WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en Satchmo Summer Fest 2015 Schedule Announced http://www.wwoz.org/blog/350651?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>Satchmo Summer Fest, the annual summer festival honoring the late, great Louis Armstrong, is happening from Thursday, July 30 to Sunday, August 2. Satchmo SummerFest features local music with a focus on contemporary and traditional jazz and brass bands.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/350651?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/350651#comments Live event Sat, 04 Jul 2015 16:05:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 350651 at http://www.wwoz.org Rhythm Room Playlist 07/03/15 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/351801?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width:100px"> <tbody> <tr> <th style="vertical-align:top">Num.</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Title</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Artist</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Time</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Release</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Start Time</th> </tr> <tr> <td style="vertical</tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/351801?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/351801#comments Sat, 04 Jul 2015 05:04:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 351801 at http://www.wwoz.org Jimi Hendrix, "The Star Spangled Banner" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/351616?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>Happy Independence Day! Here's Jimi Hendrix's famous rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner" live at Woodstock, August, 1969.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><iframe style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/sjzZh6-h9fM" frameborder="0" width="520" height="293"></iframe></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/351616#comments WWOZ Latest Fri, 03 Jul 2015 12:33:00 +0000 David Stafford 351616 at http://www.wwoz.org After Essence Fest http://www.wwoz.org/blog/350071?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>Essence Fest is returning to New Orleans this weekend, Friday, July 3 to Sunday, July 5, with some of the top names in regional, national and international black entertainment today. This year, locals Mystikal, Dumpstaphunk, Tank &amp; the Bangas, and Trombone Shorty &amp; Orleans Avenue will be performing in the official festival.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/350071?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/350071#comments Live event Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:50:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 350071 at http://www.wwoz.org Anders Osborne & Luther Dickinson, "Black Muddy River" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/350646?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>Anders Osborne and Luther Dickinson cover "Black Muddy River" from the Grateful Dead's <em>In The Dark</em> album. This video is part of a series of Grateful Dead covers called "Songs Of Their Own" produced by JamBase to pay tribute to the the Grateful Dead’s influential original songbook and occasioned by the Fare Thee Well shows. From the YouTube page description:</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/350646?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/350646#comments WWOZ Latest Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:09:00 +0000 David Stafford 350646 at http://www.wwoz.org New music spotlight: Long Sidewalks http://www.wwoz.org/blog/346966?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>This one&#39;s for fans of improvisational jazz: Long Sidewalks&#39; album <em>Staffa</em> is one of the first projects of the <a href="http://noise-nola.org/">New Orleans International Sound Exchange</a>, a non-profit dedicated to fostering interactions between New Orleans-based improvisers and world-class musicians from other cities.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/346966?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/346966#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:38:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 346966 at http://www.wwoz.org Morning Set 06/30/15 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/350301?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width:100px"> <tbody> <tr> <th style="vertical-align:top">Num.</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Title</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Artist</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Time</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Release</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Start Time</th> </tr> <tr> <td style="vertical</tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/350301?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/350301#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:05:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 350301 at http://www.wwoz.org Kendrick Lamar Visits Mr. Mooney's Class http://www.wwoz.org/blog/350046?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>In this piece from NPR Music, rapper Kendrick Lamar, whose latest album, <em>To Pimp a Butterfly</em>, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's albums chart earlier this year, visits Brian Mooney's class at High Tech High School in North Bergen, N.J.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/350046?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/350046#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:54:00 +0000 David Stafford 350046 at http://www.wwoz.org Oya! Market opens on St. Claude http://www.wwoz.org/blog/346981?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>The Oya! Market has a new space at 2606 St. Claude. Located next to the Healing Center in the same building that used to house a Super 10, the market has transformed the real estate, revealing its architectural roots with exposed brick walls and a tin tile ceiling. The market is populated by a 50-artist nonprofit collaborative group selling the fruits of their labor.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/346981?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/346981#comments Sat, 27 Jun 2015 14:04:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 346981 at http://www.wwoz.org Friday Morning Set playlist, June 19th http://www.wwoz.org/blog/349671?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>The Soul Ride playlist for Friday, June 19th, 2015</p> <p>Artist &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Title &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; Album</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/349671?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/349671#comments Sat, 27 Jun 2015 13:44:00 +0000 Raymond Kent 349671 at http://www.wwoz.org