WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en Guardians of the Groove 6: Ellis Marsalis and Dwayne Breashears http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238753 <p>The newest installment of &quot;Guardians of the Groove&quot; (<a href="#about">see below</a> for more on the series) aired on WWL-TV last night (April 22). Piano legend&nbsp;Ellis Marsalis&nbsp;sat down with WWOZ&#39;s&nbsp;Dwayne Breashears.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238753" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238753#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:55:00 +0000 David Stafford 238753 at http://www.wwoz.org Tonight: WWOZ's Guardians of the Groove on WWL-TV http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238744 <div>Tonight at 10 pm on WWL-TV&#39;s news show, it&#39;s the next in the series of WWOZ&#39;s Guardians of the Groove. This time, our own Dwayne Breashears interviews the legendary Ellis Marsalis, music educator and patriarch of one of the most famous and accomplished families in New Orleans music.</div><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238744" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238744#comments Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:44:00 +0000 David Stafford 238744 at http://www.wwoz.org Marcia Ball, "That's How It Goes" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238732 <p>Check out <a href="http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/piano-night">WWOZ Piano Night</a> artist Marcia Ball playing at locales all over Austin in this deftly edited video. Here&#39;s how its producers describe it: &quot;We filmed Marcia&#39;s performances at the pianos around Austin and then edited the footage to keep the integrity of the song&#39;s tempo intact.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238732" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238732#comments WWOZ Latest Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:46:00 +0000 David Stafford 238732 at http://www.wwoz.org Lucinda Williams, "Drunken Angel", 1998 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238627 <p>&quot;Drunken Angel&quot;, Lucinda Williams&#39; tribute to the late Texas singer/songwriter <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blaze_Foley" target="_blank">Blaze Foley</a>, appears on her <i>Car Wheels on a Gravel Road</i> album. Below, she performs the song in December 1998 for <i>Austin City Limits</i>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238627" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238627#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:42:00 +0000 David Stafford 238627 at http://www.wwoz.org 19th Annual JALC'S Essentially Ellington http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238252 <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Every year after Jazz Fest, Jelly Roll Justice heads to New York to attend and report on the Jazz at Lincoln Center&rsquo;s (JALC) Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition &amp; Festival.&nbsp; The 15 finalist bands that will compete in the prestigious competition at Frederick P. Rose Hall on May 8 &ndash; 10, 2014 come from all regions of the United States.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238252" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238252#comments Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:41:00 +0000 Jelly Roll Justice 238252 at http://www.wwoz.org Davell Crawford at the Bern Jazz Festival, 1996 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238525 <p>Relax this weekend and enjoy a 40-minute-long set by&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/piano-night">WWOZ Piano Night</a> artist Davell Crawford, from R&amp;B Night at the 1996 Bern Jazz Festival.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/qjO9A_NnK2w" width="420"></iframe></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238525#comments WWOZ Latest Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:32:00 +0000 David Stafford 238525 at http://www.wwoz.org Isley Brothers, "That Lady" and "Live It Up" on Soul Train, 1974 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238410 <p>In this clip from a 1974 episode of <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soul_Train"><i>Soul Train</i></a>, the Isley Brothers do two songs: &quot;That Lady&quot; from the seminal <i>3+3</i> album (1973), and the title track from <i>Live It Up</i> (1974).</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238410" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238410#comments WWOZ Latest Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:58:00 +0000 David Stafford 238410 at http://www.wwoz.org Piano Night Artist: Nigel Hall, "Never Know" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238278 <p>If you didn&#39;t catch jazz-soul-funk pianist Nigel Hall the other day at French Quarter Fest (see the photo above), he&#39;ll be appearing at <a href="http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/piano-night">WWOZ&#39;s Piano Night</a> on April 28.</p> <p>Below, he does a solo version of the Soulive song &quot;Never Know&quot; at the MoBoogie Loft in Denver in 2010.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238278" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238278#comments WWOZ Latest Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:25:00 +0000 David Stafford 238278 at http://www.wwoz.org WWOZ DJ To Host Record/Clothing Sale to Benefit Non-Profit http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238253 <p>WWOZ Morning Set DJ Mark LaMaire will host a record/clothing sale at his house on Saturday, April 19 from 9 AM until 4 PM.&nbsp; Proceeds from the sale will benefit One World Family International, a non-profit responsible for sending dozens of Burmese refugee children to school in Thailand since 2010.&nbsp; The sale will feature hundreds of records and CDs as well as a large collection of exoti</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238253" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238253#comments Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Mark LaMaire 238253 at http://www.wwoz.org Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses, "Ferryman" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238181 <p>Aurora Nealand &amp; The Royal Roses look like they&#39;re having a great time in the latest Bloody Sunday Session (see below) video, and it&#39;s just as much fun to watch.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238181" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/238181#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:50:00 +0000 David Stafford 238181 at http://www.wwoz.org