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Congratulations to Your 2014 Class Got Brass Champs: St Augs

Tue, 03/25/14
Authored by David Stafford
From the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation held its third annual Class Got Brass competition – an opportunity for Louisiana high schools and middle schools to compete for more than $30,000 worth of instruments – on Sunday, Ma... Read more

Photos: Day 7 2014 Spring Membership Drive

Tue, 03/25/14
Authored by David Stafford
Photos of Day 7 of our Spring Pledge Party: Billy Iuso and the Restless Natives, Ingrid Lucia, and Christian Scott. Read more

The Willerm Delisfort Group in Port-au-Prince

Mon, 03/24/14
Authored by Maryse Déjean
Here's the third installment of our report from the Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival. In this installment, the focus is on the Willerm Delisfort Group. Check out the pictures, video, and interview. Read more

More Love Notes from Our Listeners!

Mon, 03/24/14
Authored by David Stafford
One of our favorite parts of Membership Drives is hearing from our listeners around the world, who are invited to share their comments about the station when they contribute and help us guard the groove. Here's a sampling: Like to thank Miss Sally for warming my heart on t... Read more

Photos: Congo Square New World Rhythm Festival

Mon, 03/24/14
Authored by David Stafford
Check out the gallery of photos below by WWOZ volunteer photographer Kichea S. Burt from this weekend's Congo Square New World Rhythm Festival in Armstrong Park. Or click thru and view them on our Flickr page. That's Spy Boy J'Wan Boudreaux, Monk Boudreaux' grandson, with a ... Read more

Photos: Day 6 2014 Spring Membership Drive

Mon, 03/24/14
Authored by David Stafford
Photos of Day 6 of our Spring Pledge Party:Kerry Grombacher and Kyoko McCrae. Read more

Check This out pt. 2

Sun, 03/23/14
Authored by Murf Reeves
         Billy Iuso – New Orleanian transplant by way of New York, Billy Iuso, self-taught guitar player and songwriter has been on the music scene for over 20 years.  Iuso’s first band, Brides of Jesus, formed in the early 90’s and was right in the heart of the genesis of ... Read more

Photos: Day 5 2014 Spring Membership Drive

Sun, 03/23/14
Authored by David Stafford
Photos of Day 4 of our Spring Pledge Party: Interactivo and Carnival Caravan. Read more

The Revivalists, "To Love Somebody"

Sun, 03/23/14
Authored by David Stafford
New Orleans rockers the Revivalists cover the Bee Gee's "To Love Somebody", recored in the Jam in the Van vehicle at the High Sierra Music Festival in Quincy, California last July.   . Read more

Photos: Day 4 2014 Spring Membership Drive

Sat, 03/22/14
Authored by David Stafford
Photos of Day 4 of our Vernal Pledge Party: The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jazz Band, Papa Mali, Alvin Youngblood Hart, and the Martin Krusche Trio. Read more

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