I have been missing for two weeks and will be out for one more week. The last two I had work that kept me away from the city on Wednesday. This week while I will be working during the day I will be on Beale Street each evening for The International Blues Challenge. IBC is the largest gathering of blues band in the world.
Susan Robeson, granddaughter of the late, great Paul Robeson will be in WWOZ's studio Thursday morning to talk about her grandfather's life and music, & honoring his legacy through the Paul Robeson Foundation.
Tune in to the Traditional Jazz Show Thursday 9- 11 AM New Orleans time on WWOZ 90.7 FM.
The feature-length music documentary "Duct Tape Messiah" comes to Chickie Wah Wah on Saturday, January 21, 2012. The film captures the life of legendary Texan crooner Blaze Foley, who died homeless and with no official albums released. Since his murder in 1989, Foley's music has been covered by Wilie Nelson, Merle Haggard, John Prine, Lyle Lovett, Nancy Griffith, and more.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 - 10:00pm - Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 12:00am
The KItchen Sink Tone Scientists of Ecstatic Space will bring you the annual Sun Ra New Years Party on WWOZ. At least 2 hours of Sun Ra from the over 60 recordings that the Scientists have accumulated. Expect Space, Time, Jazz, Space Time Jazz, and the Astro Infinity Arkestra from the limitless repetoire of Sun Ra. Doo Wop, Swing, Avant Garde - it will all be here. And a