New Orleans, LA – Just travel between a few New Orleans neighborhoods and it's plain to see that the city has an extensive problem with blighted property. Yet the full magnitude of the issue can be hard to grasp from the street. The true picture is a sprawling patchwork of damaged, abandoned or simply neglected properties. In some areas, it may be a few addresses sullying rejuvenated blocks while in others broad swaths of damaged homes and businesses dominate the urban landscape.
New Orleans – Brian Blade is one of the most in-demand drummers in music - a regular colleague of such top artists as Wayne Shorter and Joni Mitchell - and a fine composer who has led his Fellowship Band since 1998.
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New Orleans – Great New Orleans pianist, composer and educator Ellis Marsalis - who started in music as a clarinetist and saxophonist - began the transition to the keyboard one night at the legendary Dew Drop Inn...
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New Orleans, LA – An innovative conference during JazzFest called Sync Up puts industry professionals in contact with local musicians. WWNO talked with Scott Aiges of the Jazz and Heritage Foundation about Sync Up