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Burn K-Doe, Burn!

Mon, 06/17/13
Authored by David Stafford
Gone but never forgotten! In the clip below, listen to the late, great Ernie K-Doe on WWOZ, some time in the mid-to-late 1980s. In addition to comparing himself to other DJs, K-Doe explains the importance of talking to radio stations: "Talkin' makes a radio station.... You m... Read more

WWOZ's Music Education Forum

Fri, 06/14/13
Authored by David Stafford
On June 13, WWOZ sponsored a community forum on music education. The forum addressed a number of questions: What's working with music education today in New Orleans? What's not? How can we help pass New Orleans music onto the next generation? Read more

Summer Festivals & Fun - Updated

Thu, 06/13/13
Authored by David Stafford
So far this summer, we've celebrated Oysters, Creole Tomatoes, and Cajun & Zydeco music, and that's just in the French Quarter. It may be steamy-n-sticky, but the music just gets better as the temperature increases, so check out some of the exciting music festivals and other d... Read more

New Orleans All The Way Live: Wednesdays On The Point

Wed, 06/12/13
Authored by George Ingmire
In this week's episode we celebrate the summertime and getting out there to see some live music. Featuring performances from a collection of local artists including Theresa Andersson, Treme Brass Band, Susan Cowsill, The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker and Big Sam, Irvin... Read more

Sync Up Redux

Tue, 06/11/13
Authored by David Stafford
The sixth annual Sync Up Conference (a forum for entertainment industry leaders that covers music, film and digital media) took place during Jazz Fest at NOMA. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation has made the entire conference available on its YouTube Channel. Sync Up, ... Read more

Music Repression

Mon, 06/10/13
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Music You "Choose" to Hear (In Numbers) Music's migration from mechanical media (vinyl and tape) to electronic media such as (insert fifty-page list here), allows us to more accurately count the enormous number of music offerings available versus the dinky number that we ac... Read more

" Show 217: Wednesdays On The Point "

Mon, 06/10/13
Authored by George Ingmire
Algiers Point. Photo by Melanie Merz.  In this week's episode we celebrate summertime and getting out there to see some live music. Featuring performances from a collection of local artists including Theresa Andersson, Treme Brass Band, Susan Cowsill, The Dynamites featurin... Read more

On the Banks of the Minnissippi: the Little Big Easy

Mon, 06/10/13
Authored by David Stafford
These two short videos are just for fun of it (Happy Monday!). They show (seemingly) miniaturized versions of New Orleans and the Mississippi River. The illusion is created by a special effects technique called tilt-shift photography (the details are kind of technical and i... Read more

Archived Show Link

Sun, 06/09/13
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
I know.  Saturday night is for listening to live music, not the radio.  And for you stay-at-home types, the midnight to 3am radio shift is a time of pillow-drooling, deep REM sleep.  Here is a link to where you can stream my archived shows at a more convenient time: http://... Read more

Sweet Video: Clint Maedgen's Empty Dumpster Improvisation

Sat, 06/08/13
Authored by David Stafford
Clint Maedgen (of the New Orleans Bingo! Show and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band) explores the precussive possibilities of an empty dumpster somewhere in Arkansas. Shot in 2011 and 1 minute and 36 seconds long, it's very cool and definitely worth a look.     For a selecti... Read more

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