The New Orleans Society for Infectious Disease Awareness has announced their lineup for the Third Annual HIV Awareness Music Project (HAMP). This year it takes place on December 2nd at One Eyed Jacks, will feature a host of remarkable local artists including: Quintron and Miss Pussycat, Vockah Redu, and Meschiya Lake and her Lil' Big Horns.
Apple Barrel regular and bluesman about town, Coco Robicheaux, passed on the Friday after Thanksgiving, on Frenchmen St., where he was a beloved regular musician and friend. Two jazz funerals/second lines are currently planned to honor Mr. Robicheaux.
Get psyched! 'OZ'll be hosting our second annual birthday second line on December 3rd. We'll be gathering at the neutral ground at Elysian Fields and Chartres St. to start off our parade through the French Quarter. Later that night, meet us Uptown at Tipitina's for our birthday bash featuring Big Sam's Funky Nation and the Stooges Brass Band!
The 'OZ Outreach Krewe will be out in the historic Tremé neighborhood for the Tremé Creole Gumbo Fest and Jazz & Heritage Foundation Holiday Bazaar on December 10th, just in time to spread some holiday cheer! With music by the Rebirth Brass Band, Glen David Andrews and more, you'll have a swinging time!
Time to turn on the stove, slow cook that roux and heat up the house. This is an easy, hearty recipe featuring chicken and andouille sausage, with the holy trifecta and a roux. It's easy to make, you probably already have all the ingredients on hand, and you can whip this up to stay warm when it just too cold to leave the house.
On this week’s show, we enjoy the music of sisters Leah and Chloe from the band Rising Appalachia. We also check out an encore presentation of Ensemble Fatien, a New Orleans/West African musical hybrid.
Today's show features Saxophonist, Flautist, and Clarinetist Rex Gregory, a jazz musician whose philosophical ideas influence his compositions as much as his teachers and collaborators do. This show was recorded at a New Orleans night club called the Blue Nile.
On November 20, the best of the best sandwich shops and restaurants come out to Oak Street to celebrate the beloved Po-Boy with music, fun and (obviously) food! We'll be broadcasting live, so stay tuned and in the meantime, check out photos from last year.