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Food of the Day: Ya Ka Mein

Sat, 05/03/14
Authored by David Stafford
Our food of the day for day 6 of Jazz Fest, Ya Ka Mein (New Orleans-style beef noodle soup) from Miss Linda's.     Read more

Yesterday and Today at Jazz Fest, Saturday, May 3

Sat, 05/03/14
Authored by David Stafford
Photo highlights from yesterday at Jazz Fest.   Today at Jazz Fest:   WWOZ's Live Broadcast schedule 11:15-12:00, Lionel Ferbos & Palm Court Jazz Band from the Economy Hall Tent 12:20-1:10, Nick Sanders Trio from the Jazz Tent 3:55-5:05, Jon Batiste & Stay Human from the Jaz... Read more

Stevie Wonder, Live on German TV, 1974

Sat, 05/03/14
Authored by David Stafford
For your weekend viewing pleasure: 31 excellent minutes of vintage Stevie Wonder, from the German TV show Musikladen/Beat Club in 1974. See the video's YouTube page, including its comments section, for details about the Wonderlove lineup for this performance. The set opens ... Read more

Food of the Day: Hot Sausage Po-Boy

Fri, 05/02/14
Authored by David Stafford
Our food of the day for day 4 of Jazz Fest, the Hot Sausage Po-Boy from Vaucresson's.     Read more

Yesterday and Today at Jazz Fest, Friday, May 2

Fri, 05/02/14
Authored by David Stafford
Photo highlights from yesterday at Jazz Fest.   Today at Jazz Fest:   WWOZ's Live Broadcast schedule 12:25-1:15, John Mahoney Big Band from the Jazz Tent 2:45-3:45, Charmaine Neville Band from the Blues Tent 5:50-7:00, Charles Bradley & the Extraordinares from the Blues Tent... Read more

In Memoriam: Dr. Isaac Greggs

Thu, 05/01/14
Dr. Isaac Greggs, who served as Southern University's Director of Bands for 36 years, passed away on April 28, 2014, aged 85. Over his long career, he was a huge influence on scores of important New Orleans musicians. A viewing and memorial service was held Friday, May 2, and ... Read more

Food of the Day: Crawfish Strudel

Thu, 05/01/14
Authored by David Stafford
Our food of the day for day 2 of Jazz Fest, the Crawfish Strudel.     Read more

In Memoriam: Big Chief Larry Bannock

Thu, 05/01/14
Larry Bannock, Big Chief of the Golden Star Hunters Mardi Gras Indian tribe, passed away on April 30, 2014. Chief Bannock and the Golden Star Hunters had just performed at The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on Sunday, April 27. Read more

Today at Jazz Fest, Thursday May 1

Thu, 05/01/14
Authored by David Stafford
Today at Jazz Fest: WWOZ's Live Broadcast schedule 12:30-1:30, Forgotten Souls from the Jazz & Heritage Stage 2:50-3:45, Stanton Moore from the Jazz Tent 4:35-5:35, Bill Summers & Jazalsa from the Jazz & Heritage Stage 6:00-7:00, New Orleans Nightcrawlers from the Jazz & He... Read more

Harold Battiste Jazz Hero Award Presentation and Free Concert w/ Jesse McBride and Next Generation, Wed., Apr. 30

Wed, 04/30/14
Authored by Soul Sister
Harold Battiste Jazz Hero Award Presentation + Concert Tribute with Jesse McBride and the Next Generation Wednesday, April 30: International Jazz Day The Prime Example Jazz Club 1909 N. Broad St. (at St. Bernard Avenue), New Orleans 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the publi... Read more

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