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  Louisiana Voices Unit VI Lesson 6 Louisiana's Legendary Musicians
Louisiana's rich and varied culture has produced a host of legendary musicians from many different musical styles and from every region of the state.
Some Louisiana Musicians provides a list of Louisiana musicians who could be researchedin addition to or instead of those provided in the worksheets and resources.
Research whether there is a local musician in the community who is considered a legend and whether the community has commemorated him or her with a plaque, statue, exhibit, hall of fame, museum, festival, or event.
www.louisianavoices.org /Unit6/edu_unit6_lesson6.html   (2499 words)

 SWLA Musicians Encyclopedia Index, K through R
To be sure, a musician born within the boundaries of these parishes falls under the category of “Southwest Louisiana Musician.” However, after that criterion, the definition becomes less definite.
Homer was born in Sulphur, Louisiana in 1956.
Menard was born in 1932 in Erath, Louisiana.
www.library.mcneese.edu /depts/archive/SWLAMusicians/encyclokr.htm   (5566 words)

Louisiana was named by the French explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle in honour of Louis XIV in 1682.
Louisiana is the only state whose legal system is based on Roman, Spanish, and French civil law as opposed to English common law.
Louisiana is unique among U.S. states in using a runoff in state, local, and congressional elections.
creekin.net /n223-louisiana.html   (2231 words)

 Louisiana Fast Facts and Trivia
Louisiana has the tallest state capitol building in the United States; the building is 450 feet tall with 34 floors.
Louisiana is the only state in the union that does not have counties.
Louisiana is the only state with a large population of Cajuns, descendants of the Acadians who were driven out of Canada in the 1700s because they wouldn't pledge allegiance to the King of England.
www.50states.com /facts/louis.htm   (1410 words)

 Louisiana Voices Unit VI Lesson 1 Music Around the State: Sound and Place
Because folklife is at the heart of Louisiana Voices curriculum is designed around folk traditions, the examples and lessons for this unit focus on music from folk or traditional cultures of Louisiana.
The traditional musical genres that characterize South Louisiana are a cappella ballads and lullabies; Cajun music (fiddle, triangle or 'tit fer, and diatonic accordion); Creole juré, la-la, and zydeco (chromatic or piano accordion); and swamp pop.
The combination of instruments used by musicians who play a certain style of music, i.e., a common instrumentation in a modern gospel choir is organ, piano, electric bass, drums, and vocals.
www.louisianavoices.org /Unit6/edu_unit6_lesson1.html   (5658 words)

 Lists of musicians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
See list of musicians for a structured list.
List of musicians in the first wave of punk music
List of new age / new instrumental musicians
www.adres.nl /music/ListsOfMusicians.asp   (52 words)

 Louisiana Backroads
is a group of unique and highly experienced musicians based in south Louisiana covering everything from Cajun and swamp pop standards to classic rock and blues as well as their own original material.
In the rural farming region of south Louisiana, the language and customs of the Cajun people are deeply rooted.
It is the sound of Cajun two-steps and waltzes sung in French and "swamp pop" music, which is a musical genre that was born in south Louisiana in the 1950s and early 1960s.
www.louisianabackroads.com   (392 words)

 Louisiana's Legendary Musicians: A Select List
Swamp pop is a South Louisiana hybrid of rhythm and blues and early rock with Cajun music and zydeco.
He was the first zydeco musician to sign to a major record label, establish his own record label, perform on national television; and release a children's album—amongst many other accolades.
Like many country musicians from Louisiana and the neighboring states, Pierce's career was boosted by appearances on live radio broadcasts of the Louisiana Hayride, in Shreveport.
www.louisianafolklife.org /Resources/LALegendaryMusiciansList.html   (5211 words)

 List of Louisiana musicians - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Musicians from the state of Louisiana who have achieved fame or note include:
Ellis Marsalis, musician and educator, father of Branford, Jason and Wynton
Jelly Roll Morton (1890-1941), musician and composer, self-proclaimed "inventor of jazz"
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/List_of_Louisiana_musicians   (288 words)

 AHIRC Resource Listings
Southwest Louisiana Center for Health Services is a comprehensive community health care provider dedicated to improving access and quality to health services for the uninsured and underinsured.
Musicians who make at least 1/3 of their income from performing are eligible for our free services.
Then, if a musician chooses to visit a doctor, at one of our participating clinics, they will be charged based on their income and ability to pay.
www.ahirc.org /cat_list.cfm?cat=31&st=LA   (631 words)

 ::::: Moon Griffon's Louisiana Business List -- Misc listing :::::
The Louisiana Army National Guard (LAARNG) is made up of over 10,000 young men and women (residents of Louisiana) who are proud of their Country and Community.
These Louisiana citizens commit countless hours to protecting and defending other residents of this great states in times of disaster and civil unrest.
Baton Rouge LA Louisiana Dads educate the public and the legislature on the benefit of both parents in the lives of children that have suffered the divorce of their parents.
www.moongriffon.com /labus/misc.html   (1702 words)

