The spirit of Satchmo survives in Tokyo

Music Aug 20, 2019

The spirit of Satchmo survives in Tokyo

by William Archambeault

Yoshio Toyama and his wife, Keiko, have spent most of their lives as unofficial musical ambassadors between Japan and the American city of New Orleans. In New Orleans, Toyama, a trumpeter and singer, is known as the "Satchmo of Japan" for his skillful ability to ...

U.S. warnings of heavy rain, tornadoes from weakening storm Barry

World Jul 14, 2019

U.S. warnings of heavy rain, tornadoes from weakening storm Barry

Tropical Storm Barry buffeted the U.S. state of Louisiana on Sunday, bringing warnings of heavy rain and possible tornadoes even as it weakened. After briefly becoming the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, Barry was downgraded to a tropical storm after making landfall Saturday. It ...