Louis Nelson
American musician
Louis Nelson
Louis Nelson was a trombonist most associated with the jazz originating in New Orleans near the turn of the twentieth century, sometimes referred to as Dixieland music. He began playing jazz during the 1920s with various local bands and by 1944 he was working with Kid Thomas Valentine.
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Jazz musician/singer David Paquette tells Marie Benoit a little about his life ... - Malta Independent Online
Google News - over 5 years
Due to his parents' musical background his family home was often full of musicians and as a teenager he had the privilege to experience a number of jam sessions with musicians like Kid Sheik, Louis Nelson, Sammy Penn, Billie and Dede Pierce,
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Judy Collins on triumph, tragedy in 50-year career - San Francisco Chronicle
Google News - over 5 years
Her life has been marked with tragedy (her son, Clark, committed suicide, and she's a recovering alcoholic) but Collins has been able to beat her demons and find happiness with her husband, Louis Nelson. "We've been together 33 years - a record for a
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Haïti. Les haïtiens et la naissance du jazz à la Nouvelle-Orléans (2) - CARAIB CREOLE NEWS
Google News - over 5 years
... Don Albert; Harold Baquet, Harold Bakay ; Raymond Barrois, Raymond Burke; Elizabeth Marie Landreaux Pajaud, Lizzie Miles; Louis Alphonse Delisle, ``Big eye`` Louis Nelson; Joseph Delacroix , Dee Dee Pierce; Marie Douroux, Dolly Adams
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Under the pump - Latrobe Valley Express
Google News - over 5 years
GIPPSLAND Water has defended its recent performance record against claims it has ignored the interests of ordinary water users, with two new directors set to join the board in October. Former Australian Securities and Investment
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Historic home of music great torn down in Treme, another piece of New Orleans ... - The Republic
Google News - over 5 years
The homes of several jazz musicians — including Louis Nelson, Willie Guitar, Ed Garland, Danny Barker and Buddy Bolden — have been torn down or fallen into disrepair since Katrina. New Orleans has a long track record of tearing down historic
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Springfield-Greene County Park Board Spokesman Leaves Post - OzarksFirst.com
Google News - over 5 years
Bob Nelson, Public Information Administrator for the Park Board, has accepted a job as Meetings and Events Manager with Scottrade Corporation in St. Louis. Nelson's last day with the Park Board will be Tuesday, September 20th. Park Board director Jodie
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Amazing journey continues - Worcester Telegram
Google News - over 5 years
She is also an actress, and has been an activist for a number of causes (which is how she met her second husband, Louis Nelson, whom she has been married to since 1996). So all in all, though the road was difficult, she was not consumed by those clouds
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Patsy Nelson, 1940-2011 - Columbia Daily Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Louis Nelson of Columbia; one son, Louis “Butchie” Nelson Jr. of Columbia; four daughters, Jessica M. Nelson and Cynthia R. Nelson, both of Columbia, and Kimberly S. Nelson and Trinia A. Nelson,
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Variety to come to Morwell - Latrobe Valley Express
Google News - over 5 years
There is hope a dormant shopping complex will inject life into Morwell's central business district, with two discount stores due to open in December. Renovations are underway at MidCity Plaza on George Street, Morwell, which has laid
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People on the Move - Business Examiner (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
His research fellowship and dermatology residency were completed at Washington University in St. Louis. Nelson is board certified in dermatology and also is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, a member of the American Society for
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Houma building named after World War II soldier - Houma Courier
Google News - over 5 years
“Boston was born in Thibodaux in 1920, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Nelson Boston. His mother was the former Selicie Esneault of Donaldsonville and his father was a veteran of the Spanish-American War. Both his parents are now deceased
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STATE OF THE UNIONS; No Tethering, and It's All Good
NYTimes - over 6 years
MANY of Judy Collins's love songs are filled with images of wildflowers, wild men, broken hearts and stormy weather. It is often snowing, hard, when people fall in or out of love. Ms. Collins, 71, grew up in Colorado and like many people in the Rocky Mountains, she associates snow with love. In her own life, she seems to have reached the calm after
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SUNDAY ROUTINE | JUDY COLLINS; She Always Cooks With Onions
NYTimes - about 7 years
You know you're getting old when you look up and Judy Collins is 70. The singer-songwriter, who released her first album in 1961 at age 22, still performs, almost constantly. She will appear at Town Hall on March 5 and is booked for six weeks at the Carlyle Hotel beginning May 4; her new CD, ''Paradise,''is scheduled for release in May. She is also
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Evening Hours; Summer in Swing
NYTimes - over 9 years
June 18: The New York Public Library held its annual corporate dinner at its main branch on Fifth Avenue. The evening, which honored Stephen Schwarzman, was attended by 400 guests and raised $2.2 million. 1. STEPHEN SCHWARZMAN, left, and JIMMY LEE. 2. From left, JON CHAIT, PAUL LECLERC, president of the New York Public Library, and DAVID OFFENSEND.
