You're invited to attend a seminar on jazz culture presented by Dillard University and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and Foundation's Tom Dent Congo Square Lecture Series. The seminar is part of a month-long celebration of Congo Square presented by the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation in October.
See what's going on at the station during the Fall Membership Drive. Here are some updates from Tuesday, October 7, including photos of The Thelonious Monk Institute Ensemble performing live in the WWOZ studio.
WWOZ show host A.J. the Boudin Man brings us news of his adventures about town. In his first installment, A.J. reports on the kick-off of Mr. Quintron and Miss Pussy Cat's "Too Thirsty 4 Love Tour" at The Blue Moon Saloon and Guest House in Lafayette last Thursday night.
WWOZ just underwent a much-needed update of our studio and offices in the French Market Building. Our brand-new music studio will allow the station to once again present our beloved live in-studio performances, just in time for the Fall Membership Drive! See pictures of your donations at work.
Check out some of our highlights from Voodoo Fest, including photos of The Melody Clouds, John Boutté, Dr. Michael White, Leo Nocentelli with Donald Harrison, Jr., The Iguanas, Andre Williams, DJ Brice Nice, DJ Soul Sister and more.
The brilliant Tremé-born drummer Earl Palmer passed on Friday, September 19 at the age of 83 in Los Angeles. Palmer's contribution to rhythm and blues and rock and roll as a session drummer is incalculable.
Do you need to get away for the weekend? WWOZ and Southwest Airlines are offering you a chance to win a weekend getaway for two to the 2008 Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival, September 26 – 27 in Boston, Massachusetts.