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Roots of Music Marching Crusaders

Fri, 07/26/13
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Satchmo in the Republic of the Congo, 1960

Fri, 07/26/13
Authored by David Stafford
At 'OZ, one of our main missions is to bring New Orleans music to the world. Props to Satchmo, who was always far ahead of us. Now, over four decades after his death, it's easy to underestimate the size and scope of his mid-century fame. But the newsreel clip about his 1960 ... Read more

It's all about the altos?

Thu, 07/25/13
Authored by Raymond Kent
A Ray Charles tune in which Brother Ray doesn’t sing and David “Fathead” Newman doesn’t play tenor sax. A ballad which is not so sedate, from possibly the best known New Orleans alto player. Maybe half a dozen of the Crescent City’s altoists, the well-known and the less wel... Read more

New Orleans All The Way Live: Dayna Kurtz, Live at Chickie Wah Wah

Wed, 07/24/13
Authored by George Ingmire
This week we lend the hour to songwriter and musician Dayna Kurtz, recorded live at Chickie Wah Wah on Canal Street. In this uninhibited session, she shares with us her music and what’s on her mind.  Dayna is one tough lady, as she says she “don’t put up with it”, but you c... Read more

" Dayna Kurtz, Live at Chickie Wah Wah "

Tue, 07/23/13
Authored by George Ingmire
This week we lend the hour to songwriter and musician Dayna Kurtz, recorded live at Chickie Wah Wah on Canal Street. In this uninhibited session, she shares with us her music and what’s on her mind.  Dayna is one tough lady, as she says she “don’t put up with it”, but you c... Read more

Galactic In-Studio Set on KEXP

Sun, 07/21/13
Authored by David Stafford
KEXP in Seattle is one of our siblings in the listener-supported public radio world, specializing in alternative and indie rock. They do awesome work with in-studio video, as demonstrated by this performance set by New Orleans' own Galactic, with Corey Glover, formerly of Livi... Read more

Remembering T-Model Ford, the “Taledragger”

Sat, 07/20/13
Authored by Stuart Raper
              “It’s Jack Dan-yulzz time!” He would always exclaim with his signature T-Model grin, his lips waxing from ear to ear showing off an exquisite pair of what had to be dentures, a 90-year-old gleam in his eye that still shined with the joy and mischief of a young... Read more

Monday: Saints Jabari Greer Co-Hosts "Jazz from the French Market"

Thu, 07/18/13
Authored by David Stafford
New Orleans Saints defensive back Jabari Greer will co-host "Jazz from the French Market" with Sondra Bibb on Monday, July 22, from 4 - 7p. Clearly, as Paul Sanchez noted on Facebook, this makes Greer "the hippest Saints player ever.... More Saints players should tune in to ... Read more

Different versions of the same song

Wed, 07/17/13
Authored by Ol' Man River
We didn't think one person could replace the AA and the Boudin Man so we got two. Old Man River and Russell Shelton will host this weeks Wednesday edition of the Kitchen Sink. We have prepared a special show where we will feature different versions, remakes and remixes.  A ... Read more

New Orleans All The Way Live: Street Food

Wed, 07/17/13
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s episode is dedicated to two of New Orleans’ most beloved pieces of artistry– music and the culinary arts. We enjoy an hour-long set of Otra, an Afro-Cuban Jazz band from New Orleans. In this set, they call out to the French Quarter Fest crowd back in 2008, “Do w... Read more

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