WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en A Tale of Two Musical Cities. http://www.wwoz.org/blog/278476 <p>&ldquo;There are two great cities in America,&rdquo; said Larry Kirwan, founder and front-man of legendary progressive Celtic rock band, Black 47. &ldquo;One is New York City; the other is New Orleans.&rdquo;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/278476" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/278476#comments Live event Special Show Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:12:00 +0000 Sharon Armstrong 278476 at http://www.wwoz.org New Orleans artists at Voodoo Fest 2014 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/275161 <p>Voodoo is celebrating its 15th birthday this year with great national artists and some of the best acts New Orleans has to offer.</p> <p><span style="line-height: 16.6399993896484px;"><a href="http://worshipthemusic.com/" target="_blank">Click here tor more about this year&#39;s Voodoo Music &amp; Arts Experience</a>, including the complete lineup.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/275161" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/275161#comments Live event Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:41:00 +0000 Carrie Hadler 275161 at http://www.wwoz.org Wynton Marsalis, Eric Clapton, & Taj Mahal, "Corrine, Corrina" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/278236 <p>Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton held a series of concerts in New York at Lincoln Center in April of 2011, a show dominated by blues stardards given New Orleans jazz arrangements. Here&#39;s the encore, &quot;Corrine, Corrina&quot; featuring Taj Mahal. See below for the concert&#39;s full lineup.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/278236" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/278236#comments WWOZ Latest Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:33:00 +0000 David Stafford 278236 at http://www.wwoz.org Queen Ida & the Bon Temps Zydeco Band, "Grand Mamou", 1978 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/278166 <p>Check out Ida Lewis &quot;Queen Ida&quot; Guillory of Lake Charles, Louisiana, AKA, the Queen of Zydeco, doing &quot;Grand Mamou&quot; on an unidentified televsion show in 1978.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Yvvy7HzyZtU" width="420"></iframe></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/278166#comments WWOZ Latest Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:34:00 +0000 David Stafford 278166 at http://www.wwoz.org Big Charity: The Death of America's Oldest Hospital http://www.wwoz.org/blog/278051 <p>One of the most anticipated films at this year&#39;s <a href="http://www.neworleansfilmfestival.org/" target="_blank">The New Orleans Film Festival</a>, which wraps up this week: the documentary <i><a href="http://neworleansfilmsociety.org/film/info/2129/big-charity-the-death-of-americas-oldest-hospital" target="_blank">Big Charity: The Death of America&#39;s Oldest Hospital</a></i>, which reco</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/278051" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/278051#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:05:00 +0000 David Stafford 278051 at http://www.wwoz.org George Clinton Talks About His New Book, Jazz, Doo-Wop, and His Fight to Help Artists Win Copyright Battles http://www.wwoz.org/blog/276901 <p>Legendary producer, songwriter, vocalist, and Rock &amp; Roll Hall of Fame inductee George Clinton is known by many names: &quot;Dr. Funkenstein,&quot; the &quot;Atomic Dog,&quot; creator of P-Funk, leader of Parliament and Funkadelic, etc.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/276901" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/276901#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:50:00 +0000 Soul Sister 276901 at http://www.wwoz.org Joe Louis Walker, "Hornet's Nest" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/276821 <p>Check out Joe Louis Walker, who plays tomorrow, Saturday, October 18, at the <a href="http://www.wwoz.org/events/265751">2014 Crescent City Blues &amp; BBQ Festival</a>. This performance of &quot;Hornet&#39;s Nest,&quot; the title track from his most recent album, was recorded by KINK-FM in Portland, OR.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/276821" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/276821#comments WWOZ Latest Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:26:00 +0000 David Stafford 276821 at http://www.wwoz.org "The Cosimo Code:" Matassa's Awesome Work, All on One Site http://www.wwoz.org/blog/275151 <p>As most of you now know, legendary studio owner and recording engineer Cosimo Matassa passed away on September 11, 2014. WWOZ has dedicated some significant airtime to the fantastic contributions Matassa made to the New Orleans sound, as well as the development of rock&#39;n&#39;roll and R&amp;B in general, since his death a few weeks ago.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/275151" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/275151#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:34:00 +0000 Carrie Hadler 275151 at http://www.wwoz.org Rhythm Room Playlist 10 /18/14 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/277531 <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/277531" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/277531#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 05:11:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 277531 at http://www.wwoz.org Bobby Rush - I Ain't Studdin You (Live) http://www.wwoz.org/blog/276256 <p>Bobby Rush appears this Sunday, October 19, at the <a href="http://www.wwoz.org/events/265751">Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival</a>. Rush, a 50-year veteran of the stage, continues to be one of the most exciting and creative artists in the R&amp;B/blues arena.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/276256" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/276256#comments WWOZ Latest Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:21:00 +0000 David Stafford 276256 at http://www.wwoz.org