My first show of the year, on Saturday morning January 3, 2015 will feature
traditional jazz named for various New Orleans places, like Mahogany Hall
Stomp. I will discuss these places and how some of them influenced the jazz
we listen to today.
It's a golden age for archive access. Another unique collection is slowly
hitting the web, this time in the form of newspapers at the New Orleans
Digital News Paper Archive (NOLA DNA). Local preservationist Joseph Makkos is
the recipient of 30,000 tubes filled with Times-Pi...
Mangue Konde, Le Super Mandé
Bambara Mystic Soul: The Raw Sound of Burkina Faso
Zimbabwe Serenades Vol 3
Here Comes Santa Claus
Byron Lee & The Dragonaires
Christmas Party Time In The Tropics
Merry Christmas To You
"This is a New Orleans Christmas song," says Paul Sanchez, "Which means it
involves drinking...." Here's "I Got Drunk This Christmas," which appeared on
the Red Beans and Ricely Yours CD/DVD project, recorded live at Papa Roux’s
in Indianapolis in 2008.
This Friday, December 19, you're invited to WWOZ's 34th birthday celebration
at Tipitina's. Featuring Ivan Neville's Tribute to the Neville Brothers,
Davell Crawford's Tribute to James Booker, and ya girl - that's me! I'm sure
there will be lots of surprises that night. Onc...
Wandering minstrel Shine Delphi and and multi-instrumentalist blues musician
Blind Boy Paxton team up on "You're A Mean One Mr Grinch," the theme song
from the Dr. Seuss holiday TV classic. The footage here is from the recording
sessions for Best of Street New Orleans, Xmas...
If you are interested in seeing photos of guests of the Tuesday New Orleans
Music Show (and a few other OZ events) copy and paste my photo link. It's
Tuesday New Orleans Music Show 12/16/14
King Louie and the Loose Diamonds/ Jay Reatard last session
I'm Still Mad At You
The Melody Clouds
Blind Texas Marlin
Tonight on the Kitchen Sink 10 PM we'll have the annual James Booker Birthday
show! Nothing but the PIano Prince in all his genius and finery. Special
guest Bayou Maharajah director Lily Keber will be there to add scintillating
commentary and update us on the latest Lil' ...