL) June 6, 2019 As reported by […]

NOLA Music Showcase Contest to Spotlight Local Musicians at Essence Fest

April 3, 2019

The New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation (NOTMC) and the New Orleans Multicultural Tourism Network (NOMTN) are coordinating to give New Orleans local musicians a first-of-its-kind musical showcase at the 25th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival. The showcase will take place as the final event during ESSENCE Festival NOLA Media day on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Musicians will compete online […]

The Progressive’s Weekend: 10/5 – 10/7

October 5, 2018

Past policies, beyond bickering and right at the doorstep of our inner child, this is The Progressive’s Weekend! Almost everyone has had their eyes glued to C-SPAN and news channels following the conclusion and potential confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh. Buried beneath it all, including new-ish revelations of President Trump’s questionable tax history, has been this […]

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