New Orleans master trombonist Lucien Barbarin has died | WGNO

NEW ORLEANS– Trombonist Lucien Barbarin has died after battling cancer. Barbarin, who’s long career included stints on Broadway with Harry Connick Jr.’s band and internationally with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band was considered a master of the ‘tail-gate’ style of trombone playing and phrasing. — Read on wgno.com/news/local/new-orleans-master-trombonist-lucien-barbarin-dies/ Continue reading New Orleans master trombonist Lucien Barbarin has died | WGNO

My fabulous evening at grand opening of The Marquee by Bluegreen Vacations in New Orleans

On June 15, Florida-based timeshare company Bluegreen Vacations opened The Marquee, a luxury resort in the former Elk Medical Plaza building. And on June 29 the I celebrated the grand opening “The Marquee,” with some of New Orleans finest people while surrounded by the lap of luxury. The moment I stepped into The Marquee, I was pleasantly greeted by the smell of fresh-cut flowers; a … Continue reading My fabulous evening at grand opening of The Marquee by Bluegreen Vacations in New Orleans