 Musicians Referral
The following is a partial list of musicians who exemplify the word professionalism, and with whom La Dolce Vita has had the pleasure of working with on occasion.
If you need a musician to join in your group or need to hire a combo, these established players can perform or compile just what you need.
Louisiana Entertainers Hall of Fame inductee, an electric performer; mix of oldies, jazz standards, New Orleans music, and a dazzling Louis Prima tribute.
www.ldv-enterprises.com /Musicians.htm   (180 words)

 offBeat Louisiana Music Directory :: Featured Music Business Article
Technology whiz, author, musician and businessman, Souvignier has been the driving force behind the New Orleans Musicians’ Co-op which is expanding to Shreveport (in partnership with Southern University-Shreveport), Baton Rouge and ultimately Acadiana.
Simien is the wife and manager of zydeco musician Terrance Simien, and has been active with the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) in attempting to create a new category for the Grammy Awards for Cajun and zydeco music, which currently competes in the folk category.
Snyder, a record, CD and video producer, educator, record label owner and musician; Howard, a musician, producer and former president of Rykodisc Records; and Goolsby, a musician, musical instrument industry expert, marketer and author, are seriously invested in creating a music industry in Louisiana with the Music Business Program at Loyola.
www.louisianamusicdirectory.com /features/feature.php?num=1   (1496 words)

 Lafayette Public Library
Louisiana Folk Roots is a non-profit organization dedicated to nurturing the unique cultural traditions, resources, and folkways that abound here in Louisiana.
Lists jobs available across the state and provides information on worker training, labor market, worker's compensation, unemployment insurance, or workforce development.
The Council was created in 1968 by the Louisiana state legislature and is empowered to “do any and all things necessary to accomplish the development, utilization, and preservation of the French language as found in Louisiana for the cultural, economic and touristic benefit of the state.”
www.lafayette.lib.la.us /Louisiana_Web_Links.htm   (1431 words)

 Cajun musician jam sessions in Louisiana - Cajun Jams: when and where
I will then forward the contact list to each person who is in the jam session contact list and to no-one else.
Louisiana Heritage and Gifts is owned and operated by musicians Mitchell and Lisa Reed.
Louisiana Heritage and Gifts has opened in the historic Stutes home at 500 E. Gloria Switch Road in Lafayette.
www.cajunradio.org /cajunjams.html   (1644 words)

 Lesson Plan: Louisiana Greats Trading Cards
The students will research important people in Louisiana and make a trading card with facts about that person.
The student will study a famous Louisiana native and display important biographical data in a trading card project.
The teacher groups the names into categories students suggest: musicians, politicians, literary and cultural figures, women, sports figures, artists, others.
www.louisianaschools.net /lde/intech/k6/day3/trading_cards.htm   (599 words)

 Cox Communications - Cable, High Speed Internet and Telephone services in Orange County
Catch Live Jazz at its best with The Play List featuring music from the 2006 KSBR Birthday Bash.
Every year the best Smooth Jazz Musician’s get together to celebrate the birthday of Saddleback Radio Eighty Eight five Jazz FM KSBR with a concert that features over 4 hours of cool Live Jazz.
Don’t forget you can catch a special uncut version of The Play List this month on Cox on Demand, channel 1 on your Cox digital box.
www.cox.com /inetOC/cox3/play_list.asp   (245 words)

 offBeat Louisiana Music Directory :: Louisiana's Music Business Resource
The LMD® contains listings for over 7,000 bands, musicians, record labels, fairs and festivals, music attorneys, clubs, media etc., and is “the Bible” of the Louisiana music industry.
The Louisiana Music Directory® is published annually in the fall.
Listings of bands and musicians by name, with contact information for the band or their manager, as well as a list of bands arranged by musical genre and instrument(s) played, to make finding a particular type of band or musician a breeze.
www.louisianamusicdirectory.com   (310 words)

 Wedding Ceremony Music - Selecting Ceremony Musicians
If it is a high quality ensemble which has captured your interest and their fee is a bit of a stretch for your budget, ask them of they are offering any current discounts or promotions.
If they are not, you may consider reserving 1 or 2 musicians less than you had planned to have originally.
However, if you are obtaining ceremony musicians through a band or a reputable music office, whom you already trust, then knowing exactly who will be performing your wedding ceremony music need not be an issue.
www.wedalert.com /content/articles/selecting_musicians.asp   (613 words)

 New Orleans Music Resources ::Katrina and Musicians Links
The NOLA Music Connection is listing New Orleans bands and musicians on their clean, professional site.
These listings of available rentals in New Orleans are a part of Tipitina's Foundation's efforts.
Musician's are encouraged to begin the application process for a Habitat home by contacting Sarrah Evans, Family Services Coordinator at New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity at (504) 861-2077
www.nomr.net /katrina_links.htm   (449 words)

 UL Lafayette: Admissions:
Lafayette is the heart of Cajun Country, an area of south central Louisiana settled by French exiles from Nova Scotia.
Students attend UL Lafayette from throughout Louisiana, nearly all 50 states and 100 foreign countries.
A full list of university programs and academic majors is available in the Academic Affairs area of UL Lafayette's web site.
admissions.louisiana.edu /basics/faq.shtml   (672 words)

