Earlier this year, Smithsonian Folkways acquired Arhoolie Records, a label
that released more than 350 albums in various formats starting in 1960. The
incredible Arhoolie catalog is available again, now from Smithsonian
Folkways, streaming and on CD. Arhoolie is known for "...
The long-awaited Historic New Orleans Collection publication of Danny
Barker's 1986 autobiography A Life In Jazz is a real treat for both lovers
traditional jazz and students of New Orleans history. This 2016 edition
expands upon the earlier printing by including nearly two...
The latest from New Orleans native Mia Borders packs a soulful punch. Fever
Dreams shines with Borders' unique modern R&B sound while integrating
heartfelt storytelling. Heralded locally and nationally as a great talent,
Borders has been featured on AXS.tv’s coverage of The...
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2 People Get Ready The Persuasions 03:34 Man, Oh Man:
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3 Am I Asking Too Much? Naomi She...
1) Flu season is coming up and the New Orleans Musicians Clinic and Tales of
the Cocktail have teamed up with Walgreens to offer another round of
Shots4Shots, an event with free flu shots for local musicians, performers,
and service industry workers. If you fit in either of...
Playlist, November 18th, 2016
Nevilles Healing Chant from “Yellow Moon”
Ray Charles “Let`s Go Get Stoned” from Anthology
Ray Charles “Heaven Help Us All (Gladys Knight” from Genius Love Company
Abbey Lincoln “Blue Monk” from Abbey Sings Abbey
Nine Times Social Aid & Pleasure Club stepped out last Sunday, Novemebr 20
with 9 Superior Ladies, Original Lady Nine Times, and the 9 Times Selective
Ladies and our video team was on the scene along St. Claude Avenue. Check out
some of the highlights here.
The Asylum Chorus is back combining their a capella style with the laid
back, street-funk, electric church mood of New Orleans with their fourth full
release Take A Piece. Released on November 15 and recorded at Esplanade
Studios, Take A Piece is a display of the Asylum Ch...
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WWOZ is participating in the global #GivingTuesday event this year, a global
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Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in...
Photographer and longtime WWOZ contributor Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee has been in
the streets this second line season, capturing some of the moments that make
Sundays in New Orleans extra special. Check out these highlights from the
Black Men of Labor second line parade on Sunday...