The legendary bluesman John Smith Hurt, AKA Mississippi John Hurt
(~1892-1966), left sharecropping for a brief recording career with Okeh
Records in 1928, cutting 78s like "Frankie" and "Avalon Blues". The records
didn't sell, and Hurt eventually returned to farming. Decade...
A deep down full flavored Louisiana classic from our friends at Martinique Bistro. Like a gumbo, this soup tastes best in the days after it’s first been made when all the seasonings have time to meld and balance. A great dish for a casual gathering anytime!
Team WWOZ Rollicks On!
Team 'OZ raised $14,075 through participation in this year’s Crescent City
Classic on April 19! This is almost twice our 2013 total.
Wednesday, April 23, four days after Team WWOZ rolled into its record-setting
totals for participants ...
Sasha Masakowski sang on the Millenium Stage at the Kennedy Center in DC last
November, with guitarist Cliff Hines in the art-rock project "Cliff & Sasha".
According to Masakowski's web site, they have recorded an album to be
released in the fall of 2014.
"A to Z":
In a special edition of this week’s program we meet up with some of the
chefs, cooks and other culinary caretakers in the city. Tee Eva fills us in
on some recipes including fried grits, chef Susan Spicer shares her
influences from cooking at Bayona, and Benjamin Wicks of M...
The newest installment of "Guardians of the Groove" (see below for more on
the series) aired on WWL-TV last night (April 22). Piano legend Ellis
Marsalis sat down with WWOZ's Dwayne Breashears.
About "Guardians of the Groove": WWOZ has partnered with WWL-TV to recogni...
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No Andy Williams, not
Christmas, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the unchallenged
greatest music and culture event on the planet. I hope you have had a
spectacular 2 weeks and paced your partying; one more great day ah...