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WWOZ Spans the World

Mon, 04/15/13
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
Arts Minister in Melbourne - Another Jazz Fest Fan   One of the great annual events for us at WWOZ is broadcasting live from the Jazz and Heritage Festival and sharing the music and the musicians with fans around the planet.   This year I was hoping that Heidi Victoria, a fa... Read more

The New Orleans Piano Tradition

Mon, 04/15/13
Authored by David Stafford
We're two weeks from WWOZ's Piano Night at the House of Blues, a night which celebrates the New Orleans piano tradition. If you'd like to know more about that tradition, here are a couple of video introductions. The first is a lecture/performance by Tom McDermott (who's pla... Read more

BILL’S 30TH ANNIVERSARY FRENCH QUARTER FEST PICKS! – part 2

Sat, 04/13/13
Authored by Bill DeTurk
  Congratulations to all my friends at The French Quarter Fest on this special 30th anniversary celebration!  This year the largest free music festival in the South features 271 performers on 21 stages, as well as, par normal, the world’s largest jazz brunch in Jackson Squa... Read more

Let's Talk About Some Music. The EMP Pop Music Conference is Coming to Town, April 19-21!

Fri, 04/12/13
Authored by Soul Sister
Heads up about a really cool (and free) conference coming to town over the weekend of April 19-21. It's the EMP Pop Music Conference, and it brings together "academics, critics, performers, and dedicated fans in a rare collective discussion" about that thing we all love - m... Read more

BIIL’S 30TH ANNIVERSARY FRENCH QUARTER FEST PICKS! – part 1

Thu, 04/11/13
Authored by Bill DeTurk
  Congratulations to all my friends at The French Quarter Fest on this special 30th anniversary celebration!  This year the largest free music festival in the South features 271 performers on 21 stages, as well as, par normal, the world’s largest jazz brunch in Jackson Squa... Read more

Second Lining in the Snow?

Wed, 04/10/13
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
New Orleans musicians and an auditorium full of appreciative fans of our music created a second line for Roger Ebert, the film critic and long time participant of the University of Colorado's Conference on World Affairs who passed away six days ago.  These photos were taken... Read more

WWOZ/Angola Prison Music Project Needs CDs

Tue, 04/09/13
WWOZ has an ongoing Music Project with KLSP-91.7 FM, the Angola Prison radio station where all the deejays are inmates. We are currently collecting quality CDs that we will deliver to Angola later this month. Find out more about this project and how you can help. Read more

"Jazz in the Park"

Tue, 04/09/13
On this week’s program, we preview the upcoming Jazz in the Park, a nine-week music and marketplace series, taking place in Armstrong Park. Running from April 18th to June 13th. During the hour, we also visit Cowbell, a restaurant in the River Bend section of New Orleans to t... Read more

Recipe: Marc Stone's Pasta all’Amatriciana

Sat, 04/06/13
Pasta all’Amatriciana is Marc Stone's contribution to That Sounds Good!, WWOZ's cookbook. This recipe reflects New Orleans' Italian heritage, coming from the town of Amatrice in central Italy. Read more

Say My Name Your Way: Reflections on a Multilingual Life

Sat, 04/06/13
Authored by Suzanne Corley
A lot of people around the radio station tease me about being the foreign language pronunciation patrol, which I don't mind, because learning foreign languages has been among the best journeys of my life.  Certainly I couldn't do the shows I do without them.  I recently com... Read more

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