The Don "Moose" Jamison Heritage School of Music is a free education program of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation. It offers weekly instruction in jazz performance and theory by some of the best musicians and educators in the city. Auditions for Spring 2013 will take place on Saturday, January 12.
Grace & Mercy follows the tireless work of Marie Jose Poux, who runs an orphanage responsible for over 60 children, and her brother, Ben Constant, who is 'Mayor' of one of the largest tent cities in Port-au-Prince.
This isn't your ordinary cornbread, but we'd still call it a side. So make some fancy pants seafood cornbread and then match it up with one of delicious recipes from the archives. Chicken and sausage jambalaya? Maybe in lieu of the french bread for Shrimp Mosca? Think about it. We're not pressuring you, but why would you say no?
As if a Saints win wasn't enough, the LSU Tigers take on the Alabama Roll Tide tonight for the BCS National Championship. No matter which bar, dive, or venue you watch the game, let's hope for another win at the 'Dome!
2011 saw its share of ups and downs, but the music was always in the stratosphere. We hope you enjoyed the music as much as we did, and we're counting on you to keep listening to 'OZ and supporting New Orleans music in 2012 (think of 2012 not as an apocalyptic end of the world explosion, but a big bang of music!).
WWOZ will be broadcasting live from The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation's Jazz Journey, a concert featuring the legendary song stylist Rene Marie, along with some of New Orleans' greatest female jazz singers: Germaine Bazzle and Betty Shirley on January 13th at 7:00 p.m.! So tune in at 90.7 fm or online at wwoz.org!