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Satchmo SummerFest 2007 

Friday, Aug. 3

Seminars

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, Dutch Alley in the French Market

10:30 a.m. — "Satchmo Blows Up the World: The Real Ambassador and Civil Rights' Penny Von Eschen

2 p.m. — Satchmo the Great screening of Edward R. Murrow's documentary

3 p.m. — "Jewish Influence on Jazz in New Orleans' Jack Stewart

4 p.m. — Dan Morgenster interviews George Avakian, part one

Special Events

10 a.m. — "Happy Birthday Louis!' Celebrate Satchmo's 106th birthday in Armstrong Park. Free birthday cake courtesy of Henry's Bakery.

12:15 p.m. — "Red Beans and Ricely Yours' luncheon. Entertainment by Some Like it Hot. Omni Royal Orleans Hotel (621 St. Louis St., 800-673-5725). Cash bar, reservations required.

6 p.m. — "Satchmo Club Strut' bar and club crawl on Frenchman Street. Tickets $20.

Saturday, Aug. 4

Music

Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave.

Traditional Jazz Stage

11 a.m. — Yoshio Toyama & the Dixie Saints

12:30 p.m. — Chris Burke & His New Orleans Music

2 p.m. — Crescent City Jazz Band

3:45 p.m. — Louis Armstrong Society Jazz Band featuring Charmaine Neville

5:30 p.m. — Dr. Michael White and the Liberty Jazz Band

Brass Band Stage

11 a.m. — Original Hurricane Brass Band

12:45 p.m. — Mo'Lasses, New Orleans (Mostly) Women's Brass Band

2:15 p.m. — Free Agents Brass Band

4 p.m. — Storyville Stompers Brass Band

5:30 p.m. — Soul Rebels Brass Band

Contemporary Jazz Stage

11 a.m. — Panorama Jazz Band

12:30 p.m. — Grace Darling

2 p.m. — Maurice Brown

3:45 p.m. — Troy Sawyer

5:30 p.m. — Jeremy Davenport

Children's Events

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park Children's Stage, Dutch Alley in the French Market (All events invite children to participate.)

11 a.m. — The Treme Brass Band hosts a hands-on jazz workshop. Kids can bring their own instruments and learn the basics of traditional jazz.

Noon — Jamelle Williams and the New Orleans Slick 6 offer a jazz lesson for children.

1 p.m. — Michael Skinkus leads a drum circle for "Hands on Drumming.' Matt Hampsey and Bruce Barnes also participate.

2 p.m. — Curtis Pierre leads Casa Samba, the Brazilian samba group

3 p.m. — Cori Walter and her band perform and sing with children.

4 p.m. — African group Free Spirit Drummers, Dancers & Stilts perform

Seminars

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, Dutch Alley in the French Market

11 a.m. — Dan Morgenstern interviews George Avakian, part two

1 p.m. — Interview with Peter "Chuck' Badie

2 p.m. — "Louis Armstrong, Africa and Civil Rights: Recent Exhibits at the Louis Armstrong House Museum' Deslyn Dyer

3 p.m. — "The Genius of Louis Armstrong's Jazz Solo in "Potato Head Blues'' Peter Ecklund

4 p.m. — Louis Armstrong on Record: Dan Meyer plays recordings

Special Events

6 p.m. — "The Sweet Sounds of Satchmo Sugarfoot Stomp.' Local chefs create sugar sculpture and do demonstrations at the New Orleans GlassWorks & Printmaking Studio (727 Magazine St., 529-7277) during White Linen Night.

Sunday, Aug. 5

Music

Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave.

Traditional Jazz Stage

11 a.m. —John Royen and His New Orleans Rhythm

12:30 p.m. — John "Kid' Simmons New Orleans Jazz Band

2 p.m. —Ryan Burrage and His Rhythmakers

3:30 p.m. —Tim Laughlin

5:15 p.m. —Leroy Jones and New Orleans' Finest

Brass Band Stage

11 a.m. — Pin Stripe Brass Band

12:30 p.m. — Andrew Hall's Society Brass Band

2 p.m. — Algiers Brass Band

3:45 p.m. — Rebirth Brass Band

5:30 p.m. — Treme Brass Band

Contemporary Jazz Stage

11 a.m. — Arlee Leonard & Co.

12:30 p.m. — Brent Rose Quintet feat. Kaya Martinez

2 p.m. —Edward Anderson and Bleu Orleans

3:45 p.m. —Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue

5:30 p.m. — Kermit Ruffins and theBarbecue Swingers

Children's Events

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park Children's Stage, Dutch Alley in the French Market

Noon — Calliope Puppets presents "Louisiana Trickster'

1 p.m. — Michael Skinkus and Sula Evan trace the history of New Orleans drumming tradition in "Journey of the Drum.'

2 p.m. — "Props for Pops Tribute to Louis Armstrong' Charmaine Neville and friends present a narrative of Armstrong's life through song and musical instruction.

4 p.m. — Zohar Israel & Free Spirit Drummers teach children the history of African drum and dance.

Seminars

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, Dutch Alley in the French Market

1 p.m. — Dick Allen Remembered. Panel discussion.

2 p.m. — Tad Jones Remembered. Panel discussion.

3 p.m. — Alvin Batiste Remembered. Panel Discussion.

4 p.m. — "Red Beans and Ricely É His' cooking demo by Elizabeth Pearce

Special Events

10 a.m. — Jazz mass at St. Augustine Church (1210 Gov. Nicholls St.) featuring Donald Harrison Jr. and Carol Leblanc.

1 p.m. — Second-line parade. Immediately following the mass, Rhodes Funeral Home hosts a second-line parade to the Old U.S. Mint.

For further information, contact French Quarter Festivals (522-5730; www.fqfi.org)

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