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Annual Sun Ra New Years Show

Tue, 12/27/11
Authored by David Kunian
The KItchen Sink Tone Scientists of Ecstatic Space will bring you the annual Sun Ra New Years Party on WWOZ.  At least 2 hours of Sun Ra from the over 60 recordings that the Scientists have accumulated.  Expect Space, Time, Jazz, Space Time Jazz, and the Astro Infinity Arke... Read more

"Mardi Gras 2012"

Mon, 12/26/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, to prepare for Mardi Gras 2012, we visit Blaine Kern aka Mr. Mardi Gras, sample King Cakes from two bakeries (Cake Café and Croissant D'Or), and catch up with the Phunny Phorty Phellows as they kick off Carnival season on January 6th, 2012.  The musi... Read more

Merry Nazz-mas

Sun, 12/25/11
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
From the great boxing writer turned attorney and regular WWOZ listener: Michael Marley   The Nazz by Lord Buckley   Now look at all you cats and kitties out there whippin' and wailin' and jumpin' up and down and suckin' up all that juice and pattin' each other on... Read more

Sound Clash Holiday Edition

Tue, 12/20/11
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Join Brice Nice (Vinyl) and Alski (Digital) on the Rhythm Room this Friday as they once again have a musical duel. Special holiday edition of Sound Clash featuring no holiday songs. Read more

"Movie Blues"

Mon, 12/19/11
Authored by George Ingmire
Join us this week as we get ready New Orleans' own Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival. We meet up with Jonny Ray and Michelle for a movie tour of the city and visit a local cooking school for three outstanding courses with award-winning chef Frank Brightsen. Read more

Gentilly Jr. Shows You How to Survive the Holidays

Sun, 12/18/11
Authored by Christy
Getting hounded by the same 10 tunes everywhere you go this holiday season? Tune in this Monday at 7pm and let Gentilly Jr. cure your holiday blues with some...holiday blues. Not to mention bluegrass. Plus all genres in between - maybe even some holiday hot rod.  "I can jus... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for December, 2011

Thu, 12/15/11
In This Issue Holiday Happenings End of Year Giving 2012 Jazz Fest Line-up Announced Volunteer Holiday Party Highlights 'OZ's 31st Birthday Bash & Second Line Highlights RIP Coco Robicheaux January Volunteer of the Month:... Read more

Not your usual kind of Christmas show!!

Wed, 12/14/11
Authored by Raymond Kent
Tune in to WWOZ FM in New Orleans this Friday morning, December 16th from 6 to 9 a.m. Louisiana time for my holiday modern jazz show!  Amidst a handful of standard Christmas songs done in a creative, non-standard and very enjoyable way – will be songs of Peace on earth and ... Read more

Gina Forsyth Invites Us Into the Promised Land

Wed, 12/14/11
Authored by Ronald Clingenpeel
Most people who know of Gina Forsyth think about her playing fiddle behind some of the great Cajun and Zydeco musicians of south Louisiana. She has recorded with Bruce Daigrepont, Amanda Shaw, Nonc Allie Young and Mamou, so the expectations around her current CD would probably... Read more

Chateau Flamenco: Flamenco in 1960s New Orleans

Tue, 12/13/11
Authored by Briana Prevost
Sometime in the mid-to-late 1960s, there was one flamenco club in New Orleans, that the now-defunct New Orleans State-Item regarded as, “no better entertainment in New Orleans,” Chateau Flamenco. Located on Chartres Street, according to clippings, the venue featured three perf... Read more

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