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New Orleans Jazz Fest

May 8, 2013 — At the 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, every sort of performer was welcome. But the festival grounds were at the center of a much wider celebration of Louisiana music that continued during, around and after the last two weekends.
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May 4, 2013 — Some of the most iconic images of New Orleans musicians have come from its annual Jazz & Heritage festival — thanks to the scores of photographers who crowd the apron of the stage, vying for the best shots. Eve Troeh, of member station WWNO, tagged along with one of them this year.
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May 23, 2011 — He's a musician's musician who plays dozens of instruments with some of the biggest names in New Orleans. After a set at Jazz Fest 2011, he displayed a healthy appetite with independent radio producer Diane Bock.
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May 12, 2011 — A team of producers went around the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival asking: How did you hear about this concert? One New Orleans native posted up at the Congo Square stage, her favorite of the festival.
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May 12, 2011 — A team of producers went around the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival asking: How did you hear about this concert? One musician and his record producer journeyed down from the New York/New Jersey region, and caught vocalist Linnzi Zaorski.
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May 12, 2011 — A team of producers is going around the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival asking: How did you hear about this concert? One woman is a repeat festivalgoer from Canada who keeps being drawn back to the Economy Hall tent.
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May 12, 2011 — A team of producers went around the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival asking: How did you hear about this concert? Two Jazz Fest veterans from California were attracted to the Paulin Brothers Brass Band.
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May 11, 2011 — They started as fans — unusually proactive fans from all over the world who met online through their shared love for New Orleans music. They wound up starting an unusual record label serving many of the city's best musicians.
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May 7, 2011 — The singer made her name on New Orleans streets with bands like the Loose Marbles. Now, she's in high demand at all the New Orleans clubs where people dance to traditional jazz. We sit down with her for a snack.
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May 6, 2011 — A team of producers is going around the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival asking: How did you hear about this concert? One mother from Boston, spotted with her children after a Kidd Jordan performance, is a Jazz Fest regular.
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