Chet Overall said they had a blast the first time they played live on my show, so we decided to do it again. The Lagniappe Brass Band, a new B.B. that does some very tight ensemble playing, will once again entertain, fun and good music this coming Friday morning, 8 o'clock CST, January the 28th, 2010. Tune in!
As we ring in the new year, join us in reminiscing about the best moments of 2010. From live broadcasts and in-studio performances to shows and festivals, we can think of quite a few magical highlights from the past year in New Orleans' rich musical tapestry.
The Don "Moose" Jamison Heritage School of Music is a free education program of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation. It offers weekly instruction in jazz performance and theory by some of the best musicians and educators in the city. Auditions for Spring 2013 will take place on Saturday, January 12.
Well, after a work trip that covered the past three major holidays, I'm back at WWOZ for another edition of "Jazz from the French Market." First of all, my sincere thanks to Jeff Greenberg who filled in for me. Jeff, you did an amazing job. There's been a lot of new music to come out that I'm itching to play.
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On today’s show, we kick things off by hopping a train from Mississippi to New Orleans with Little Freddie King; making it to the city just in time to catch some bawdy throws from the Krewe du Vieux parade.