The great Walter 'Wolfman' Washington just celebrated his 70th Birthday, so we're jumping in the car with him for an hour of not just music but also a road trip to a local clothing store. We also stop by Willie Mae’s Scotch House for a taste of food worthy of a James Beard Award. Another cause for celebration is WWOZ's recent 33rd Birthday.
The great Walter 'Wolfman' Washington just celebrated his 70th Birthday, so we're jumping in the car with him 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.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation presents its 3rd annual MLK Weekend Jazz Journey concert on Friday, Jan. 17, at Dillard's Lawless Memorial Chapel. Performing will be the world-famous post-bop saxophone legend Kenny Garrett and his quintet, as well as singer/songwriter/guitarist Raul Midón. Admission is free. No advance tickets are available. Seating is by general admission.
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.
This program requires an appetite, as we sample four different Po-Boys at Mahony’s with Chef Jason Sanders. We start off with the Peacemaker, a sandwich with fried oysters, bacon and cheese and work our way through to the alligator sausage po-boy with a smokey tomato mustard sauce. Alvin ‘Youngblood’ Hart’s Muscle Theory provides the two full sets of music and interviews.
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 cheer this holiday season.