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Jazz Fest Minutes
3:40 pm
Fri April 22, 2011

Internationally Acclaimed Young Clarinetist Anat Cohen Plays Jazz Fest Friday April29th and Saturday April 30th

New Orleans – Internationally acclaimed clarinetist and saxophonist Anat Cohen plays Jazz Fest twice with her top-notch quartet - Friday April 29th - and Saturday April 30th...

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Jazz Fest Minutes
3:20 pm
Thu April 21, 2011

New Orleans Guitarist, Singer And Songwriter Anders Osborne Plays Jazz Fest May 1st and May 7th

New Orleans – Award-winning guitarist, singer and songwriter Anders Osborne plays the 2011 Jazz Fest twice - with John Fohl and Johnny Sansone on Saturday, May 1st - and with the Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars on Saturday, May 7th...

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Jazz Fest Minutes
12:29 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

New Orleans Singer And Guitarist John Michael Rouchell's Band MyNameIsJohnMichael Plays Jazz Fest Saturday May 7th

New Orleans – New Orleans singer and guitarist John Michael Rouchell's award-winning band MyNameIsJohnMichael plays the 2011 Jazz Fest Saturday, May 7th...

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Jazz Fest Minutes
9:02 am
Tue April 19, 2011

New Orleans Guitarist, Banjoist and Vocalist Detroit Brooks Makes Multiple Jazz Fest Appearances

New Orleans – Detroit Brooks is one of those "in-demand" New Orleans sidemen who will make multiple appearances at Jazz Fest. An accomplished guitarist, banjo man and vocalist - Detroit Brooks will play the 2011 Jazz Fest at least 5 times - including Saturday, May 7th - with Dr. Michael White...

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Jazz Fest Minutes
7:12 pm
Mon April 18, 2011

Jazz Great Sonny Rollins Plays Jazz Fest Sunday May 8th

Sonny Rollins receives 2010 National Medal of Arts from President Obama

New Orleans – Sonny Rollins - a consensus pick as one of the all-time great improvisers in the history of jazz - brings his outstanding quintet - featuring guitarist Peter Bernstein - and percussionist Sammy Figueroa - to Jazz Fest Sunday, May 8th...

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Jazz Fest Minutes
4:10 pm
Fri April 15, 2011

Outstanding Bassist James Singleton To Play Jazz Fest With Astral Project Sunday May 1st

New Orleans – James Singleton is one of New Orleans' most accomplished and versatile bassists. He plays Jazz Fest with his colleagues of more than 30 years - Astral Project -Sunday May 1st...

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Jazz Fest Minutes
3:09 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

Singer Ingrid Lucia Spotlights Songs From New CD - "Midnight Rendezvous" - At Jazz Fest Friday May 6th

New Orleans – Singer Ingrid Lucia features tunes from her new cd - "Midnight Rendezvous" - all co-written with guitarist John Fohl - Friday, May 6th - at Jazz Fest...

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JazzSet
2:09 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

Renee Rosnes Quartet On JazzSet

Renee Rosnes performs at the Village Vanguard.
John Rogers for NPR johnrogersnyc.com

In her 20s, Vancouver's Renee Rosnes received a Canada Council of the Arts grant to study jazz in the U.S. High-profile artists such as Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Joe Henderson (to name a few) gave her high-powered support. Blue Note Records signed and kept her on the label for more than a decade.

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Jazz Fest Minutes
1:11 pm
Wed April 13, 2011

Renowned Folksinger Arlo Guthrie Plays Jazz Fest Sunday May 1st

New Orleans – From the underground success of "Alice's Restaurant" in the 60's - through his 1972 hit version of "City of New Orleans" - to his current "Journey On" tour - Arlo Guthrie has won fans around the world with his engaging music and manner - and brings what he calls "probably my best band ever" to Jazz Fest on Sunday, May 1st...

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Jazz Fest Minutes
2:14 am
Tue April 12, 2011

Saxophonist Derek Douget Debuts As A Leader At Jazz Fest Friday April 29th

New Orleans – Saxophonist Derek Douget - who has turned in a lot of outstanding work as a sideman at Jazz Fest through the years - makes his debut there as a leader this year - Friday, April 29th - with a top-notch quintet...

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