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Trumpet Black: In His Own Words

Thu, 05/07/15
Authored by David Stafford
Before his sad, untimely death last week, Travis "Trumpet Black" Hill was collaborating with film maker James Demaria on a documentary. The videos below consist of clips recorded for that project. They are little tough to watch in places, but definitely worth 15 minutes of ... Read more

WWOZ Presents "Marley" 5/10 at Indywood

Wed, 05/06/15
Authored by Carrie Booher
WWOZ has partnered with Indywood Cinema for a series of music documentaries on the second Sunday of each month this spring. This month's feature is "Marley," showing on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 7:00pm. "Marley" is, of course, all about music innovator Bob Marley. First relea... Read more

Feufollet, "Tired of Your Tears"

Wed, 05/06/15
Authored by David Stafford
Feufollet, the Cajun/Americana quintet from Lafayette, does "Tired of Your Tears" from the 2015 album Two Universes (now available on vinyl).  According to band member Kelli Jones-Savoy this video is "a comical view of a day in the life of a photographer who is simply fed u... Read more

Piano Night 2015 Photo Highlights

Wed, 05/06/15
Authored by David Stafford
Here's a few of our favorite photos from Piano Night, which happened on Monday, April 27. For many more photos, click here: PIANO NIGHT PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS.Nigel Hall. Photo by Kichea S. Burt.Conun Pappas.. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee. Read more

Recently during the Friday Morning Set, May 1, 2015, 6 to 9 a.m...

Tue, 05/05/15
Authored by Raymond Kent
Playlist for The Soul Ride, May 1st, 2015 Read more

Zydeco "Beast of Burden" at Festival International de Louisiane

Mon, 05/04/15
Authored by David Stafford
A uniquely zydeco take on the 1978 Rolling Stones hit "Beast of Burden" at last month's Festival International de Louisiane in Lafayette. The video is credited to "Buckwheat Zydeco & Friends" but the legendary Stanley Dural makes only a brief cameo at the end. The players a... Read more

Stay Connected: WWOZ on Social Media

Mon, 05/04/15
Authored by Carrie Booher
WWOZ is on a variety of social media networks. Follow, like, tweet, share, pin, and join in any and all other forms of interacting with us! Read more

Jazz Fest 2015, Saturday May 2 Photo Highlights

Sun, 05/03/15
Authored by David Stafford
Here's a few of our favorite photos from Day 6 (Saturday, May 2) of Jazz Fest, and for a whole bunch more, click here: JAZZ FEST PHOTOS HIGHLIGHTS. Royal Southern Brotherhood.  Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee. Big Chief Trouble and Trouble Nation. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsb... Read more

BILL'S 2015 JAZZ FEST PICKS - DAY VII

Sun, 05/03/15
Authored by Bill DeTurk
  As the Dirty Dozen Brass Band with Dr. John would tell you, “It’s All Over Now.” However, as is usually the case at the unchallenged greatest music and culture event on the planet, there is way too much to see before 7:00 this eve: I’m starting the day with George Porte... Read more

Jazz Fest 2015, Friday May 1 Photo Highlights

Sat, 05/02/15
Authored by David Stafford
Here's a few of our favorite photos from Day 5 (Friday, May 1) of Jazz Fest, and for a whole bunch more, click here: JAZZ FEST PHOTOS HIGHLIGHTS. Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra at Jazz Fest. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee.  Hardhead Hunters at Jazz Fest. Photo... Read more

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