A three day celebration of the cuisine, culture and music of Louisiana, sponsored by the American Culinary Federation visiting chefs. With special musical performances and cooking demonstrations throughout the French Market, in honor of the resilience of Louisiana's people and environment.
Come with us for a visit to the Rock and Bowl, a unique bowling alley with an amazing history of live music performances. On this show, we check out some of the Rock and Bowl’s current and historical acts while taking a walk down memory lane with John Blancher, the owner of Rock and Bowl.
The "award-winning" étouffée recipe comes from L'Acadie Inn & Park in Eunice, owned by Kelly and Lance Pitre. It took second place in the Professional Division at the annual World Championship Crawfish Etouffee Cook-off last year. The Pitres are considered real Cajun cooking pros, and have also landed several winning titles throughout the years.
Multi-instrumentalist Carlos Malta is in town. The sax and flute virtuoso is performing at UNO on Wednesday and will also perform two sets at Snug Harbor Thursday. WWOZ will broadcast the second set LIVE in case you are unable to attend.
One of Brazil's most respected musicians, Malta is a composer, performer, arranger, band leader and music educator who has performed all over the world.
Sign up to be part of the third annual Community Day of Service, hosted by the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation and WWOZ, in collaboration with the St. Bernard Project, to rebuild homes lost in Katrina, on the Tuesday between Jazz Fest weekends.
In just a few weeks, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage festival will be taking place. At the same time, music will be in full funky throttle all over the city. Today’s show, All That Chaz, features music both inside and outside the gates of the Jazz Fest.
On Thursday, April 21st, Jelly Roll Justice will have as special guests on "Jazz From the Market", the great jazz educator Mr. Carl Blouin, Sr. and one of his former students, trumpeter extraordinaire Leroy Jones.