Thursday 24 Apr

Norman rock well

Norman Music Festival

6 p.m.-2 a.m. Thursday, 3:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and noon-2 a.m. Saturday

Downtown Norman


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Grouplovin’ it

Grouplove with MS MR and Smallpools

6:30 p.m. Monday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.



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Hear and now

Hear the Music Tour with The Warren Brothers and Lance Miller

6-10 p.m. Friday

Rodeo Opry

2221 Exchange Ave.


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Odyssey of the mind

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey 

with Culture Cinematic and ADDverse Effects

9 p.m. Friday

Twisted Root Gallery

3012 N. Walker Ave.



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Frndz with benefits

Boyfrndz with Bored Wax and The Hitt Boyz

9 p.m. Sunday

Blue Note Lounge

2408 N. Robinson Ave.



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Dewey Jackson - Live at the Barrel

None April 19th, 2007



Dewey Jackson (1900-1966), a trumpet player and contemporary of Louis Armstrong, specialized in the hot, swinging, New Orleans-style jazz of the Twenties and Thirties that Armstrong made famous.

Though Jackson tried the New York scene, then the pinnacle of the jazz world, he eventually opted to return back home to St. Louis. It was there in 1952 that future Delmark Records founder Bob Koester recorded one of Jackson's rowdy shows at The Barrel, a local jazz haunt.

While this isn't a groundbreaking release, it adds considerably to the catalog of Jackson, who made few recordings during his lifetime, despite a healthy performing schedule. On this particular night, Jackson and company' featuring Don Ewell on piano' ripped through a number of tunes familiar to any lover of classic New Orleans jazz, including many that were played by Satchmo himself during his career.

If you like that legend's earliest recordings, you'll enjoy this outing with Jackson.  "”Dave Bond

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