WWOZ Latest

WWOZ brings together our local, national and international supporters into a distinctive community that celebrates and strengthens the music, musicians, culture and culture bearers of New Orleans.

JazzAscona's Body and Soul

Thu, 06/30/11
Authored by Sally Young
Body and Soul, the theme of the 27th annual JazzAscona festival in Switzerland, was enhanced by the presence of thirty New Orleans musicians and entertainers. Second line steppers set the mood for Bourbon Street style burlesque shows and the traditional jazz that is always... Read more

"You Hear Me Talkin’ to Ya?"

Wed, 06/29/11
Authored by George Ingmire
Whether you’re doing the Mississippi Slow Drag or the New Orleans Shuffle, you’re in the right place! During this week's program, we will explore music from the 1920s when Blues and Jazz were musically closer to one another, and then we'll continue on into the 30s and 40s w... Read more

Burn K-Doe Burn and Ms. Antoinette too! Wednesday Night June 29th on the Kitchen Sink Ten to Twelve Show (10pm to 12am)

Mon, 06/27/11
Join us Wednesday night June 29th from 10:00 p.m. to midnight as we celebrate the lives of Ernie and Ms. Antoinette K-Doe. With the 4th of July and Ernie K-Doe Day approaching we want to remember Ernie and Ms. Antoinette on the upcoming anniversary of Ernie's passing into i... Read more

The Thelonious Monk Institute

Thu, 06/23/11
Authored by Russell Shelton
Russell Shelton looks at the influence of the Thelonious Monk Institute and its plans for the immediate future. Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for June, 2011

Wed, 06/22/11
Dear Listener, Did you hear the WWOZ live broadcast of Roy Hargrove from the National Mall, on Sunday, June 12? It was part of WWOZ's incredible live coverage of the DC Jazz Fest, which also included a live performance the night before by Bobby McFerrin and the Afro Blue Re... Read more

"Running of the Bulls"

Tue, 06/21/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we stop in on New Orleans' premier roller derby event, the Running of the Bulls, where women on roller skates with wiffle ball bats chase people through the streets of New Orleans! Also during the hour, we hear from musicians/sisters Leah and Chloe o... Read more

Cajun Blackberry Dumplings

Fri, 06/17/11
'Tis the season for berry picking! With this delicious recipe right from Louisiana Cookin's own Frank Davis, you'll have somewhere to putall those great berries that you picked last weekend up on the Northshore. Check out this link to "u-pick" farms in Louisiana. Just like Kin... Read more

"My Sweet Love"

Tue, 06/14/11
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s show is about two things: Love and finding something sweet to take your mind off the heat. We will enjoy everything from Pralines to the Sweet Soul Queen of New Orleans, Irma Thomas. So, be prepared for three courses of dessert and a bounty of love songs with Bo... Read more

"Smoke on the Porch"

Mon, 06/06/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s show, Ernie Vincent and Brother Tyrone share two sides of an hour of music and they will keep your spirits lifted the whole hour through! We then head off for a culinary stop at Boucherie with Chef Nathanial Zimet, followed by some smoke-free entertainment at... Read more

Danny Burns Living Off The Grid

Tue, 05/31/11
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
By all accounts Danny Burns’ guitar is not particularly old, but its battered top had a hole worn through the wood that would have made Willie Nelson’s Trigger proud. And while it might have been just a young thing, as far as guitars go, it had definitely seen more than its... Read more

WWOZ
Get the 'OZone monthly newsletter
Flaming drumsticks
Support the Guardians of the Groove
WWOZ
Navy Guardians Tee - $20.00