Team 'OZ will participate in the Crescent City Fall Classic 5K on November 8! Follow the link for sign up information. WWOZ can raise $3000 for the most non-profit entrants in the Fall Classic 5-K, $1500 for the 2nd-most, and $750 for the 3rd-most.
Ivan Neville and the New Orleans Social Club offer up a funky version of the Creedence Clearwater Revival classic "Fortunate Son", from their Austin City Limits appearance in October 2006. The song originally appeared on CCR's 1969 album Willy and the Poor Boys.
Paramount records was integral to the development of jazz and blues music in the United States. Founded in 1917 as a furniture store that included phonograph players in their furniture sales, Paramount quickly morphed into one of the most important record labels in American history.
Brand new video, just published this week: New Orleans-based funk-rock band Flow Tribe performs "Back And Forth," a track from their new Alligator White EP, live at Tipitina's. Flow Tribe will be playing at Voodoo Fest on November 1.
For your weekend viewing pleasure, fifty-four minutes of selected tracks from a Grateful Dead show recorded on November 24, 1978 at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ. Among the songs included here are: "Estimated Prophet," "Shakedown Street," "Ollin Arageed," "Fire On The Mountain," and "Sugar Magnolia."
WWOZ will be live broadcasting the Jazz Foundation of America's "A Great Night in Harlem" from the Apollo Theater on October 24 at 8:30 Eastern/7:30 Central. This event features some of the world's finest musicians, working together to raise money for the JFA's Jazz Musicians Emergency Fund. Herbie Hancock will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award.