WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en Dr. John, "Ice Age" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/285911 <p>On this day (November 21) in 1940, one Malcolm John &quot;Mac&quot; Rebennack was born in New Orleans. Happy birthday, Dr. John!</p> <p>This is the official live video for &quot;Ice Age&quot; from Dr. John&#39;s 2012 album <i>Locked Down</i>. It was filmed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, with a band that features The Black Keys guitarist Dan Auerbach, who produced the album.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/285911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/285911#comments WWOZ Latest Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:45:00 +0000 David Stafford 285911 at http://www.wwoz.org Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, "Frosty" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/285886 <p>Clarence &quot;Gatemouth&quot; Brown demonstrates his unique and influential approach to the electric guitar on Albert Collins&#39; signature tune, &quot;Frosty.&quot; This performance was recorded at the Maple Leaf in New Orleans on February 4, 1984.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/285886" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/285886#comments WWOZ Latest Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:07:00 +0000 David Stafford 285886 at http://www.wwoz.org New Orleans Fringe Festival: Nov. 19-23 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/285191 <p>The New Orleans Fringe Festival, held each November, launches again tonight with a wide and varied selection of theater and performances. Fringe is a worldwide movement that was started in Scotland in 1947 when eight performing groups were excluded from the mainstream annual arts festival in Edinburgh.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/285191" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/285191#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:16:00 +0000 Carrie Hadler 285191 at http://www.wwoz.org Kid Thomas Band at Preservation Hall: "Tiger Rag" (1982) http://www.wwoz.org/blog/285156 <p>Kid Thomas Valentine&#39;s band performs &quot;Tiger Rag&quot; at Preservation Hall on May 17, 1982, shot by Alan Lomax, the great collector of 20th century American folk music, and his crew. Kid Thomas&#39; career as a New Orleans band leader lasted some six decades, from the 1920s to the 1980s. He passed away in 1987.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/285156" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/285156#comments WWOZ Latest Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:50:00 +0000 David Stafford 285156 at http://www.wwoz.org Marc Stone Band, "Every Dog Got His Day" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/284816 <p>WWOZ&#39;s Marc Stone pays tribute to his mentor Eddie Bo by covering the 1960 cut &quot;Every Dog Got His Day&quot; at the 2014 Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival. Catch him on &#39;OZ on &quot;The Soul Serenade with Marc Stone&quot; on Tuesdays from 2-4p at 90.7FM and wwoz.org.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/284816" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/284816#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:13:00 +0000 David Stafford 284816 at http://www.wwoz.org Thank You, Team 'OZ! http://www.wwoz.org/blog/284386 <div>Team WWOZ flourished in the Fall Classic 5K on Saturday, November 8!</div><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/284386" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/284386#comments Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:10:00 +0000 Dave Ankers 284386 at http://www.wwoz.org Block Party Playlist 11/15/14 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/284801 <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="border" style="border-style: solid; border-color: rgb(102, 102, 102); border-collapse: collapse; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal;" width="100px"> <tbody> <tr> <th style="vertical-align: top; padding: 5px; border-right-style: solid; border-right-color: rgb(255, 255, 2</tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/284801" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/284801#comments Sat, 15 Nov 2014 02:14:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 284801 at http://www.wwoz.org Rhythm Room Playlist 11/14/14 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/284776 <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/284776" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/284776#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 06:13:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 284776 at http://www.wwoz.org Interview with vocalist Sarah Peterson of Smoking Time Jazz Club http://www.wwoz.org/blog/283821 <p>New Orleans has a long and storied history of female musicians.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/283821" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/283821#comments Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:28:00 +0000 Carrie Hadler 283821 at http://www.wwoz.org Doreen Ketchens, Three Songs at WWOZ http://www.wwoz.org/blog/283731 <p>&quot;Queen Clarinet&quot; Doreen Ketchens, Lawrence Ketchens and Paul Kemnitz perform a 20+ minute set of three songs at WWOZ during the Fall 2014 Membership Drive.</p> <p>The songs are:<br /> &quot;This Train&quot;<br /> &quot;The House of the Rising Sun&quot; - starts at 5:18<br /> &quot;Cabaret&quot; - starts at 14:36</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/283731" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/283731#comments WWOZ Latest Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:24:00 +0000 David Stafford 283731 at http://www.wwoz.org