WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en Galactic featuring Maggie Koerner, "Dolla Diva" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268676 <p>If you haven&#39;t caught Galactic with singer Maggie Koerner (or even if you have!), check out this video recorded earlier his year at Freebird Live, a Jacksonville, Florida music venue. The song, &quot;Dolla Diva&quot; was written by Koerner and David Shaw of the Revivalists.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268676" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268676#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:02:00 +0000 David Stafford 268676 at http://www.wwoz.org Hurray for the Riff Raff at 2014 Americana Music Awards http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268501 <p>The 2014 Americana Music Awards were held on September 17 at Nashville&#39;s historic Ryman Auditorium (home of the Grand Ole Opry). New Orleans&#39; <a href="http://hurrayfortheriffraff.com/">Hurray for the Riff Raff</a> was nominated for Best Emerging Artist but lost out to Sturgill Simpson.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268501" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268501#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Carrie Hadler 268501 at http://www.wwoz.org World Journey 09/20/14 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268511 <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="border" style="border: 1px solid rgb(102, 102, 102); border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; wh<p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268511" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268511#comments Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:39:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 268511 at http://www.wwoz.org Victor Goines at the Chicago Humanites Festival http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268496 <p>New Orleans-born clarinetist, saxophonist, and educator Victor Goines presents a &quot;clarinet-centric&quot; version of New Orleans music history in this hour-long presentation at the Chicago Humanities Festival.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268496" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268496#comments WWOZ Latest Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:04:00 +0000 David Stafford 268496 at http://www.wwoz.org Michael Doucet, Aly Bain, and Ricky Skaggs, "Jolie Blonde" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/267896 <p>BeauSoleil founder Michael Doucet, Aly Bain, and Ricky Skaggs do &quot;Jolie Blonde&quot;, <a href="http://www.knowla.org/entry/1395/" target="_blank">arguably the most famous Cajun song of all time</a>. The video dates from 1998 and second of the Transatlantic Sessions, a British production of collaborative live performances by folk and country musicians from both sides of the Atlantic.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/267896" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/267896#comments WWOZ Latest Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:27:00 +0000 David Stafford 267896 at http://www.wwoz.org Preservation Hall Jazz Band & the Del McCoury Band, "I'll Fly Away" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266936 <p>Here&#39;s a felicitous mix of jazz and bluegrass: the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and the Del McCoury Band perform the gospel standard &quot;I&#39;ll Fly Away&quot; on the <i>Late Show with David Letterman</i> in 2011. The track appeared on the album <i>American Legacies: Preservation Hall Jazz Band &amp; The Del McCoury Band.</i></p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266936" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266936#comments WWOZ Latest Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:59:00 +0000 David Stafford 266936 at http://www.wwoz.org Cosimo Matassa Within New Orleans' History http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266826 <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">Cosimo Matassa was born in the US in 1926, a single generation after a <a href="http://chrisdier504.wordpress.com/2014/01/24/vendetta-a-mass-lynching-of-italians-in-new-orleans/">vigilante mob stormed the parish prison to lynch and shoot eleven Italians prisoners to death</a>.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266826" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266826#comments Reflections and rants Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:58:00 +0000 jdellapa 266826 at http://www.wwoz.org Cosimo Matassa at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266506 <p>by Nita Ketner, WWOZ Show Host</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266506" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266506#comments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:58:00 +0000 Dave Ankers 266506 at http://www.wwoz.org Celebrating the Life of Cosimo Matassa http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266291 <p>WWOZ has been celebrating the life of Cosimo Matassa, legendary studio owner and recording engineer, since receiving word of his passing yesterday afternoon at age 88. He is survived by his three sons, seven grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266291" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266291#comments WWOZ Latest Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:51:00 +0000 Carrie Hadler 266291 at http://www.wwoz.org TAILGATE TUNES http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266256 <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266256" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266256#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 21:47:00 +0000 Bill deTurk 266256 at http://www.wwoz.org