In this clip from a 1974 episode of Soul Train, the Isley Brothers do two
songs: "That Lady" from the seminal 3+3 album (1973), and the title track
from Live It Up (1974). There's a lot to love here: host Don Cornelius's
introduction, Ernie Isley going all Jimi Hendrix (bot...
If you didn't catch jazz-soul-funk pianist Nigel Hall the other day at French
Quarter Fest (see the photo above), he'll be appearing at WWOZ's Piano Night
on April 28.
Below, he does a solo version of the Soulive song "Never Know" at the
MoBoogie Loft in Denver in 2010.
WWOZ Morning Set DJ Mark LaMaire will host a record/clothing sale at his
house on Saturday, April 19 from 9 AM until 4 PM. Proceeds from the sale
will benefit One World Family International, a non-profit responsible for
sending dozens of Burmese refugee children to school ...
Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses look like they're having a great time in the
latest Bloody Sunday Session (see below) video, and it's just as much fun to
"Ferryman", an original Nealand composition, appears on the season two Treme
soundtrack. And who knew? In additi...
From last Saturday night's midnight to 3am show, the video of Jamie's on-air
Because roots music and gravity are both down-to-earth and taken for granted;
except Saturday at midni...
He played yesterday afternoon at French Quarter Fest, so here's a little Dr.
John to mark the occasion. It's the official video for "Revolution" from
Locked Down", filmed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music by Reid Long.
Along with all the fantastic music, there are some great special events at
French Quarter Fest this weekend (April 10-13). In particular, there's a
great lineup of films and speakers, all of which are, like the rest of FQF,
Film Festival at French Quarter Fest...
If you're registered at wwoz.org, please change your password to protect your
data against an internet-wide security vulnerability called the "Heartbleed"
bug. The Heartbleed bug affects the OpenSSL framework, which run is by about
two-thirds of the servers on the internet,...
Robin Barnes performs tomorrow, April 11, on the "Esplanade in the Shade" at
the Mint during French Quarter Fest 2014, from which WWOZ will be live
broadcasting. Here she is doing "What a Wonderful World" at the New Orleans
Meet David Paquette, one of the players at this year's Piano Night. Here he
is doing Irving Berlin's "Walking Stick & Something"; there's some
biographical information below.
From Paquette's Reverbnation page:
David Paquette is an International Jazz Pianist whose care...