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Marcus Roberts and JALC Celebrates the Music of Jelly Roll Morton

Mon, 05/14/12
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
A full house of jazz lovers in the Rose Theatre at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York were taken to class by Marcus Roberts and his orchestra as they played a myriad of tunes by the great Jelly Roll Morton.  Roberts is not only one of the most brilliant piano players in the... Read more

More Jazz Fest Memories

Sun, 05/13/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
Here's a gallery of more photos of some great moments at Jazz Fest 2012!  We've also posted more photos from the Photo Booth at the WWOZ Hospitality Tent, on Facebook! Log in to Facebook, and tag yourself and your friends! Read more

Little Freddie King - My New Orleans

Fri, 05/11/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Thanks for all the hardwork!

Thu, 05/10/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
A Million Thank Yous... To the tons of volunteers who made Jazz Fest and Piano Night 2012 a success!   A.A., Al Laskey, Alcee Metevier, Alex Kuehnle, Andrea Foreman, Andrew Grafe, Andrew Monson, Anne Fleming, Ayanna Toney, Bill Sasser, Becky Thomson, Bob Rodrigue, Bobby Vall... Read more

Jazz Fest 2012 Quote of the Year

Wed, 05/09/12
Authored by Mark LaMaire
"I wish Shell would sponsor events like this in my country.  In my country they only sponsor destruction and death."  -Nigerian band leader Seun Kuti in interview with Robert Barry.  Read more

"Something Thoughtful, Something Refreshing"

Tue, 05/08/12
Authored by George Ingmire
This week we travel through Brazil, Chicago and New Orleans on a musical raft.  We are also visited by Ultimate Kitchen Commando, Jodi Brown, for a sampling of some nutrient dense food and speak with Jeff Albert from the Open Ears Music Series. Read more

Jazz Fest: It's Over

Mon, 05/07/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
We came, we ate, we Jazz Fest-Ed! Closing out the last day of the festival was the sounds of The Neville Brothers, Bo Dollis and the Wild Magnolias and Rockin Dopsie, Jr. and the Zydeco Twisters. We ate our last bite of crawfish strudel, alligator pie, oyster bisque and man... Read more

Rice Dressing

Sun, 05/06/12
Whether you're serving plain old chicken or making a crawfish étouffée, try fancifying the rice below your favorite main course. Or, think about substituting your favorite stuffing (crabs? turkey? pork chops?) with this rice dressing recipe. Read more

Jazz Fest Day 6 Highlights

Sun, 05/06/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
We thought we'd be getting rain, but aside from a little sprinkle (and misters all around the festival), the Jazz Fest was saved for another day from the Jazz Fest curse (the curse: it rains at least one day of the festival). Our live broadcast from two 'OZ broadcast trucks... Read more

Jazz Fest Day 5 Highlights

Fri, 05/04/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
Day 5 at the Fairgrounds was blessed with weather that was hot but kept everyone happy and dancing. Slaking our thirst with all the delicious iced coffee and fruit over at the 'OZ Hospitality Tent. We broadcasted Dukes of Dixieland, Jeremy Lyons, Mark Braud and the New Orle... Read more

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