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Judy Collins: Wildflower On the Path to Serenity
NYTimes - about 10 years
Coming through storms: that's how the singer Judy Collins describes the basic narrative of her original songs. ''Kvetch, kvetch, kvetch, gratitude, gratitude, gratitude: isn't it a wonderful world? she laughingly explained over tea at her spacious, homey apartment with a river view on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. ''That's really how they go. I
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DESIGN REVIEW; The Art of Making Things That Look Good and Work
NYTimes - over 12 years
''Foam follows function,'' says Andrew Morrison, a designer responsible for the -- are you ready? -- foam football, a brightly colored nonpigskin that can be safely tossed around a living room. It started with a football he and his fellow designer Bruce Hannah made of plastic foam to throw in the studio while watching Sunday football games. Many
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Some Homeless Irked by Plan That Could Separate Families
NYTimes - about 17 years
Louis Nelson was once a caseworker for New York City's Department of Juvenile Justice and a construction worker when his strength allowed. But two years ago he became homeless when meeting his rent payments, caring for his family and managing his alcoholism became a treacherous juggling act. Yesterday, he was one of several homeless people who
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United Nations Journal; Rome, My Dear Watson, Was Not Built in a Day
NYTimes - over 18 years
The mystery of the disappearing Nobel Peace Prize is about to be solved, my dear Watson, almost 10 years after that check for $339,000 first went missing. The check was last seen briefly at a ceremony in the hall of Oslo University on the wet and chilly morning of Dec. 10, 1988, when Javier Perez de Cuellar, then the United Nations Secretary
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Two Seasoned Voices, Together Raised for a Cause
NYTimes - almost 20 years
SUBTLETY HAS RARELY BEEN less in vogue among singers of popular music. Rock vocalists in the post-Nirvana world prize ferocity over finesse -- the edgier the emotion and the raspier the tone, the better. Country singers climb the charts with the clean efficiency of professionals ascending the corporate ladder, their music's rural roots a dim memory
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Louis Nelson
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1990
    Age 87
    On April 5, 1990, Mr. Nelson died of injuries suffered from a March 27 hit-and-run automobile accident.
    More Details Hide Details The driver was never caught. Widely recorded, including music for the movie Pretty Baby (1978 film) starring Brooke Shields, Nelson also appeared in many New Orleans jazz documentaries, including Art Ford's House Party, Live the Jazz, Three Men of Jazz, and Till the Butcher Cut Him Down.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1902
    Born
    Louis Nelson was born on September 17, 1902 at 1419-21 Touro Street in New Orleans, Lousiana.
    More Details Hide Details His father, Dr. George Harry Nelson, was a medical doctor. Dr. Nelson helped organize the 9th Louisiana Volunteers and served in the Spanish–American War. He was commissioned as first lieutenant. During the war he served in Cuba and also stormed San Juan Hill. His mother, Anna Hattie Adams Nelson, was a teacher and pianist from Springfield, Massachusetts. She was a descendant of runaway slaves from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. She was a graduate of the Boston Conservatory of Music. His mother moved to Louisiana to teach and this is where she met her husband. They had three children: Mary Nelson Welch, George Harry Nelson Jr., and Louis Hall Nelson. Both parents and his sister played the piano and his brother played the saxophone.
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