WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en World Journey 09/20/14 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/268511?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <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?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" 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?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <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?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" 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?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <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?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" 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?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <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?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" 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?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <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?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" 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?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>by Nita Ketner, WWOZ Show Host</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266506?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" 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?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <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?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" 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?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266256?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" 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 Steve Earle, "This City" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266086?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>In HBO&#39;s&nbsp;<i>Treme</i>, singer-songwriter Steve Earle played a street singer named Harley Watt (&quot;Me, if I&#39;d never gotten a record deal&quot;, says Earle). He also wrote and performed &quot;This City&quot;, the song that closed the show&#39;s first season. He performs it live at KEXP in the video below, following a short discussion of his role with host Stevie Zoom.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266086?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266086#comments WWOZ Latest Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:24:00 +0000 David Stafford 266086 at http://www.wwoz.org Lazy Lester with the Lil' Buck Sinegal Band, "They Call Me Lazy" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266306?utm_source=wwozfeed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=feeds <p>Check out Lazy Lester (born Leslie Johnson in 1933 in Point Coupee Parish), still sounding great at 81, doing &quot;They Call Me Lazy&quot; backed by the Lil&#39; Buck Sinegal Band, recorded at the Blue Moon Saloon in Lafayette, LA on August 15, 2014.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266306?utm_source=wwozfeed&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/266306#comments WWOZ Latest Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:15:00 +0000 David Stafford 266306 at http://www.wwoz.org