New Orleans soul singer Nigel Hall released his latest album, "Ladies and Gentlemen... Nigel Hall" earlier this month on Feel Music Group/Round Hill Music. Hall displays incredible range throughout the album, which is full of Hall's signature smooth vocals and keyboard skills.
Elsa Hahne and Golden G. Richard III's exhibition of 29 music photos, "Blood, Sweat & Hair," opened at the Jazz & Heritage Gallery (1205 N. Rampart) on Saturday, November 14 and will be running through Friday, December 18. The 29 photos are a retrospective of music images captured over the years by the photography duo.
Oak Street Po-Boy Fest returns this Sunday, November 22 with live music and, of course, copious amounts of delicious po-boys. The festival runs through the Oak St. business corridor, from Carrollton to Eagle.
We're excited to introduce a new feature for our listeners: a two-week archive of WWOZ shows. All of our regular shows are now available for your streaming pleasure, on-demand for two weeks after their original air dates. Want to hear funk on Sunday morning, or one of our Monday-Friday Trad Jazz shows on the weekend? Now you can: listen to your favorite WWOZ shows whenever you want.
Love for Allen Toussaint and his music runs deep throughout the world. People in a few other cities in the U.S. have been in contact to let us know that they are hosting events to honor his life and legacy. These are unofficial events organized by loving fans and open to all who wish to celebrate Mr. Toussaint.