Vincent Sylvain

Vincent Sylvain

Vincent Sylvain is publisher of Sylvain Music Notes and The New Orleans Agenda e-newsletter; the leading alternative for News, Arts,
Culture & Entertainment on New Orleans and the Gulf Coast Region.




New Orleans Ladies of Jazz; Stephanie Jordan, Germaine Bazzle, and Germaine Bazzle will perform a special "Ladies in Jazz Holiday Concert" in collaboration with the Music Alive Ensemble String Octet and Jazz Quintet on Sunday, November 28, 2010 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the University of New Orleans Performing Arts Center Recital Hall (Lakefront Campus).  Principally sponsored by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, admission for the holiday concert is free b

Sylvain Music Notes Acclaimed New Orleans’ songstress Stephanie Jordan debut the Thursday Night Jazz at The Setai, South Beach. Launching August 5, at 7:00 p.m. and every Thursday thereafter, local and national jazz musicians and vocalists will perform live classic, Latin and smooth jazz under the stars at The Bar & Courtyard in Miami Beach.  Since opening its doors in 2005, The Setai, an intimate, serene oceanfront resort in the heart of South Beach has been synonymous with exceptiona

SYLVAIN MUSIC NOTES - New Orleans’ jazz patriarch Kidd Jordan and the Jordan Family of Jazz; Marlon Jordan, considered one of the best trumpeters in the world; older brother Kent Jordan, a highly regarded flutist; Stephanie Jordan, whom critics have placed in the company of Nancy Wilson and Shirley Horn;  and Rachel Jordan, an classical violinist and music instructor at Jackson State University performs  as featured artists at the "For the Fathers of Jazz" concert in honor of ja

Sylvain Music Notes (5/10/10) - Lena Horne, the enchanting jazz singer and actress known for her signature song "Stormy Weather" and for her triumph over the bigotry that allowed her to entertain white audiences but not socialize with them, has died. She was 92 according to AP writer Verena Dobnik.

Horne died Sunday at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, according to hospital spokeswoman Gloria Chin. Chin would not release any other details.

Horne, whose striking beauty and magnetic

NEW ORLEANS (4/29/10) New Orleans’ jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan is one of the featured performers for the May 3, 2010 Inauguration of New Orleans’ Mayor-elect Mitch Landrieu. Jordan is scheduled to perform at 1:45 P.M. during the Celebrate New Orleans Festival which will be held at Lafayette Square across the street from Gallier Hall.  

Jordan says that she honored to be a part of the festivities.  "In tribute of those being sworn in, I will sing an up-te

NEW ORLEANS (10/12/09) New Orleans’ jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan is the featured performer for Southern University College of Business Gala on the Bluff.  The Annual Fundraiser is one of the premier events of the University’s homecoming celebration.  This year’s Gala brings an impressive blend of jazz, funk, and rhythm and blues to the Sheraton Baton Rouge Convention Center Hotel, Friday, October 16, 7:30 p.m.

In addition to Jordan, performers include Gina Brown

NEW ORLEANS (10/12/09) On Thursday, October 15th New Orleans’ jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan is the featured performer for the opening night of the historic Polk Theatre’s "Best Music Venues" series.  Located in Lakeland, Florida as the vision of John E. Melton, the Polk Theatre was built during a golden age in the United States during the Roaring Twenties at a time when jazz thrived . . . it was a place of magic and wonder!

The architect, J.E. Casale, an Italian-born immigrant, recre

By Vincent Sylvain, The New Orleans Agenda

NEW ORLEANS (9/2/09) During Labor Day weekend Sweet Lorraine’s Jazz Club is hosting Sweet Lorraine’s Community Jazz Festival; a free day-long music extravaganza on Saturday and Sunday, September 5 & 6, 2009, culminating with the tradition Black Men of Labor Second Line Parade which begins at 3:00 pm on that Sunday.   The Community Festival celebrates more than sixty years of combined service in the entertainment business b

NEW ORLEANS (Sylvain Music Notes) In continuation of his tradition of highlighting great singers, Jazz/R&B legend Norman Connors will feature New Orleans’ jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan in concert during the celebration of Sweet Lorraine’s Jazz Club 10th Anniversary on Friday, September 4 and Saturday, September 5, 2009 for two shows each night at 9:00 pm and 11:00 pm.  For individual ticket information and reservation, please visit or call (504) 945-9

BATON ROUGE, LA - New Orleans’ jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan will headline Southern University’s "1st Annual Classical Jazz Concert Series on the Bluff" on Friday, July 24, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. on the campus’ Mayberry Lawn (inclement weather location Royal Cotillion Ballroom Smith-Brown Memorial Union).

Jordan’s concert will be preceded by a workshop titled "Jazz Pilates with Stephanie Jordan" from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., inside the University’s Seymour

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