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Peter Bergman Tributes

Fri, 04/20/12
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
A video tribute to Peter Bergman  http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=C_S5m46cT48&NR=1 and Philip Proctor's upcoming radio tribute:   Firesign Theatre's Philip Proctor To Premiere "Tribute to Peter Bergman"  on Joe Bev's Comedy-O-Rama The Comedy-O-Rama Hour wi... Read more

Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes - My New Orleans

Wed, 04/18/12

"Chazmanian Pianos a Comin’"

Tue, 04/17/12
Authored by George Ingmire
As we head deeper into festival season, our musical choices expand exponentially.  With the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival upon us, this week’s show prepares you for the days between the two weekends of Jazz Fest, when Chaz Festival, WWOZ’s Piano Night and Tipitina’... Read more

"Seven Seas"

Tue, 04/10/12
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune in this week for music by the Ed Barrett Trio as well as Twangorama.  In addition to an hour of guitar-centric music on this program, we visit Bart Bell (Crescent Sausage and Pie Company), one of the local chefs competing in the upcoming New Orleans Navy Week Cook off.... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for April, 2012

Tue, 04/10/12
In This Issue Jazz Fest WWOZ Live Broadcasts Online Music Calendar Piano Night French Quarter Festival Pick Up Your Brass Pass Mango Freeze WWOZ Broadcasts Live from International Jazz Day New Orleans All ... Read more

Burn Sandmel Burn! Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans Book Release Party April 11!

Sat, 04/07/12
Book release party April 11! Join Ben for his book release party Wednesday, April 11, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 533 Royal Street. Karen Celestan will interview Ben Sandmel about K-Doe and the book. Sales and pre-order pickups begin at 9:30 a.m. at The Shop at The Collection. ... Read more

Winston Turner - My New Orleans

Sat, 04/07/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Sun Ra Documentary

Fri, 04/06/12
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Finally, a documentary that rises to quality of the elusive muse that was Sun Ra.  With insights from former WWOZ show host John Sinclair and sometimes New Orleans resident, Michael Ray.     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqZHzpAYVIk&feature=relmfu  Read more

Glazed Fresh Strawberry Pizza Pie

Thu, 04/05/12
We are secretly in love with anything that involves pre-made cookie dough, soda, cream cheese, strawberries galore and potential for orange liqueur. This month's recipe combines all these things into a pizza-pie style cookie dish that you can slice up and serve to kids (san... Read more

Eunice Saturday Morning Cajun Jam Sessions at Jazz Fest

Wed, 04/04/12
Authored by Ronald Clingenpeel
Saturday morning jam sessions aren’t common in south Louisiana, because most musicians have been up late the night before. The exception is on the outskirts of Eunice at the Savoy Music Center. Here, every Saturday, local musicians – and often a number of musicians from around... Read more

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