On any given night in New Orleans, you’re likely to find a place with live music and free food. Sometimes it’s red beans and trad jazz, other times it’s BBQ and the blues. On this week’s program, it’s curry and the Pocket brass of Magnetic Ear. To sweeten up the pot, we join Martin in his kitchen as he prepares the curry for his band mates and audience. Read more.
2014 Piano Night happens April 28 at the House of Blues New Orleans, and Ellis will be in the building! Check him out doing "Love for Sale" at the Vitoria-Gasteiz Jazz Festival in July 1992. Vitoria-Gasteiz is the second largest city in the Basque region of Spain.
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The Sync Up Conference, held during Jazz Fest at NOMA in City Park, is New Orleans’ top forum for entertainment industry leaders, covering music, film and digital media from the perspective of independent artists. Sync Up is free but requires pre-registration. You can also watch Sync Up live streaming in real-time video here at WWOZ.org, starting at 10 a.m. CST every day of the conference.
This program requires an appetite, as we sample four different Po-Boys at Mahony’s with Chef Jason Sanders. We start off with the Peacemaker, and work our way through to the alligator sausage po-boy. We also hear Alvin ‘Youngblood’ Hart’s Muscle Theory recorded live the French Quarter Fest 2013