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NOCCA Jazz Alum Gregory Agid Releases CD Mystery Blues This Week

Gregory is having his cd release party at the Little Gem Saloon on Thursday, February 28 at 8 and 10pm.http://www.gregoryagid.com/
 

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NOCCA Jazz alum featured on CNN

Hailed one of the most influential young people in the art world, Jonathan Batiste wants to make jazz more accessible. Click here to watch the video. 

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Community Invited To Celebrate Holiday Season With NOCCA Jazz

Wednesday, December 19, 7 PM
 New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) invites the community to enjoy a free holiday music concert featuring student performers in the jazz instrumental music program, Wednesday, December 19 in Lupin Hall on NOCCA’s campus, 2800 Chartres Street, New Orleans-70117. This …

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NOCCA Jazz Student Selected For National Tour

St. Tammany Parish New Orleans Center for Creative Arts Student Miles Berry Chosen To Be Part Of Thelonious Monk National Performing Arts High School All-Star Jazz Sextet
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts Level IV Jazz student Miles Berry has been selected to the 2013 Thelonious Monk National …

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NOCCA Alum & Slidell Native Channel Louis Armstrong In NYC

Louis Armstrong has become a kind of sub-industry in contemporary theater. Little wonder -– no other jazz figure transcended the limits of his own genre as thoroughly, and with seemingly so little effort, as he did. Indeed, his popularity extended well beyond ordinary national boundaries. …

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Wynton Marsalis Makes Surprise Visit To NOCCA

Wynton Marsalis made a special, surprise trip to his alma mater, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, on Monday-October 22, providing a masterclass to music students.

The world renowned trumpeter, composer and music educator provide special insight to NOCCA students on the importance of practice and …

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Branford Marsalis On Sensitive Musicians And The First Family Of Jazz

Saxophonist Branford Marsalis, oldest son of New Orleans pianist and educator Ellis Marsalis, released an album with his quartet this week. He spoke to weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz about the failings of modern jazz, his hopes for the next generation and leaving New York City …

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