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"Summertime in New Orleans"

Tue, 07/02/13
Authored by David Stafford
It's the perfect time for this Anders Osborne song. 'Nuff said. Read more

IDRIS!

Mon, 07/01/13
Authored by Maryse Déjean
Idris Muhammad of New Orleans and the World 50+ Years of Sublimely Creative Drumming and Music A Special Edition of 'Jazz from the French Market' on WWOZ Last February 20 Maryse Dejean and guest host Don Paul interviewed the great, New Orleans-bred drummer and composer Idris M... Read more

IDRIS!

Mon, 07/01/13
Authored by Maryse Déjean
Idris Muhammad of New Orleans and the World 50+ Years of Sublimely Creative Drumming and Music A Special Edition of 'Jazz from the French Market' on WWOZ Last February 20 Maryse Dejean and guest host Don Paul interviewed the great, New Orleans-bred drummer and composer Idris M... Read more

Free Essence Festival Events

Mon, 07/01/13
Authored by David Stafford
Essence Festival is not just four nights of music at the Superdome. It also includes Family Reunion Day on July 4, and daily Empowerment Experience Panels July 4-7 at the Convention Center, the last of which is day-long tribute to gospel icons Tramaine Hawkins and Donnie Mc... Read more

"A Sweet History of New Orleans"

Sun, 06/30/13
Authored by George Ingmire
We cool down with some love songs and sweets on this week's program. We also hear performances by great local artists including Walter Wolfman Washington. Read more

Tiny Desk Concert: Trombone Shorty

Fri, 06/28/13
Authored by David Stafford
"Tiny Desk Concert" videos, in which artists perform live during lunch hour at the NPR Music office in Washington DC, are plain awesome, and not just because they fulfill a fantasy of office-bound music lovers everywhere. According to Anya Grundmann, Director of NPR Music, p... Read more

Food Vendors Wanted for Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival

Thu, 06/27/13
Authored by David Stafford
Spread the word! The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation is seeking food vendors for the 2013 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival in October: We're expanding our food offerings at the Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, coming up Oct. 18-20, 2013, and we're ... Read more

New Orleans All The Way Live: Saint Gabriel

Tue, 06/25/13
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s program treats you to a taste of the blues, inflections of West Africa, as well as a moment of Gospel accompanied with live music by Marcia Ball, Toubab Krewe, the Johnny Vidacovich Trio, Tommy Ridgely and more! Gin ambassador and master mixologist, Gary Hayward... Read more

Cuttin' Contest: Wynton vs Hoots

Tue, 06/25/13
Authored by David Stafford
This one requires little explanation; we offer it purely for your viewing entertainment. A 24-year-old Wynton Marsalis matches chops with Hoots the Owl in a Sesame Street Clip from 1985.   Read more

New Orleans All The Way Live: Saint Gabriel

Mon, 06/24/13
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s program treats you to a taste of the blues, inflections of West Africa, as well as a moment of Gospel accompanied with live music by Marcia Ball, Toubab Krewe, the Johnny Vidacovich Trio, Tommy Ridgely and more! All these voices come together as we prepare for a vi... Read more

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