WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en Buckwheat Zydeco, "Ma Tit' Fille" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/314011 <p>"Ma Tit' Fille" was recorded for Buckwheat Zydeco's Island Records d├ębut on the day before the second weekend of Jazz Fest, 1987. The version in the video below was filmed at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1989, with Lee Allen Zeno on bass; Dennis Taylor, sax; Melvin Veazie, guitar; Patrick Landry, rubboard; Herman "Rat" Brown, drums.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/314011" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/314011#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:57:00 +0000 David Stafford 314011 at http://www.wwoz.org 2015 Wednesdays at Lafayette Square schedule announced http://www.wwoz.org/blog/311526 <p>The 16th annual Wednesday at the Square in Lafayette Square lineup is out! This annual springtime concert series features local artists and food and drink vendors and, for the eager, marks the start of festival season.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/311526" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/311526#comments Live event Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:27:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 311526 at http://www.wwoz.org Playlist for The Soul Ride, 2/27/2015 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/313856 <p>The website didn&#39;t show the whole playlist for the most recent airing of The Soul Ride.</p> <p>Here it is!:</p> <p>The Soul Ride, playlist for February 27, 2015</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/313856" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/313856#comments Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:37:00 +0000 Raymond Kent 313856 at http://www.wwoz.org Koko Taylor, "Can't Let Go", Live 1993 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/313126 <p>A Friday treat for blues lovers: the late great Koko Taylor doing 6+ minutes of "Can't Let Go" live at the Woodlands in 1993. Per Lyle Lovett, who introduces the video, she's backed by the Alligator All-Stars.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/313126" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/313126#comments WWOZ Latest Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:24:00 +0000 David Stafford 313126 at http://www.wwoz.org Rhythm Room Playlist 02/27/15 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/313861 <p>Intro 1 Last Time Alternative Quartet Precision Riddim Set 1 2 Like a Ship Pastor T.L.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/313861" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/313861#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:17:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 313861 at http://www.wwoz.org Leonard Cohen, "Suzanne" Live, 1970 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/310996 <p>Leonard Cohen performs "Suzanne" live on the Isle of Wight in 1970, during Cohen's first year of touring. The show became an album, <em>Live at the Isle of Wight 1970</em>. One of Cohen's best known songs, "<span>Suzanne"</span>&nbsp;had appeared on his first album, <em>Songs of Leonard Cohen</em> in 1967; even before that, it had been covered by Judy Collins on <em>In My Life</em> (1966).</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/310996" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/310996#comments WWOZ Latest Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:23:00 +0000 David Stafford 310996 at http://www.wwoz.org Beans on Toast, "New Orleans Honeymoon" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/310361 <p>The artist named "Beans on Toast" is described on his YouTube Channel as an "English drunk folk singer." "New Orleans Honeymoon" is a track from from his new (6th) album, <em>The Grand Scheme of Things</em>. The video, which contains a lot of great French Quarter visuals, was created by "Beans on Toast and Lizzy Bee, on location, on honeymoon." Awww....</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/310361" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/310361#comments WWOZ Latest Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:57:00 +0000 David Stafford 310361 at http://www.wwoz.org Steven Bernstein and Henry Butler on Jazz Night in America http://www.wwoz.org/blog/310171 <p>In this video clip from a recent episode of Jazz Night in America, trumpeter/composer/arranger Steven Bernstein and New Orleans pianist Henry Butler, co-leaders of a band they call the Hot 9, break down just how they built an ensemble around one man's signature style. Bernstein explains how he went about arranging Butler's music for 10 players.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/310171" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/310171#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:35:00 +0000 David Stafford 310171 at http://www.wwoz.org Valerie June, Tiny Desk Concert http://www.wwoz.org/blog/310156 <p>Memphis singer-songwriter Valerie June was one of the highlights of last October&#39;s Crescent City Blues &amp; BBQ Festival. In this NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert, a three-song set including two from her most recent album <em>Pushin&#39; Against a Stone</em>, she shows off her singular blend of blues, gospel, folk, and bluegrass.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/310156" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/310156#comments WWOZ Latest Sun, 22 Feb 2015 12:20:00 +0000 David Stafford 310156 at http://www.wwoz.org Lomax videos of New Orleans & Cajun country musicians from early 1980s http://www.wwoz.org/blog/306151 <p>Alan Lomax is well-known among&nbsp;American traditional music fans for his extensive audio field recordings from the 1930s onward, much of which has been released and distributed through the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Folkways label. Lesser known is Lomax&#39;s video work, which began in the late 1970s.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/306151" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/306151#comments Sat, 21 Feb 2015 09:30:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 306151 at http://www.wwoz.org