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Saturday - April 2, 2005
10:00 pm WNOL Showtime at the Apollo with musical guests Mannie Fresh (Cash Money Records) and Kem (syndicated; check local listings)

Sunday - April 3, 2005
9:00 am VH1 Classic All-Star Jams 2005 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Buddy Guy hangs out in the studio (repeats at 9:00 pm)
12:00 pm BET Jazz Jazz Dreams the lives of jazz musicians Jason Marsalis and Irvin Mayfield are chronicled over a two-year period; with Wynton Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, Gordon Parks and Los Hombres Calientes (repeats at 4:00 pm & 9:00 pm)

Tuesday - April 12, 2005
9:00 pm PBS Independent Lens: Keeping Time: The Life, Music & Photographs of Milt Hinton late jazz bassist Milt Hinton was also a skilled photographer and storyteller; this insiderís view of jazz and life in 20th century America is told by Hinton and fellow musicians, including Branford Marsalis and Quincy Jones; archival footage and hundreds of Hintonís photographs document his unique journey

Monday - April 18, 2005
11:35 pm NBC Late Night with Conan O'Brien with guests William Shatner, Patton Oswalt, and music by the Neville Brothers (repeat of 11/19/2004)

Tuesday - April 19, 2005
6:00 pm CNBC Late Night with Conan O'Brien with guests William Shatner, Patton Oswalt, and music by the Neville Brothers (repeat of 11/19/2004)

Saturday - April 23, 2005
7:30 pm TRIO Satchmo The Great (1957)

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CBS News icons Edward R. Murrow and Fred Friendly created this intimate and revealing portrait of Louis Armstrong; with segments of Satchmo's 1956 concerts in western Europe, the Gold Coast of Africa, and the USA, plus his reflections on music and the origin of his nickname; the film culminates with Armstrong's triumphant return to New York concert featuring a full orchestra led by Leonard Bernstein; Louis' All-Stars include Edmond Hall, Trummy Young, Arvell Shaw, Billy Kyle and Barrett Deems
11:30 pm WYES Bourbon Street: The Neon Strip (1993) a look at the infamous street starting with its noble birth to its more earthy existence today; performance clips include Papa Celestin, Sharkey Bonano, Al Hirt and Chris Owens; interview clips include Danny Barker, Al Hirt, Chris Owens, Lindy Boggs

Thursday - April 28, 2005
10:00 am FX The Big Easy (1987) thriller set in New Orleans w/ Dennis Quaid and Ellen Barkin; also appearing are Irma Thomas, Dewey Balfa (w/ Christine Balfa and Robert Jardell), and Terrance Simien; check out the soundtrack (repeats at 1:00 am)
11:30 am TLC A Makeover Story fresh off a grueling cross country tour, Hazard County Girls members Christy, Jen and Sharon are ready to roll out of the van and pamper themselves with a bit of beauty; these heavy rocker girls take their unique vintage looks up a level (rerun)

Saturday - April 30, 2005
1:45 am TCM Cabin in the Sky (1943) debut of film director Vincente Minnelli and Hollywood's first general release of an all-star, all-black musical; with Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Ethel Waters, Lena Horne, Duke Ellington, and Louis Armstrong (soundtrack)

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