From gift memberships, member discounts at local stores, Brass Passes, and tickets to win an autographed Vespa, to all the WWOZ goodies available at our online Swamp Shop, WWOZ is the perfect place to do your last-minute holiday shopping.
See what's going on at the station during the 3-day Holiday Brass Pass Blitz. Here is our daily coverage from Thursday, December 4, including photos of The Palmetto Bug Stompers, members of Grupo Fantasma, WWOZ's birthday cake and more!
See what's going on at the station during the 3-day Holiday Brass Pass Blitz. Here is our daily coverage from Friday, December 5, including photos of Doctor John, George French, Juanita Brooks, Amasa Miller, Charmaine Neville, Germaine Bazzle, James Rivers, Gerald French, Todd Duke, and the Honey Island Swamp Band!
The great Jerry Wexler, best known as a producer with Atlantic Records, played a key role in the careers of Aretha Franklin and Bob Dylan, as well as local luminaries like Professor Longhair, Guitar Slim and Champion Jack Dupree. In celebration of his birthday on January 10, we look back at his indelible mark on music.
Here are some of the best releases of 2008, handpicked by WWOZ show hosts. Many of the discs are by local New Orleans artists, while others are from national and international acts. See the latest additions to the list and submit your own favorite releases of 2008!
See what's going on in the studio during our 3-day Holiday Brass Pass Blitz. Highlights from Wednesday include a massive blues jam with Big Daddy O, Smoky Greenwell, Leroy Freeman, Roger Martin, Troy Turner, Keenan Knight, Irene Sage, West Bank Mike, Eloise Davis, Tony Frickey, El DeOrazio, Slewfoot and more!
Thanks to your support, our Holiday Membership Drive was a success! Check out photos of some of the great artists who performed live in the studio, including Doctor John, George French, Juanita Brooks, Amasa Miller, Charmaine Neville, Germaine Bazzle, James Rivers, Gerald French, Todd Duke, the Honey Island Swamp Band, The Palmetto Bug Stompers, Brice Miller and more.