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Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2015

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Cape Town International Jazz Festival
Cape Town International Convention Centre
Cape Town, South Africa
March 27 & 28, 2015

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival takes place over two jam-packed nights, on five simultaneous stages. Now in its sixteenth year, it also includes a number of ancillary events during festival week: ...

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Charles Lloyd Signs To Blue Note

Charles Lloyd Signs To Blue Note

More than 50 years into an already legendary career, 2015 is shaping up to be a momentous year for Charles Lloyd. As reported today in The New York Times, the esteemed saxophonist and composer has signed with Blue Note Records and will release his first album for the iconic label in 30 years with the April ...

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NOLA Jazz Fest: Full Lineup, Schedule, Tix

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND EDDIE VEDDER ADDED TO LINEUP The 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival daily schedule is out now. Click here to check it out. Bruce Springsteen and Eddie Vedder have been added to the already stacked lineup. Below is a list of the complete lineup for the festival, which takes place April 27-May 6 ...

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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Days 4-7: May 5-8, 2011

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Days 1-3 | Days 4-7

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
New Orleans, LA
April 27-May 6, 2011

Day 4: Thursday May 5, 2011
Vibraphonist Stefon Harris and Blackout was the featured act in the WWOZ Jazz Tent, but Christian Scott stole the show.

Scott--the young New ...

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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2011

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Days 1-3 | Days 4-7

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
New Orleans, LA
April 27-May 6, 2011

Day 1: April 29, 2011
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival turned 42 this year. I've been to 25, and the thrill of anticipation entering the fairgrounds and crossing to the ...

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2010 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

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The city of New Orleans is riding high these days. With the beloved football team winning the Super Bowl, a new mayor promising a brighter future, a rebuilding of structures and economy, and a new HBO television show, Treme, extolling the virtues of the unique culture of this musical mecca, times could not be better for ...

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40th New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Preview

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Seven days, two weekends, forty years. No matter how you measure it, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Presented by Shell is a musical and cultural rite of spring for hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. From its humble beginnings at Congo Square, to this the 40th anniversary, Jazz Fest always provides enough musical ...

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39th Annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: April 25-May 4

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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
New Orleans, Louisiana
April 25-27, May 1-4, 2008

It's been nearly three years since the worst natural disaster in U.S. history, and New Orleans is well along on the bumpy road to recovery. If further testimony were required, the Big Easy's 39th annual Jazz & ...

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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: A Photo Essay

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The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is the grandest of all American music festivals. Each year I attend, and am rejuvenated by the always amazing array of musical talent. The music of New Orleans is anchored by the great New Orleans musical families, such as Barbarin, Lastie, Boutte, Harrison, French, Marsalis, and Batiste. The accompanying ...

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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2007

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At the 38th Annual Jazz & Heritage Festival, hundreds of talented performers, both regional and national, uncorked some vintage music ranging from jazz, blues, rock and gospel to a generous sprinkling of world music, zydeco and Cajun tunes--all reflecting the unique flavor of the culture of New Orleans. 375,000 revelers (the largest crowd in several years) ...