WWOZ Family, for those of you who did not know Diana Pinckley passed away last week. She was not only one of WWOZ’s most generous supporters but also an active volunteer at the station. The Times-Picayune did a wonderful article about her life and her involvement within the community we wanted to share with y’all. She will be missed greatly.
What do you get when you assign 15 Nola filmmakers a city street corner and give them 3 weeks to write, shoot and edit a 5 minute slice-of-life film? You get "Where Y'at? Hello" a feature length film that will be premiered Saturday, September 29th at 9pm at One Eyed Jacks. The film is one of many Timecode:NOLA events happening this weekend at venues all over New Orleans.
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Today's show features Saxophonist, Flautist and Clarinet player Rex Gregory, a jazz musician whose philosophical ideas influence his compositions as much as his teachers and collaborators do. This show was recorded at the Blue Nile.
In backyards across New Orleans, the 100 members of BYO gather to tell stories that are live, unscripted, and true to the teller. Last Saturday night, we featured a recording of Elizabeth Steeby's story of guns, guts and a woman's rite of passage.
Brass-a-palooza anyone? Come on out this Friday, September 28 for "Beats of the Streets" at Loyola, a day of music, film & conversation dedicated to New Orleans' Brass Band tradition including performances by Dirty Dozen, Young Tuxedo, and Baby Boyz Brass Bands.
WWOZ will be broadcasting this incredible night of music live from Carnegie Hall in New York City on Monday, October 8th at 7pm CDT. Joined by Aaron Neville, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Branford Marsalis, to name a few, and hosted by Soledad O'Brien, don't miss out as Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra wow the Big Apple with the sounds of New Orleans!
Pulled pork, Keb Mo, ribs, Little Freddie King, brisket, Ironing Board Sam and the list goes on! We'll be broadcasting live for you out of towners, but the rest of you need to get yo'selves on down to Lafayette Square for the last day of Crescent City Blues & BB. Come visit us at the WWOZ tent, and join in some BBQ fueled bootie shaking!