Gregory Porter, Barbara Morrison and New Orleans' own Warren "Porgy" Jones will headline the next fabulous and free show in the Jazz & Heritage Foundation's Jazz Journey Concert Series. This incredible event will take place at 6:30pm on January 18th at Dillard University's Lawless Memorial Chapel. WWOZ will be there to broadcast the performance live!
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On today’s program, we jump into a car with the one and only 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 music, shoes, and Walter's music mentors. I also stop by Willie Mae’s Scotch House for a taste of food worthy of a James Beard Award.
"New Orleans by New Orleans" is a new book compiling non-fiction, fiction and original artwork by over 100 contributors from all ages and walks of life in the New Orleans community. There will be a release party for the book tonight (Tuesday, December 18) at the Jefferson Parish Public Library at 4747 W. Napolean Ave.
The Jazz & Heritage's Congo Square New World Rhythms festival will be back in Armstrong Park on March 23 & 24! We'll be broadcasting live from festival, which also features the Class Got Brass competition between local student brass bands. We can't imagine a better way to kickoff springtime than with New Orleans premiere world music and dance festival!