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Terence Blanchard at Barranquijazz Festival in Colombia

The capacity audience at this cosmopolitan Caribbean coastal city’s 15th-annual Barranquijazz Festival fell pin-drop quiet for Terence Blanchard’s opening trumpet soliloquy. Barranquijazz takes place in Barranquilla, Colombia the second week […]

Tom Petty: Growing Up Petty

Johnny Cash once said that “Southern Accents” should be the new anthem of the South. Its author, Tom Petty, has been based in Los Angeles since 1975, but in recent […]

Jeffery Broussard: Taking Creole to the People

It’s hard for Jeffery Broussard to slow down. In March, the Creole accordionist/fiddler was part of a successful 10-day Library of Congress/CEC Arts Link-sponsored cultural exchange tour of Russia along […]

Regina Carter: Following Threads

Perhaps you were wowed when violinist Regina Carter put some modern twists on swing jazz—and swing twists on modern jazz—in her 2003 set in the Jazz Tent. Maybe your jaw […]

The Electrifying Crown Seekers: Holy Different

He has his eye on your soul, for sure. But the energetic front man on stage shredding the Flying V guitar is not trying to lead you to the devil […]

Jazz Fest A-Z Schedule & Guide

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