To everyone in the WWOZ community, we say a big thank you for all the love and support! Enclosed find a Thanksgiving letter from the General Manager at WWOZ, David Freedman, on the importance of the people that make up the 'OZ family. Need a good Louisiana-style recipe? Check out the archive!
On Saturday, Dec. 4, enjoy an afternoon of free kids activities, live music and pictures with Saint Nicholas in Dutch Alley. Don't miss the annual Christmas parade sponsored by Downtown Development District. Christmas on Jackson Square is nearby with retail specials, Santa visits and more all day.
On Friday, November 26th, the French Market's Annual Tribute to Tuba Fats includes over 20 tuba players in and around the French Market area, playing from 1:00-8:00 p.m.! Starting at 5:00 p.m., the weekly “Fridays at the French Market” features a celebrity jam with tuba players and fellow musicians at the Farmers Market.
As 2011 closes and we ring in 2012, we've been busy compiling show hosts' favorite albums into a list for your perusal. Check out our recommendations to add to your collection of New Orleans, Jazz and Heritage music.
Remember the best of 2010 with show hosts' favorite CDs of the year, compiled especially for you, our loyal listeners. Check out our recommendations to add to your collection of New Orleans, Jazz and Heritage music.
On November 19th, Albert "Gentleman June" Gardner passed away. Known by his friends and onstage as June Gardner, he was one of a small group of band leaders that lead from the back, behind the drums, or the "boom boom" as he would call them. The memorial service will be held on December 2.
Come to Washington Artillery Park on November 18, at 6 p.m. to participate in the French Market Tree Lighting. Enjoy classical music, costumed carolers, holiday cocktails and more. Afterwards join the Santa Second Line to Dutch Alley for music by Cullen Landry and the Midnight Streetcar.