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Marek Boym

Marek Boym 1941- 2021, RIP

Marek Boym passed March 31, a few days after his 80th birthday. I’ve been a lifelong Jazz enthusiast and, at age 76, considered myself fairly

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Jimmie Noone by Joe Busam

Jimmie Noone

Jimmie Noone was born April 23, 1895, in Cut Off, Louisiana. Noone started playing clarinet after his family moved to New Orleans in 1910. By

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Texas Shout #63 Festival Bands and Repertoire

The Return of the Festivals

Here’s the post-Valentine’s Day wish of every jazz musician: Roses are Red, Violets are blue— We just want some gigs (And a festival or two).

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Hoarder Record Collection

For the Record

The way we listen to music has changed a lot in the last decade. And I, probably like many of you, have been absorbing music

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Muggsy Spanier and his V-Disc All-Stars

The Story of V Discs

As someone who has had a lifelong love affair with jazz, an interesting question came up in a ZOOM interview I recently had with Dan

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More Bits and Pieces

More Bits and Pieces

The Orpheum Theater in New Orleans is celebrating its 100th birthday and re-introducing the new Double Dealer speakeasy under the theater. Resembling the backstage setting

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Hotel Bienville Roof Ballroom, New Orleans

Dancing Jazz, Part 2

Jeff Barnhart: Hal, we left off our discussion in Part One with a brief analysis of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band and their way of

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Matt Ulery • Pollinator

Matt Ulery • Pollinator

Nothing about this album looks like something we would normally cover. It’s modern in appearance, has a full marketing team behind it, is a likely

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Satchmocracy

Satchmocracy

There have been many tributes to Louis Armstrong through the years. Satchmocracy by the Jérome Etcheberry Popstet is one of the more unusual ones. When

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Felix the Cat Gin 1926

Problem Attic

I’ve been putting off writing this column until the last minute—almost until I am physically unable to write it. (That would be an excellent method

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A Tribute to Captain John Handy

A Tribute To Captain John Handy

Captain John Handy (1900-71) stood alone in the New Orleans revival movement. Virtually the only significant alto-saxophonist playing traditional jazz in the 1960s, Handy’s hard-charging

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Félix Hunot & The Jazz Musketeers

Félix Hunot & The Jazz Musketeers

There are two distinct knots of extraordinary traditional jazz interpreters in Europe right now. One contingent consists of Andrew Oliver, Nick Ball, David Horniblow, Dave

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