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Funeral arrangements for Pete Fountain in progress

Source:  NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans will say an emotional goodbye to jazz great Pete Fountain in a little over a week.

The Archdiocese said Fountain's funeral mass will be at St. Louis Cathedral on Aug. 17 at 11:30 a.m.

Public visitation starts at 9 a.m.

Mourners can take part in a second line in the French Quarter after the mass.

The renowned clarinetist died Saturday after a long illness. Fountain was 86 years old.

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