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At 102, trumpeter Lionel Ferbos is the oldest jazz musician in New Orleans. A native New Orleanian whose career has remained almost exclusively in the city, he appears weekly at the Palm Court Jazz Cafe, a French Quarter club, where he leads the Palm Court Jazz Band on Saturday nights. During his long career, Ferbos has worked with some of the giants of early traditional jazz, including Captain John Handy and Mamie Smith, and more recently with widely recognized contemporary revivals of the old style music like the original stage band of the off-Broadway hit “One Mo’ Time.” He has played at all of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festivals. Lionel Ferbos was born July 17, 1911, in the city’s Creole 7th Ward
2014: The Year in Jazz
by Ken Franckling
The year 2014 turned out to be a year noteworthy for its numbers. Newport turned 60, Blue Note turned 75, International Jazz Day's third edition featured 900 events in more than 190 countries. The jazz world lost seven of its NEA Jazz Masters, and jny: New Orleans trumpeter Lionel Ferbos died at 103. Sad but not ...
Ray Charles And Ella Fitzgerald To Headline "The Jazz Fest Show" Photo Exhibit By Steven Forster In New Orleans
Ray Charles and Ella Fitzgerald to Headline The Jazz Fest Show" Photo Exhibit by Steven Forster Steven Forster, award-winning jny: New Orleans photographer The Jazz Fest Show photo exhibit: 15 archival black and white photos of iconic jazz musicians Angela King Gallery 241 Royal St. New Orleans Opens April 24, 2014, 5-7 ...
2013: The Year In Jazz
by Ken Franckling
The West Coast now has a jazz edifice of its own with strong roots, International Jazz Day grew in scope during year two, jazz made its mark on (and off) Broadway, and the number of musicians lost during the year was large and painful. Here's a look at significant happenings across the jazz world over the ...
New Orleans Trumpeter Lionel Ferbos Still Playing Gigs at 97
NEW ORLEANS -- In the 1930s, people danced in New Orleans night clubs to the sweet and melodic jazz of Creole singer and trumpeter Lionel Ferbos. Now they sit at tables and sip cocktails, watching the 97-year-old perform as one of the city's oldest working jazz musicians. Born July 17, 1911, Ferbos started playing professionally during ...