Guitarist John Scofield will visit WWOZ at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 21 to chat with T.R. Johnson on Jazz from the French Market. Catch Sco' with the Piety Street Band (Jon Cleary, George Porter Jr., & Terence Higgins) this Saturday at Tipitina's.
My jazz education involved mostly artists who played instruments, not vocalists. There were really only three vocalists who were deemed by my mentor to be worthy of intense study: Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan.
Drew Landry says it "isn't about me", it's about a song and a benefit. It's about saving South Louisiana and the Gulf Coast from washing away. It's about standing up for the people that are the real America, not the greed that leeches the life from the land. It's about getting his message out to the world.
This recipe for Louisiana Buffalo Shrimp comes from Chef Brent Applewhite from Refuel Café in New Orleans. If you like the recipe, then check out Louisiana Cookin' magazine. Subscribe with the promotion code wwoz2010, and they'll donate $5 to WWOZ.
The Southern Food and Beverage Museum (SoFAB) will host "New Orleans con Sabor Latino," a multimedia exhibit celebrating the influence of Latino cuisine on the food culture of New Orleans. The next related event is a cooking demonstration with Chef Adolfo Garcia on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 2-4 p.m.