Songhoy Blues are a "desert blues" band from Timbuktu, Mali. The songs
presented here are from a record call Music in Exile, which is literally
true: the members of the band were driven from their homes by Islamists bent
on a strict interpretation of sharia law, which inclu...
WWOZ brings the sounds of New Orleans to the world through our live
broadcasts. Our festival broadcasts are some of the most popular programming
we have, and bringing you to the big festivals like Jazz Fest and French
Quarter Fest require a lot of moving parts, a focused te...
The Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island is one of the longest-running and
most famous festivals in the country. Founded in 1959 by Pete Seeger,
Theodore Bikel, Oscar Brand, and Albert Grossman, Newport has served as a
launching pad for the careers of many greats, includin...
Tshollela Moya Wa Hao
Mahlathini Nezintombi Zomgqashiyo
Dithoriso Tsa Morena
A Toi Mado
B2-Love And Happiness
Gregory James Edition
Prophets Of Soul (1973)
The Creator Has A Master Plan
Some jazz for your weekend: an hour+ of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
regular Dr. Lonnie Smith playing live with his trio (including guitarist
Jonathan Kreiberg and drummer Jamire Williams) at the Lamantin Jazz Festival
in Szombathely, Hungary in June 2011.
Over two nights last month, trumpeter Mark Rapp and alto-saxophone great Wess
"Warmdaddy" Anderson presented Mark Rapp's Good Eats at two of New Orleans'
premier jazz clubs: the Prime Example and Snug Harbor. Recognizing Sweet Papa
Lou Donaldson as one of the pivotal compos...
Satchmo Summer Fest, the annual summer festival honoring the late, great Louis Armstrong, is happening from Friday, July 31 to Sunday, August 2. Satchmo SummerFest features local music with a focus on contemporary and traditional jazz and brass bands. The community festival al...
Like many musicians in New Orleans, the members of the Tin Men have a lot
going on. Percussionist/vocalist Washboard Chaz is also part of the Washboard
Chaz Trio, Palmetto Bug Stompers, and Washboard Rodeo. Chaz is also known for
the annual Chaz Fest he puts on in the Bywat...