Satchmo Summerfest http://wwno.org en Tipitina's Sponsors Japanese Youth Jazz Band For Satchmo Festival http://wwno.org/post/tipitinas-sponsors-japanese-youth-jazz-band-satchmo-festival <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some teenage Japanese musicians who lost their instruments in the 2011 tsunami are in New Orleans to perform this weekend. It’s part of a cultural exchange run by the <a href="http://tipitinasfoundation.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.ViewPage&amp;PageID=554" target="_blank">Tipitina’s Foundation</a>.</span></p><p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 40847 at http://wwno.org Annual Festival Celebrating Satchmo is August 3-5 http://wwno.org/post/annual-festival-celebrating-satchmo-august-3-5 <p>The 12th annual Satchmo SummerFest will be held Aug. 3-5 at the <font color="red">Louisiana</font> State Museum&#39;s Old U.S. Mint.</p><p>The festival is dedicated to the life, legacy and music of New Orleans&#39; native son, Louis &quot;Satchmo&quot; Armstrong.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 14 May 2012 14:38:34 +0000 The Associated Press 11011 at http://wwno.org Legendary Jazz Producer George Avakian Remembers Louis Armstrong http://wwno.org/post/legendary-jazz-producer-george-avakian-remembers-louis-armstrong <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d26bc600534-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d26bc600534-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d26bc600534-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-852266.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>New Orleans – A guaranteed highlight of the annual Satchmo Summerfest is any seminar session that features legendary jazz producer George Avakian. In a career that extends over eight decades, Avakian has produced outstanding recordings for such leading artists as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Benny Goodman, and Duke Ellington – and earned most every honor the music world has to offer. WWNO'S Fred Kasten has more.</p> Fri, 31 Jul 2009 02:56:41 +0000 Fred Kasten 1708 at http://wwno.org