 Help for the Musicians of New Orleans and Louisiana
New Orleans Musicians Clinic (NOMC) is a hands-on organization that has collected the names and addresses of many great musicians over the years, because musicians have often visited their FREE health clinic.
New Orleans musicians by replacing the thing that matters most and the only way they can ever work again: their instruments.
The money will be distributed directly to the musicians on a case by case basis with no overheads or operating cost taken out or extensive paperwork for the musicians to apply.
www.afropop.org /multi/feature/ID/533   (1017 words)

Although demand for musicians is expected to grow in other sectors, most of those job openings will result from attrition, says the Census Bureau.
From a commercial standpoint rock represents the largest market segment for musicians who earn royalties from sales of their recordings.
Perhaps the most notable shift in the music industry has been the entry of white musicians such as Eminem into the traditionally fl genres of rap and hip-hop, which is pushing sales up.
bg.directmag.com /ar/marketing_musicians   (648 words)

 Bayou Swamis at Humboldt Music.com
The Bayou Swamis have stolen the funky Zydeco dance beats from the swamps of Louisiana and planted firmly in the marshes of Humboldt County.
Their music continues to spread the swamp gospel and to keep fans dancing and clapping into the wee hours.
The musicians: Randle Lundberg - button accordion, fiddle and vocals / David Bradley - acoustic and electric guitar and vocals / Kate Koelmel - triangle, rub board and vocals / Marla Joy - bass guitar and vocals / Tim Gray - Drums and vocals
www.humboldtmusic.com /Listings_Detail.cfm?ID=292   (126 words)

 Wedding Planning Calendar, Check List, Expense Breakdown, Budget wedding form, marriage laws, wedding web page, name ...
We have compiled the marriage laws on all 50 states in one easy to read chart, created a budget checklist form you can print out, prepared a twelve month planning calendar, developed a helpful checklist of wedding necessities, and listed the traditional expense breakdown guide as to who pays for what when planning your wedding.
In order to make your wedding planning as easy as possible, we have included a second list of other tools and sections on our web site that can help you out in a number of ways.
Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC and Wisconsin
www.wedalert.com /content/planning   (245 words)

 Rolling Stone : N.O. Musicians Carry On
Domino, who had lived in the neighborhood his entire life, found that many of his possessions, including his white grand piano and most of his twenty-one gold records, appeared to be lost or ruined.
As some musicians return home, fund-raising efforts continue both locally -- via charities such as the Tipitina's Foundation and New Orleans Musicians Hurricane Relief Fund -- and across the country.
Nearby, in Lafayette, Louisiana, an organization called HEAL (Helping Employ Artists Locally) is assisting displaced and unemployed musicians, finding them alternative gigs that include teaching classes in schools.
www.rollingstone.com /news/story/8767910/no_musicians_carry_on   (393 words)

 Fresno Folklore Society Musicians
Karen Marguth: Vocalist 30s and 40s jazz Much appreciated by local jazz musicians, she is asked to perform with Armen Nalbandjan, Kevin Hill, Rich Severson, Rick Canfield, Dave Ruffner.
has been a Flamenco dance teacher for 25 years and maybe it is appropriate to list her here with all the flamenco musicians.
Fresneaux Ramblers is Terry Barrett (fiddle and mandolin), Gary Arcemont (fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin), Dean Lloyd (harmonica, accordions, pennywhistle), Bruce Honeyman (guitar, mandolin) This quartet of experienced musicians presents a musical gumbo with a richness in its variety of instrumentation, vocals and folk styles.
home.pacbell.net /ckjohns/musicians.html   (1956 words)

 Music and Musicians: Instruments - Cajun and Louisiana Website Directory
If you are not a Louisiana native, you can ask a Louisiana native to adopt you.
Deborah-Helen, Moise, and Alida Viator are the violin-makers in the family, and they build their violins the old-timey way: throughout the carving process, each tonally matched piece is hand shaped and tuned using the old Creole method they call "tate avek simagri." This method ensures a responsive violin with a rich, resonant, and balanced tone.
Offering folk instruments and fiddles, as well as information regarding the program "The Music of Quebec" taught by Sharon Dee, who was recently awarded a "decree" from the state of Louisianna for work done in promoting Louisianna music by teaching its origins through her ethnomusicology course.
www.louisianacajun.com /subcategory.asp?id=mmc   (536 words)

 Musicians you should know about
When in New Orleans (or elsewhere in Louisiana), check the local listings and if any of these bands are playing...
Probably Louisiana's best-known Cajun band, Michael Doucet and BeauSoleil have been exploring the roots of Cajun music and bringing it to a wide audience since the late '70s.
I had left these guys out of this list, and was duly admonished in email by several Gumbo Pages readers.
www.gumbopages.com /bands.html   (1690 words)

 Sheet music at JW Pepper
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www.jwpepper.com /catalog/musiclist.jsp?id=&passwd=&wwwinvno=   (622 words)

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