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The late Treme brass band drummer Lionel Batiste's family and friends decided to celebrate him in death, the way that he was in life...

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Lionel Batiste, the vocalist, bass drummer and assistant leader of the Treme Brass Band, has died. He was 81...

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