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Jazz Fest Diary: John Ellis at Louisiana Music Factory

John Ellis

Jazz Fest week doesn’t really kick in until the start of the Louisiana Music Factory’s in-store performances. It’s a tradition that goes back 18 years, to when the French Quarter CD and vinyl outlet opened its doors on North Peters, around the corner from its current digs on Decatur Street.

Tenor saxophonist John Ellis and Double-Wide kicked off the 2010 lineup Thursday in great form, with music drawn from the New York/New Orleans jazzer’s recently released Puppet Mischief and earlier recordings.

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