WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en Ray Charles, Live in Madrid, 1975 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/260511 <p>For your weekend viewing pleasure: a vintage 1975 Madrid show by Ray Charles and the Ray Charles Orchestra. The show begins with an extended instrumental set by the Orchestra, with the genius himself taking the stage at about the 30-minute mark. The Orchestra is excellent, but feel free to skip ahead.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/260511" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/260511#comments WWOZ Latest Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:06:00 +0000 David Stafford 260511 at http://www.wwoz.org The Avett Brothers, "Souls Like the Wheels" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/260506 <p>Indie-roots-bluegrass folkies the Avett Brothers perform &quot;Souls Like the Wheels&quot; live in the attic of their headquarters in Concord, North Carolina last December. The song first appeared on their 2008 EP <i>The Second Gleam</i>; a live version appears on their most recent album, <i>Magpie and the Dandelion</i>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/260506" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/260506#comments WWOZ Latest Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:28:00 +0000 David Stafford 260506 at http://www.wwoz.org 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