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Kenny Garrett, January 10, 2014

Mon, 01/27/14
K. Balewa talks with Kenny Garrett  about his Jazz Journey Concert, the state of his career, and the vast number of musicians he's played with. Read more

David Montana, October 1, 2013

Mon, 01/27/14
David Montana, Jazz Fest Johnny, Nigel Hall and WWOZ's Marc Stone talk about a residency in October, the craft of sewing, and how they spend Mardi Gras morning.  Read more

Grammy Winners: Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience

Mon, 01/27/14
Authored by David Stafford
Congratulations to Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience, whose Dockside Sessions won the 2014 Grammy award for Best Regional Roots Album last night. In the clip below, Simien and the band stop by CBS's backstage "Thank You Cam" shorty after receiving their award.   Aliso... Read more

"New Orleans All The Live: New Orleans, I'm Coming To You "

Mon, 01/27/14
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week's show we welcome Dayna Kurtz to the city, in her new and arguably ancestral home, while we enjoy a full hour of music recorded live at Chickie Wah Wah on Canal Street featuring guitarist Robert Mache. We also meet up with Dayna over a bottle of red wine to tal... Read more

Newman School Jazz Band

Thu, 01/23/14
Newman School Jazz Band on Cuttin' Class. Read more

UPDATE on City Council's Noise Ordinance

Thu, 01/23/14
Authored by David Stafford
UPDATE: The City Council has accepted MaCCNO's demand of withdrawing the VCPORA-proposed ordinance from consideration and looks to be creating a new draft from scratch. We need everyone to come out to the Housing and Human Needs Meeting on January 27th at 10AM in the City C... Read more

Lee Dorsey, "Ride Your Pony" Live in 1967

Wed, 01/22/14
Authored by David Stafford
This performance of Lee Dorsey's 1965 hit "Ride Your Pony" took place in front of a TV studio audience in Offenbach, Germany in 1967, at least according to this source). Backed by Sam and Dave's touring band, Dorsey delivers a high energy blast of New Orleans R&B and early ... Read more

Music Video: Kristin Diable, "I've Been Searching"

Tue, 01/21/14
Authored by David Stafford
Chris Rose described Kristin Diable thusly: "a soul like Lucinda Williams, the confidence of Grace Slick and the voice of a decades-ago Bonnie Raitt", as quoted in her Reverbnation bio. Here she is out of doors, on Jackson Square, performing "I've Been Searching", from a se... Read more

"New Orleans All The Way Live: Eric Lindell – Live in the New Orleans Botanical Gardens"

Tue, 01/21/14
On this week’s program, we enjoy the sounds of Eric Lindell and Sunliners, recorded live in the New Orleans Botanical Gardens in City Park.  As a tireless discoverer of musical gems, Eric draws upon a vast array of American musical monuments, from the soulful majesty of The... Read more

'OZ's New Audio Player

Mon, 01/20/14
Authored by David Stafford
We're happy to share a test (or Beta) version of a new streaming player for wwoz.org, which enhances the experience of listening to WWOZ online. It uses a responsive design, so it will adapt to a wide variety of screen sizes, and it's based on HTML5 rather than Flash, so it wi... Read more

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