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Gerald French Wins 2013 JazzAscona Award

Sun, 07/07/13
Authored by Sally Young
Congratulations to Gerald French, winner of the 2013 JazzAscona Award, presented at this year's JazzAscona Festival. The festival has been held annually in the lakeside town of Ascona, Switzerland for the last 29 years. Previous recipients of the award include Lillian Boutt... Read more

Soul Stu In Exile: King James and the Special Men

Sun, 07/07/13
Authored by Stuart Raper
              There’s shows you go to in NYC when an artist from Nola comes to town, brings their funky soulful music with them, gets the crowd moving to their syncopated groove and brings that Crescent City flavor to the New York party. You see the New Yorkers do a mock se... Read more

Glen David Andrews at Louis Armstrong's House

Sun, 07/07/13
Authored by David Stafford
Go along with Glen David Andrews and his band on a guided tour of the Armstrong House Museum, in Queens, NY, where Satchmo and his wife Lucille lived from 1943 until the end of their lives. According to the Museum's web site, "No one has lived in the house since the Armstro... Read more

"Royal Southern Brotherhood"

Sun, 07/07/13
Authored by George Ingmire
  This week’s program is a dedicated to a full hour of the Royal Southern Brotherhood, recorded live at French Quarter Fest 2012. The rock 'n' roll collective is headed by Cyril Neville, Devon Allman, and Mike Zito. Together they fuse elements of New Orleans funk rhythms, s... Read more

Off the Hook Fireworks: New Years in London

Thu, 07/04/13
Authored by David Stafford
Yes, we see the irony of recommending a British fireworks video on the Fourth of July. And yet.... If you love fireworks and didn't get to see any this Fourth, watch this video. It was beautifully shot with multiple cameras by the BBC and is totally worth a look. The bigger... Read more

Recipe: Sweet Corn-Smoked New Orleans East Tofu Boudin

Thu, 07/04/13
Authored by Danielle Dietze
This month's recipe comes from Martinique Bistro: "We all love boudin… Between the texture, the smoke and the spice, it stands out as an iconic Louisiana bite. Martinique Bistro prides themselves on offering to the hungry vegetarian eaters of New Orleans and beyond, and Chef ... Read more

Recipe: Louisiana-style Crab Cakes

Thu, 07/04/13
For this "Lousiana-style" version of crab cakes, we added the trinity (onion, celery, bell pepper) pre-cooked in butter, plus lemon juice and herbs, to a pound of Louisiana lump crab meat. An accompanying sauce is made with creole mustard and Tony Chachere's. Read more

New Orleans All The Way Live: A Sweet History of New Orleans

Wed, 07/03/13
Authored by George Ingmire
Cool down from the unforgiving summer heat with some love songs and sweets on this week’s episode. We hear interviews from the dessert connoisseurs themselves including Gelato aficionado Arthur Brocato of Angel Brocato's Italian Ice Cream to the only snow that truly exists ... Read more

"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


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

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