Tune in Wednesday night February 10th at 10:00 p.m. as Ben Jaffe will be in the Studio spinning songs off the upcoming release as well as playing the original recording of the songs and I'm sure he'll have plenty of stories about producing this project!
Tune in to the the February 9th New Orleans Music Show from 11 until 2 pm for the annual Mardi Gras Indian Show. We will feature three hours of some of the most unique music to come out of the Crescent City. Special guests will include Mardi Gras Indians from several gangs and long-time WWOZ host John Sinclair.
Maria Neckam is a singer and songwriter from New York, who was born in Austria and has also lived in the Netherlands. When Maria moved to New York in 2005, she hit the music scene with great success. Since then she has been working as one of the most innovative musicians on the scene. Maria often tours the United States and Europe from her home base in Brooklyn.
It is the morning of the second full day of the IBC here in Memphis and what a ride. Wed night the International showcase was fantastic, a concert with all of the acts from outside of the US. 12 countries are represented from 5 continents. I was most impressed with the duo from Germany. Last night the first round of the semi-finals.
In honor of the 101st anniversary of the birth of one Mr. Danny Barker - musician, author, teacher, writer, griot, and just general MAN of New Orleans music, the five part Danny Barker Radio Series will air on 90.7 FM New Orleans, WWOZ, www.wwoz.org. This will happen on the Kitchen Sink show 1/12/10 from 10 PM to Midnight CST.
The satirical Krewe du Vieux Carre parade will take place on Saturday, January 30, 2010, rolling through the Marigny and French Quarter. The King of KdV for 2010 will be hisself the music legend Dr. John, with Priestess Miriam Chamani reigning as Queen.
In typical KdV fashion this years theme "All Fired Up" is in reference to the August 4 fire that caused damage to the KdV den.