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African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Allen Toussaint (January 14, 1938 – November 10, 2015) was an American musician, songwriter, arranger and record producer, who was an influential figure in New Orleans R&B from the 1950s to the end of the century, described as "one of popular music’s great backroom figures."Richard Williams,, The Guardian, November 11, 2015.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Amélie (also known as Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain;; italic) is a 2001 French romantic comedy film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet.
Anatomy of a Murder is a 1959 American courtroom drama crime film produced and directed by Otto Preminger.
Antibes (Provençal Occitan: Antíbol) is a Mediterranean resort in the Alpes-Maritimes department of southeastern France, on the Côte d'Azur between Cannes and Nice.
A broken chord is a chord broken into a sequence of notes.
Bluebird Records was a record label known for its low-cost releases, primarily of blues and jazz in the 1930s and 1940s.
Robert Lrod Dorough (December 12, 1923 – April 23, 2018) was an American bebop and cool jazz vocalist, pianist, composer, songwriter, arranger and producer.
Willie Gary "Bunk" Johnson (December 27, 1879 – July 7, 1949) was a prominent jazz trumpeter in New Orleans.
Cherbourg-Octeville is a city and former commune situated at the northern end of the Cotentin peninsula in the northwestern French department of Manche.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Clarence Williams (October 6, 1898 or October 8, 1893 – November 6, 1965) was an American jazz pianist, composer, promoter, vocalist, theatrical producer, and publisher.
The clarinet is a musical-instrument family belonging to the group known as the woodwind instruments.
Coltrane Plays the Blues is an album credited to jazz musician John Coltrane, released in 1962 on Atlantic Records, catalogue SD 1382.
The Creoles of color are a historic ethnic group of Creole people that developed in the former French and Spanish colonies of Louisiana (especially in the city of New Orleans), Southern Mississippi, Alabama, and Northwestern Florida in what is now the United States.
Disney's Hollywood Studios is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, near Orlando.
Disneyland Paris, originally Euro Disney Resort, is an entertainment resort in Marne-la-Vallée, a new town located east of the centre of Paris, and is the most visited theme park in all of Europe.
Vogue --> Disques Vogue was a jazz record company founded in France by Léon Cabat and Charles Delaunay in 1947, the year after the American Vogue label ceased.
Dixieland, sometimes referred to as hot jazz or traditional jazz, is a style of jazz based on the music that developed in New Orleans at the start of the 20th century.
The double bass, or simply the bass (and numerous other names), is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra.
DownBeat (stylized DOWNBEAT) is an American magazine devoted to "jazz, blues and beyond", the last word indicating its expansion beyond the jazz realm which it covered exclusively in previous years.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death in a career spanning over fifty years.
Emily Jean Stone (born November 6, 1988) is an American actress.
Ernest Alexandre Ansermet (pronounced; 11 November 1883 – 20 February 1969)"Ansermet, Ernest" in The New Encyclopædia Britannica.
Freddie Keppard (sometimes rendered as Freddy Keppard) (February 27, 1889 – July 15, 1933) was an early jazz cornetist who once held the title of "King" in the New Orleans jazz scene.
Garches is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France.
George Francis Baquet (July 22, 1881 – Jan. 14, 1949) was an American jazz clarinetist, known for his contributions to early jazz in New Orleans.
Grantchester is an ITV detective drama, set in the 1950s Cambridgeshire village of the same name.
Haiti (Haïti; Ayiti), officially the Republic of Haiti and formerly called Hayti, is a sovereign state located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean Sea.
Halloween or Hallowe'en (a contraction of All Hallows' Evening), also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows' Eve, or All Saints' Eve, is a celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows' Day.
The harmonica, also known as a French harp or mouth organ, is a free reed wind instrument used worldwide in many musical genres, notably in blues, American folk music, classical music, jazz, country, and rock and roll.
"Hold Tight, Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama)", commonly known as "Hold Tight", is a 1938 Sidney Bechet song, composed by Bechet's guitarist Leonard Ware and two session singers with claimed contributions from Bechet himself.
ITV is a commercial television channel in the United Kingdom.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jazz is a 2001 documentary miniseries, directed by Ken Burns.
Jeffrey Wright (born December 7, 1965) is an American actor.
Johann Sebastian Bach (28 July 1750) was a composer and musician of the Baroque period, born in the Duchy of Saxe-Eisenach.
John James Chilton (16 July 1932 – 25 February 2016) was a British jazz trumpeter and writer.
John William Coltrane, also known as "Trane" (September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967),.
John Robichaux, sometimes spelled Robechaux (January 16, 1866 in Thibodaux, Louisiana – 1939 in New Orleans), was an American jazz bandleader, drummer, and violinist.
John Cornelius Hodges (July 25, 1907 – May 11, 1970) was an American alto saxophonist, best known for solo work with Duke Ellington's big band.
Josephine Baker (born Freda Josephine McDonald; 3 June 1906 – 12 April 1975) was an American-born French entertainer, activist, and French Resistance agent.
Kenneth Lauren Burns (born July 29, 1953) is an American filmmaker, known for his style of using archival footage and photographs in documentary films.
Joseph Nathan Oliver (December 19, 1885 – April 10, 1938) better known as King Oliver or Joe Oliver, was an American jazz cornet player and bandleader.
La La Land is a 2016 American musical romantic comedy film written and directed by Damien Chazelle.
Latin jazz is a genre of jazz with Latin American rhythms.
