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29th International Blues Challenge in Memphis

Tue, 01/29/13
Authored by Big D
While those of you in New Orleans are dealing with all the fun that comes with Super Bowl, I will be in Memphis (most likely freezing) and participating in the Blues Society's International Blues Challenge. The 2013 International Blues Challenge will be the 29th year of Blue... Read more

Soul Stu In Exile: Henry Butler meets Millenial Territory Orchestra

Tue, 01/29/13
Authored by Stuart Raper
In a city known for its incredible piano players, New Orleans native Henry Butler sits a master of this unique stylistic craft. Currently residing in Brooklyn when not on tour, I was quite thrilled to see that Henry was playing a gig at the 55 Bar, a great little spot in a ... Read more

"Mardi Gras 2013"

Tue, 01/29/13
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we visit Blaine Kern aka Mr. Mardi Gras, sample King Cakes from two bakeries (Cake Café and Croissant D'Or), and catch up with the Phunny Phorty Phellows as they kick off Carnival season. The music on this week’s program includes the Hot 8 Brass Band, ... Read more

Jane Harvey Brown - My New Orleans

Sun, 01/27/13
Authored by Zachary Young

Soul Stu In Exile: Colin Lake

Fri, 01/25/13
Authored by Stuart Raper
A great thing about being a New Orleanian in New York City is the steady stream of familiar faces you get to see, whether just passing through or here for a while. The Crescent City and the Big Apple cross-pollinate quite a bit, especially within the music community. Both m... Read more

Cuttin' Class with the Landry Walker High's the Chosen Ones

Fri, 01/25/13
On Thursday, March 12, students in Landry Walker High's brass band, the Chosen Ones, will take to the air waves at WWOZ in the most recent edition of Cuttin' Class. Cuttin' Class showcases NOLa's newest crop of young musicians in a series of live in-studio performances by midd... Read more

Don "Moose" Jamison Heritage School of Music

Thu, 01/24/13
Cuttin' Class with students from the Don "Moose" Jamison Heritage School of Music Read more

Andrew Baham Visits WWOZ

Wed, 01/23/13
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
Brilliant young trumpeter Andrew Baham will visit Jelly Roll Justice this Thursday, January 24th, to talk about his gig at Snug Harbor later that night at 8 and 10 p.m.   Baham began playing the trumpet at age 11 --- inspired by the discipline and appeal of the marching ban... Read more

"Farewell to the Flesh"

Tue, 01/22/13
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s program, we enjoy an hour of Tab Benoit’s Swampland Jam, recorded live at the Contemporary Arts Center. We also sample Falsomagro (Falsely Lean), a Sicilian dish, at Emeril’s Delmonico as well as a special “Pleasures of the Flesh” at Rio Mar restaurant, a six course... Read more

Topsy Chapman - My New Orleans

Mon, 01/21/13
Authored by Zachary Young

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