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dooky3%3A21.jpgThis Saturday, March 23, Edgar "Dooky" Chase, Jr. is celebrating his 85th birthday with a $85/person "Jazz/Classical Fusion Luncheon" at Dooky Chase Restaurant (2301 Orleans Ave.) to benefit local musicians. Judy Walker writes that "Chase led The Dooky Chase Orchestra in New Orleans and throughout the southeast area in the 1940s, and met Leah Lange when the orchestra performed at a Mardi Gras Ball in 1945." [NOLA.com]

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