Leonard Ware (December 28, 1909 – March 30, 1974) was one of the first jazz guitarists to play electric guitar.
Lorenzo Tio Jr. (1893–1933) was a master clarinetist from New Orleans, as were his father Lorenzo Tio Sr. (1867–1908) and uncle Louis "Papa" Tio (1862–1922).
Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo, Satch, and Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz.
"Big Eye" Louis Nelson Delisle (28 January 1885 – 20 August 1949) was an early twentieth-century Dixieland jazz clarinetist in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Edward Maxwell "Max" Miller (November 17, 1911 – November 13, 1985) was an American jazz pianist and vibraphone player.
Méringue (mereng), also called méringue lente or méringue de salon (slow or salon méringue), is a dance music and national symbol in Haiti.
Midnight in Paris is a 2011 fantasy comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen.
Montmartre is a large hill in Paris's 18th arrondissement.
"Muskrat Ramble" is a jazz composition written by Kid Ory in 1926.
The National Broadcasting Company's NBC Radio Network (known as the NBC Red Network prior to 1942) was an American commercial radio network, founded in 1926.
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Noble Lee Sissle (July 10, 1889 – December 17, 1975) was an African-American jazz composer, lyricist, bandleader, singer, and playwright, best known for the Broadway musical Shuffle Along (1921), and its hit song I'm Just Wild About Harry.
In Western classical music, obbligato (also spelled obligato) usually describes a musical line that is in some way indispensable in performance.
The Olympia Orchestra was an American jazz dance band active in New Orleans from around 1906 into the late 1910s.
Overdubbing (the process of making an overdub, or overdubs) is a technique used in audio recording, whereby a musical passage is recorded twice.
Patricia Kaas (born 5 December 1966 in Forbach) is a French singer and actress.
"Petite Fleur" is an instrumental written by Sidney Bechet and recorded by him in January 1952, first with the Sidney Bechet All Stars and later with Claude Luter and his Orchestra.
Philip Arthur Larkin (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an English poet, novelist and librarian.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Often "Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky" in English.
Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985.
Raquel Bitton (born in Marrakesh, Morocco) is a French singer, actress and playwright and foremost interpreter of songs by Edith Piaf.
RCA Records (formerly legally traded as the RCA Records Label) is an American record label owned by Sony Music, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
The Red Onion Jazz Babies was an early supergroup of the Jazz Age.
Rhumba, also known as ballroom rumba, is a genre of ballroom music and dance that appeared in the East Coast of the United States during the 1930s.
Robert Franklin Palmer Jr. (June 19, 1945 – November 20, 1997) was an American writer, musicologist, clarinetist, saxophonist, and blues producer.
David Roy Eldridge (30 January 1911 – 26 February 1989), nicknamed "Little Jazz", was an American jazz trumpet player.
Ryan Thomas Gosling (born November 12, 1980) is a Canadian actor and musician.
The Savoy Ballroom was a large ballroom for music and public dancing located at 596 Lenox Avenue, between 140th and 141st Streets in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.
Scène de vie (Eng: Moments in Life) is a studio album recorded by the French artist Patricia Kaas.
Soon-Yi Previn (born circa October 8, 1970) is the adopted daughter of actress Mia Farrow and musician André Previn, and is the wife of filmmaker Woody Allen.
The soprano saxophone is a higher-register variety of the saxophone, a woodwind instrument, invented in the 1840s.
Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England.
Sugar Blue (born James Joshua "Jimmie" Whiting, December 16, 1949, Harlem, New York City) is an American blues harmonica player.
"Summertime" is an aria composed in 1934 by George Gershwin for the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess.
The Tenor saxophone is a medium-sized member of the saxophone family, a group of instruments invented by Adolphe Sax in the 1840s.
The Théâtre des Champs-Élysées is a theatre at 15 avenue Montaigne in Paris.
The Bright Mississippi is an album by New Orleans Jazz and R&B pianist Allen Toussaint released on Nonesuch Records in 2009.
The Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street is a musical variety radio program which began on the Blue Network in 1940.
The Eagle Band was an American jazz band during the Ragtime and Early Jazz periods, (1895–1929) stationed in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The Princess and the Frog is a 2009 American animated musical film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
"The Sheik of Araby" is a song that was written in 1921 by Harry B. Smith and Francis Wheeler, with music by Ted Snyder.
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, also known as Tower of Terror, is an accelerated drop tower dark ride located at Disney's Hollywood Studios, Tokyo DisneySea, Walt Disney Studios Park, and formerly located at Disney California Adventure Park.
The Whitsun Weddings is a collection of 32 poems by Philip Larkin.
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles is an American television series that aired on ABC from March 4, 1992, to July 24, 1993.
Thomas James Ladnier (May 28, 1900 – June 4, 1939) was an American jazz trumpeter.
Sir George Ivan Morrison (born 31 August 1945) is a Northern Irish singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and record producer.
William Mercer Cook (January 27, 1869 – July 19, 1944), better known as Will Marion Cook, was an African-American composer and violinist from the United States.
William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholoff Smith (November 25, 1897 – April 18, 1973), also known as "The Lion", was an American jazz pianist and one of the masters of the stride style, usually grouped with James P. Johnson and Thomas "Fats" Waller as the three greatest practitioners of the genre in its golden age, from about 1920 to 1943.
Heywood Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg; December 1, 1935) is an American director, writer, actor, comedian, and musician whose career spans more than six decades.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.