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  • Quarter Notes: Report From Jazz Fest Shelly GallichioLife is Better with Syncopation. Spread The Word!It is often said that “getting there is half the fun,” but when it comes to the annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, I’ll beg to differ—making one’s way through the crowds clamoring for positions close to the open stages hoping to get a glimpse of the ...
  • Report from the Gary Church’s Celebration of Life. Shelly GallichioLife is Better with Syncopation. Spread The Word!Quarter Notes The French Quarter temporarily relocated to Chandler, Arizona, on Sunday, May 20th, to celebrate the life of cornetist Gary Church who passed away February 19th. The Valley of the Sun Cemetery offers an open-air gazebo where the band set up to begin a New Orleans-style funeral. I have ...
  • Quarter Notes Shelly GallichioLife is Better with Syncopation. Spread The Word!The French Quarter is known not only for its music but its restaurants—as we often tell visitors, just follow your nose! One of the most famous restaurateurs—dubbed the “doyenne of brunch” by the Chicago Tribune —passed away May 31st at the age of 92. Ella Brennan was one of ...