This episode we jump in the car with Walter 'Wolfman' Washington for a hour of not just music but also a road trip to a local clothing store. Tune in as we drive and talk about where he got his style, shoes, and music mentors. We also swing by Willie Mae’s Scotch House for a taste of southern food worthy of a James Beard Award.
This week we jump in the car with Walter 'Wolfman' Washington for an hour of not just music but also a road trip to a local clothing store. Tune in as we drive and talk about where he got his style, shoes, and his music mentors.
Rebirth Brass Band will appear live at the Louisiana Music Factory (421 Frenchmen) on July 1 starting at 7p. Pick up your vinyl copy of Rebirth's latest, Move Your Body. Stop by the WWOZ Swamp Shop stand inside LMF while you're there! And if you can't make it, check out WWOZ's live broadcast.
From the intimate confines of the Jam in the Van vehicle, Glen David Andrews rips and rocks through three tracks: "I Can Do Bad All By Myself", "Guilded Splinters", and the Satchmo standard "What a Wonderful World".
In the summer of 1989, Van Morrison was travelling in Greece with a film crew, making the documentary One Irish Rover. One sunny day, he was joined in Athens by Bob Dylan, who'd just ended a European tour.
This week, we welcome Dayna Kurtz to the city, her new and arguably ancestral home, and enjoy a full hour of music recorded live at Chickie Wah Wah on Canal Street with guitarist Robert Mache. We also meet up with Dayna, over a bottle of red wine, to talk about everything from her first song and raiding her sibling’s record collection.
Born in the Mississippi Delta near Clarksdale, blues legend Eddie James "Son" House (1902-1988) spent a good deal of his childhood in Louisiana, eventually in Algiers/New Orleans, but first near Tallulah in Madison Parish. His brief introduction to "Preaching the Blues" in the video below recounts an episode from young adulthood in adjacent East Carroll Parish.