WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en Roddie Romero & Yvette Landry, "I'm Leaving It Up To You" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/368211 <p>Contemporary Cajun/Creole artists Roddie Romero &amp; Yvette Landry cover the early 1960s Dale &amp; Grace hit "I'm Leaving It Up To You". This version was recorded in the same studio (La Louisianne Records) that Dale &amp; Grace used, with the same microphones, drums, piano, etc.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/368211" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/368211#comments WWOZ Latest Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:33:00 +0000 David Stafford 368211 at http://www.wwoz.org New music spotlight: Nicholas Payton http://www.wwoz.org/blog/367696 <p>Nicholas Payton has a new double album out on his own label, Paytone Records, titled &quot;Letters.&quot; In the 26 tracks within, Payton truly runs the gamut from A to Z-- literally, as each track is named after a letter of the alphabet. The talented trumpeter hops instruments on this release, spending significant time on piano, keyboard, and Hammond B-3 organ, as well as the horn.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/367696" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/367696#comments Recorded music review Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:12:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 367696 at http://www.wwoz.org Fall 2015 Jazz in the Park Schedule http://www.wwoz.org/blog/366056 <p>The fall 2015 Jazz in the Park schedule, happening at Armstrong Park, has been announced. The free weekly concert series happens each Thursday and will begin its fall edition on September 3. It runs through the end of October.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/366056" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/366056#comments Live event Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:41:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 366056 at http://www.wwoz.org Aurora Nealand and the Gordon Webster Sextet, "A Kiss To Build A Dream On" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/367416 <p>Aurora Nealand and the Gordon Webster Sextet do the Louis Armstrong standard "A Kiss to Build a Dream On" at L'Astral during the Montreal International Jazz Festival in July 2015. Along with Gordon Webster, the other musicians are Rob Garcia, Danny Ziemann, Dan Reitz, Danny Lipsitz.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/367416" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/367416#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:57:00 +0000 David Stafford 367416 at http://www.wwoz.org Gracias Latinos Event 8/29 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/366801 <p>A free celebration will be held outside Casa Borrega on Saturday, August 29 from 3-11p to thank the many Hispanic immigrants who helped rebuild New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. The day will be filled with music, food, drinks, and dancing to honor the workers who cleaned our city and rebuilt our streets, homes and businesses.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/366801" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/366801#comments Live event Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:11:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 366801 at http://www.wwoz.org Glen David Andrews, "Bad By Myself" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/366796 <p>Glen David Andrews, the Treme Prince, does "Bad By Myself" from his 2014 album <em>Redemption</em>. This performance was recorded by the WWOZ Video Crew at Basin Street Station. With Walter Lundy on drums, James Martin on sax, Jesse Smith on guitar, and Ron Williams on bass.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/366796" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/366796#comments WWOZ Latest Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:17:00 +0000 David Stafford 366796 at http://www.wwoz.org Honey Island Swamp Band, "How Do You Feel?" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/366066 <p>The Honey Island Swamp Band brings its Bayou Americana to Jam in the Van with "How Do You Feel?" recorded outside the Lennon Rehearsal Studios in San Francisco.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><iframe style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/w_P22sK4Kzs" frameborder="0" width="520" height="293"></iframe></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/366066#comments WWOZ Latest Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:23:00 +0000 David Stafford 366066 at http://www.wwoz.org New music spotlight: The Bridge Trio http://www.wwoz.org/blog/365721 <p>Late last spring, the Bridge Trio released their second album <em>The Search: Departure</em>. Modern, electric, and eclectic the Bridge Trio succeeds where many others fail as this is a true full album rather than simply a collection of songs released together.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/365721" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/365721#comments Recorded music review Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:46:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 365721 at http://www.wwoz.org Keeping the Beat Alive http://www.wwoz.org/blog/365456 <p>A new video from the <a href="http://www.tzuchi.us/">Tzu Chi Foundation</a> takes a look at the great work being done by the <a href="http://www.neworleansmusiciansclinic.org/">New Orleans Musicians&#39; Clinic</a> to serve and aid the health of musicains around New Orleans.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/365456" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/365456#comments Mon, 24 Aug 2015 13:37:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 365456 at http://www.wwoz.org Postmodern Jukebox ft. Sara Niemietz, "This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/365446 <p>Postmodern Jukebox, Scott Bradlee's rotating group of musicians who cover pop songs in styles like jazz, ragtime, and swing, offers this very cool vintage 1940s swing cover of the Talking Heads' "This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)" featuring vocalist Sara Niemietz.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/365446" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/365446#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:21:00 +0000 David Stafford 365446 at http://www.wwoz.org