[JPL] New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Announces 2012 Lineup (NY Times)

TomtheJazzman tomthejazzman at embarqmail.com
Wed Dec 14 18:08:32 EST 2011


Who is there for JAZZ in all that Hodge-Podge of artists?  ALOHA  Tom

On 12/14/2011 6:03 PM, mfa - jazz radio promotion, publicity & 
consulting wrote:
> Hello Group -
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> Here's a link to a NY Times culture desk blog post about the line-up for the 2012 New Orleans Jazz&  Heritage Festival.
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> Here's a taste…
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> "If you want to know just how far jazz has slipped in the hierarchy of pop music, just look the line-up for next year’s New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Sure, Herbie Hancock is a headliner, but the rest of the names at the top of the bill to be announced Wednesday morning are a hodge-podge of pop, rock and R&B stars from various eras.
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> The headline acts include the Eagles, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Al Green and Bonnie Raitt for older fans; Foo Fighters, Florence&  the Machine and My Morning Jacket for contemporary rock lovers; Bon Iver for fans of indie, electronic songs; the Zac Brown Band for hard-core country fans; Jill Scott and Ne-Yo for those who like contemporary rhythm and blues; and Paulina Rubio, for Latin pop fans."
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> More at the link below...
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> http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/12/14/new-orleans-jazz-festival-announces-2012-lineup/
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> Best,
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> Mitchell
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