The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation presents the trumpeter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and his quintet in concert at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center on Saturday, Dec. 12. There will be two performances, at 8p and 10p. WWOZ will be broadcasting and live video streaming the 8p show.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is offering up to three fellowships to support researchers who want to either use or contribute to their extensive archival materials. Applications are open now. The deadline to apply is January 15, 2016.
WWOZ makes 35 this week! And, oh, what a ride it's been-- from our humble beginnings in a small alcove above the stage at Tipitina's to our treehouse spot in Armstrong Park to our latest location in the French Market Building along the Mississippi River, WWOZ has been proud to bring the sounds of New Orleans to the world for decades.
Santa Claus is coming to town to ride in the Krewe of Jingle parade this Saturday, December 5. Along with Santa, the parade will bring the usual fare, but with a Christmas theme-- floats, marching bands, stilt walkers, Christmas characters and many more "magical surprises" await attendees. The parade gets rolling at 1p. See the full route: