Check out New Orleanian Alois Maxwell "Al" Hirt (1922-1999), playing his horn during a December 16, 1970 episode of Johnny Cash's musical variety show. The pace here is brisk: Hirt does 3 songs in 4min, 21sec. First, there's a quick "I Walk the Line" with Cash, followed by two songs by Hirt and his band.
Banu Gibson & the New Orleans Hot Jazz Orchestra with a 1986 cover of Jellyroll Morton's "Milenberg Joys". The occasion was the Saint Louis National Ragtime and Classic Jazz Festival from the Goldenrod Showboat; KETC Channel 9 in Saint Louis shot the video.
WWOZ is hosting six college interns this summer. These highly motivated young people are: Ishan Allen, James Bullard, Olivia Broslawsky, Benjamin Russell, Candace Crawford, and Lily Wasserman. The interns are acquiring hands-on experience in various aspects of radio, and their major project is a multimedia presentation exploring music lovers’ perceptions of what jazz is in New Orleans.
Here's a video version of Sarah Quintana's humorous paean to riz au lait (AKA rice pudding, a classic French comfort food) from her 2012 album World Has Changed. In this version she's accompanied by "found" precussion instruments: pots and pans in the kitchen of Huh! Restaurant in Metairie, where the video was filmed.
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.