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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

Jazz Fest Day 4 Highlights

Thu, 05/03/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
The only Thursday of Jazz Fest is a special day at the Fairgrounds: the hardcore Jazz Festers are out in full force, after putting on their straw hats and calling in sick to work. It's also the day that the Festival gives out tickets to school children to attend the festiva... Read more

Action Jackson - My New Orleans

Thu, 05/03/12
Authored by Zachary Young

"Rex Gregory"

Wed, 05/02/12
Authored by George Ingmire
Today’s show features saxophonist, flautist and clarinet player Rex Gregory, a jazz musician whose philosophical ideas influence his compositions as much as his teachers and collaborators do.  This show was recorded at the Blue Nile. On this recording, Rex is joined on stag... Read more

Jazz Fest Weekend 1 Highlights

Sun, 04/29/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
We're half-way through Jazz Fest.  The first weekend was tremendous with amazing live broadcasts from the Fest, huge crowds, beautiful weather, and WWOZ even sold out of brass passes.  Check out the hightlights below from all the stages, the WWOZ Hospitality Tent and a litt... Read more

Jazz Fest Day 2 Highlights

Sat, 04/28/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
The second day of Jazz Fest saw sunny skies, even bigger crowds, and even a flash-mob style wedding! The bride wore brass -- Brass Pass, that is!  WWOZ Brass Pass holders Rebecca Bohn and Tim Hufft Jr got married Saturday afternoon in front of the People's Health Economy... Read more

Jazz Fest Day 1 Highlights

Fri, 04/27/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
The first day of the Jazz Fest opened to sunny skies, and crowds charging in to get prime spots at the biggest tents.  Highlights included - WWOZ Brass Pass holders from all over the country, reunited with old friends in the shady oasis of the hospitality tent with fresh f... Read more

Don Vappie - My New Orleans

Thu, 04/26/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Téada - Coming to New Orleans

Tue, 04/24/12
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
In 2001 a brand new band called Téada burst onto the traditional Irish music scene making headlines on the innovative Irish TV show Flosc. Since then Téada has grown into one of Ireland’s most ground-breaking, inventive and zesty bands, headlining at major music festivals t... Read more

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