WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en Benjamin Booker, "Violent Shiver" and "Have You Seen My Son?" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/260101 <p>Benjamin Booker, who graces the cover of the current issue of <i>Gambit Weekly</i>, performs two blues-punk-pop songs from his eponymous debut album on ATO records: &quot;Violent Shiver&quot; and &quot;Have You Seen My Son?&quot;. These versions were recorded live at WFUV, Fordham University.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/260101" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/260101#comments WWOZ Latest Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:35:00 +0000 David Stafford 260101 at http://www.wwoz.org Delfeayo Marsalis, "Sesame Street" theme and other selections from The Last Southern Gentlemen http://www.wwoz.org/blog/259991 <p>Back to school special! NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis (currently featured in the wwoz.org masthead above), along with his father Ellis, brother Jason, and bassist David Pulphus perform &quot;Can You Tell Me How to Get to Sesame Street?&quot; and other selections from Delfeayo&#39;s upcoming release <i>The Last Southern Gentlemen</i>.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/259991" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/259991#comments WWOZ Latest Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:12:00 +0000 David Stafford 259991 at http://www.wwoz.org Mia Borders, "Try Me On" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/259721 <p>During Jam in the Van&#39;s Jazz Fest visit to New Orleans, they met up with New Orleans singer/songwriter Mia Borders near Harrah&#39;s at the head of Canal Street. Here&#39;s &quot;Try Me On&quot; from her 2010 album <i>Magnolia Blue</i>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/259721" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/259721#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:58:00 +0000 David Stafford 259721 at http://www.wwoz.org The Deslondes at Newport Folk Fest http://www.wwoz.org/blog/258931 <p>Proud to share some good news from the continually up-and-coming New Orleans country-folk scene that’s blossomed from the 9th Ward. Local country soulsters, The Deslondes, hit the stage at the historic and renowned Newport Folk Festival a couple weeks ago following their appearance at Jazzfest in May.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/258931" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/258931#comments Live music review Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 Carrie Hadler 258931 at http://www.wwoz.org Mahalia Jackson, "Come On Children Let's Sing", 1967 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/258881 <p>As the emcee puts it in his introduction, here&#39;s &quot;the world&#39;s greatest gospel singer, Miss Mahalia Jackson&quot; with and epic two-part rendition of &quot;Come On Children Let&#39;s Sing&quot; recorded in Berlin in 1967 for West German television.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/258881" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/258881#comments WWOZ Latest Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:42:00 +0000 David Stafford 258881 at http://www.wwoz.org Honey Island Swamp Band, "Cane Sugar" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/258456 <p>Here&#39;s a sweet treat for a hot August Wednesday: a live version of the Honey Island Swamp Band&#39;s &quot;Cane Sugar&quot;, recorded live during a &quot;Sitting In&quot; session at Tipitina&#39;s on Dec 1, 2012. The song is the title track on the band&#39;s fourth album, released by Louisiana Red Hot Records in 2013.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/258456" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/258456#comments WWOZ Latest Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:48:00 +0000 David Stafford 258456 at http://www.wwoz.org Luke Winslow King, "Down by the Riverside" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/258416 <p>During Jam in the Van&#39;s Jazz Fest visit to New Orleans, they met up with Luke Winslow King outside the Botanical Gardens in City Park. Here&#39;s his take on the spiritual &quot;Down by the Riverside&quot;, adding his name to a long list of New Orleans musicians who&#39;ve covered the song, including Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Snooks Eaglin, and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/258416" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/258416#comments WWOZ Latest Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:54:00 +0000 David Stafford 258416 at http://www.wwoz.org Gene Vincent and Eddie Cochran, circa 1958-59 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/257651 <p>For your weekend viewing pleasure, an amazing hour with rock-and-roll and rockabilly pioneers Gene Vincent and Eddie Cochran, compiled from performances on a 1950s California TV show called <a hef="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Town_Hall_Party" target="_blank"><i>Town Hall Party</i></a>.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/257651" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/257651#comments WWOZ Latest Sat, 09 Aug 2014 09:21:00 +0000 David Stafford 257651 at http://www.wwoz.org Dirty Dozen Brass Band, "Unclean Waters" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/257636 <p>Get your Friday Funk Fix right here: the Dirty Dozen Brass Band performing &quot;Unclean Waters&quot; live at a fundraiser for the Roots of Music called the Family Funktion and Crawfish Berl. It was shot at the historic Hotel Storyville in New Orleans during Jazz Fest 2012.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/257636" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/257636#comments WWOZ Latest Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:33:00 +0000 David Stafford 257636 at http://www.wwoz.org Trombone Shorty, "Buckjump" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/257511 <p>Trombone Shorty performs &quot;Buckjump&quot; with Orleans Avenue, for a taping of <i>Sound Opinions</i> at WBEZ in Chicago. The album version of this track, from 2011&#39;s <i>For True</i>, featured as guests the Rebirth Brass Band.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/257511" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/257511#comments WWOZ Latest Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:59:00 +0000 David Stafford 257511 at http://www.wwoz.org