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The year-end list -- best of the year music show

Thu, 12/26/13
Authored by Raymond Kent
    In doing my weekly show I have come to realize that the more Nola-centric I make my playlist, the more my listeners like it.  So I’ve split the year-end list into two parts.  First the best of the year from New Orleans musical artists, and then the best of the year from... Read more

Sound Clash Round 9

Wed, 12/25/13
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Join Brice Nice and Alski for another musical showdown. As usual the only rule is staying in the groove. Read more

2013 in One Hundred Photos

Mon, 12/23/13
Authored by David Stafford
We're blessed with an extremely talented set of volunteer photographers. Check our their incredible work (along with some by 'OZ staff): 100 photos from 2013 That's a Flickr set containing one hundred of our favorite photos from 2013's in-studio performances, festivals, para... Read more

Washboard Chaz Playing Jingle Bells to His Grand-daughter

Sat, 12/21/13
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
This is beyond cute. Evie his granddaughter hugs him at the end which is mimicked by the unrelated boy.   https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10202509398434576&comment_id=7102133&offset=0&total_comments=12¬if_t=video_reply       Read more

Holiday Music: the Dukes of Dixieland, "Christmas Time in New Orleans" & "Dat You Santa Claus?"

Fri, 12/20/13
Authored by David Stafford
The Dukes of Dixieland recorded a song about 'OZ during our last membership drive; here they are with a pair of seasonal tunes: "Christmas Time in New Orleans" & "Dat You Santa Claus?" Per the band's YouTube channel, these Christmas songs were recorded last year at the New ... Read more

New Music Video: Cyril Neville, "Working Man"

Wed, 12/18/13
Authored by David Stafford
From his recent Magic Honey release, Cyril Neville covers a Canadian guitar rock classic: Rush's "Working Man," with Royal Southern Brotherhood's Mike Zito and New Orleans legend Cranston Clements on guitar.   Read more

Eat, Drink, Swing, and Be Merry on Wednesday Night.

Tue, 12/17/13
Authored by Soul Sister
If you're in New Orleans on the night of Wednesday, December 18, I'm inviting you to come out and celebrate the holidays at my first-ever Swingin' Holiday Party. Feel free to bring friends, because this party is for everyone. It's just my way of sharing gratitude and good c... Read more

Music Video: Beau Jocque, "Beau Jocque Boogie"

Tue, 12/17/13
Authored by David Stafford
Here's 1990s legend, the late Beau Jocque (born Andrus J. Espre, 11/1/1953 - 9/10/1999), with one of the biggest selling songs in Zydeco history, "Beau Jocque Boogie". "Beau Jocque" (Creole for Big Guy) was a 35-year-old electrician, injured and temporarily paralyzed, when ... Read more

Coconut Quatro Leche' Cake

Mon, 12/16/13
Authored by Big D
I prepared a cake for the desert table during the WWOZ holiday/birthday party last Friday. Many people expressed to me how much they enjoyed the cake, asked for the recipe and even offer to purchase one for an upcoming party. SO.... If you would like the recipe please email... Read more

Coconut Quatro Leche' Cake

Mon, 12/16/13
Authored by Big D
I prepared a cake for the desert table during the WWOZ holiday/birthday party last Friday. Many people expressed to me how much they enjoyed the cake, asked for the recipe and even offer to purchase one for an upcoming party. SO.... If you would like the recipe please email... Read more

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