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Hoodoo Bluesman Coco Robicheaux Passes

Sat, 11/26/11
Apple Barrel regular and bluesman about town, Coco Robicheaux, passed on the Friday after Thanksgiving, on Frenchmen St., where he was a beloved regular musician and friend. Two jazz funerals/second lines are currently planned to honor Mr. Robicheaux. Read more

"Tagliatelle for the Holidays"

Tue, 11/22/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we prepare you for the holidays with a visit to Domenica restaurant in the Central Business District as well as a stroll through City Park for their annual Celebration in the Oaks.  The music on this week’s program ranges from folk to jazz to soul, w... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for November, 2011

Thu, 11/17/11
Music is "all the way live" and well in New Orleans and the trickle down is causing a swell of live broadcasts on the airwaves at 'OZ. Recently, our listeners have been radio-teleported to Lafayette Square in the heart of the Central Business District for the Crescent City B... Read more

Chicken and Andouille Étouffee

Tue, 11/15/11
Time to turn on the stove, slow cook that roux and heat up the house. This is an easy, hearty recipe featuring chicken and andouille sausage, with the holy trifecta and a roux. It's easy to make, you probably already have all the ingredients on hand, and you can whip this up t... Read more

"Music and Markets"

Tue, 11/15/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s show, we enjoy the music of sisters Leah and Chloe from the band Rising Appalachia. We also check out an encore presentation of Ensemble Fatien, a New Orleans/West African musical hybrid. Along the way, we stop at a local art market before enjoying some food ... Read more


Tue, 11/08/11
Authored by George Ingmire
Today's show features Saxophonist, Flautist, and Clarinetist Rex Gregory, a jazz musician whose philosophical ideas influence his compositions as much as his teachers and collaborators do. This show was recorded at a New Orleans night club called the Blue Nile. In this reco... Read more

Reaching The Plateau

Fri, 11/04/11
Authored by Joshua Levkowitz
Listen here all you denizens of the delta, the Western Sahara powerhouse Tinariwen will take to the stage this Monday, November the 7th at House of Blues.  Hailed as one of the most prominent contemporary acts today, Tinariwen truly exemplifies the blues through their songs... Read more

Zydeco and Cajun Music this week at Swamp Fest

Wed, 11/02/11
Authored by Ronald Clingenpeel
The Audubon Zoo is hosting it’s annual Swamp Fest, Nov. 5-6, bringing a some great South Louisiana music to the stages. Satuday, Nathan and the Zydeco Cha-Chas are in the Performance Pavillion and the Lafouche Cajun Band from Lockport will be in the Swamp Exhibit. Sunday Di... Read more

"After Hours"

Tue, 11/01/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program we feature Susan Cowsill, a songwriter whose musical career started as a child with her family’s band, "The Cowsills." She continues to perform in New Orleans and today we listen to a performance recorded at New Orleans’s French Quarter Festival. We a... Read more

Haunted Songs: Murder Ballads, Ghost Solos & The Devil's Chord

Mon, 10/31/11
It's time to take the skeletons out of the closet, and put them in the yard! We might decorate ourselves and join in the ghost parade. We may take a peek into the mouth of horror, a dark cave of unknown things. What lurks in the dark? What will we find when we stand at death... Read more

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