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Sophie B. Wright Brass Band

Thu, 02/21/13
Cuttin' Class with the Sophie B. Wright Brass Band Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for February, 2013

Wed, 02/20/13
Call for Phone Bank Volunteers New Jazz Series: Thursday Night Swingin' WWOZ and Coventry Present Cuttin' Class Class Got Brass Deadline: February 22 Run for 'OZ in the Crescent City Classic Last Look: Mardi Gras 2013... Read more

"Seven Seas"

Mon, 02/18/13
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune in this week for an hour of guitar-centric music by the Ed Barrett Trio and Twangorama. We also meet up with comedian Chris Trew to hear about The New Movement Theater, an improv-school and comedy venue in New Orleans. At the Culinary Crossroads, we visit Bart Bell of Cre... Read more

International Mardi Gras

Wed, 02/13/13
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
This had to be one of the best Mardi Gras Parties ever --- Society of Saint Anne simply hit all the high notes and nothing was in a minor key!!!  And the international flavor was absolutely spectacular meeting people from Japan, China, France, Italy, Brazil, Mexico, South A... Read more

"Boogie at Midnight"

Mon, 02/11/13
The iconic New Orleans rock and roll sound of 1950s still has a place every Monday night at BJ’s Lounge, a windowless bar on the far side of the Bywater neighborhood where King James & The Special Men hold down a regular gig. The pool table is shoved to the side, the homemade ... Read more

The Red Wolf Brass Band

Thu, 02/07/13
The Red Wolf Brass Band from the Riverdale Middle School in Old Jefferson on Cuttin' Class. Read more

Old Man River starts The Spin Cycle

Tue, 02/05/13
Authored by Ol' Man River
I have been hosting the Overnight Jazz Show for several months every Thursday from 3-6am Nawlins time. It is a Jazz show mostly contemporary but not limited to that, often trending to the Afro Beat and Jam Band Genre. I like to feature a theme or artist or several throughou... Read more

Recipe: Acarajé (Stuffed Black-Eyed Pea Fritters)

Tue, 02/05/13
Prepare your taste buds to do a little dace for Acarajé, this stuffed fritter is a Brazilian street food with roots reaching back to West Africa. A special thanks to Dana Honn over at Cafe Carmo for sharing this month's recipe. Read more

Mardi Gras In New Orleans

Tue, 02/05/13
Authored by Sam Cammarata
10 Things To Get You Through Your Carnival Parade Season   #10.  Bathroom- Find Close, Preferrably Free, Bathroom with everything one would need to survive the Parade Route Madness.   #9.  Pick a Side- Either You are a Sidewalk Side Parade Go-er, Or one of The Other Ones, ac... Read more

"Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder"

Tue, 02/05/13
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we celebrate Valentines Day with music by Walter Wolfman Washington, Russell Batiste & Friends, Ingrid Lucia and many others. We also enjoy a piece of Cecelia Husing's strawberry shortcake being served at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. La... Read more

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