I will include an hour tribute to Johnny Mercer on Jazz Roots to celebrate what would have been his 100th birthday. I will focus on Johnny as a songwriter and Johnny as a singer. Join us and learn more about this songwriting icon.
It's finally starting to get hot, and the music & festival fun just gets better as the temperature increases. Check out some of the music festivals and other diversions in and around greater New Orleans this summer. And don't forget to drink lots. Of water, of water!
Know of a music festival not listed? Speak up, in the comments section below.
Bruce Allen shared this story along with his fund drive contribution. A story with as many iterations as there are listeners of WWOZ because it is a story of that New Orleans magic we've all experienced. That magic that is the common denominator of our WWOZ community.
Before Jazz Fest season slips too far into the past, we've got some "Thank yous!" to hand out. It takes a ton of people to get us through such an enormous event, and we appreciate everyone and their efforts.