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New Orleans Bayou Steppers 2011

Thu, 04/07/11
Check out photos from the New Orleans Bayou Steppers's annual second line from April 3rd, 2011. Read more

Celebrating St. Aug's Jazz Musicians

Mon, 04/04/11
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
On Thursday, April 21st, Jelly Roll Justice will have as special guests on "Jazz From the Market", the great jazz educator Mr. Carl Blouin, Sr. and one of his former students, trumpeter extraordinaire Leroy Jones. Precisely sixty years ago St. Augustine High School was esta... Read more

50 years of AFO!

Mon, 04/04/11
Authored by David Kunian
This next Kitchen Sink show on Tuesday, home of the Spacetime and other assorted esoteric wisdom and cosmic tones for mental therapy, will celebrate the 50 years of All For One Records! 50 years! Longer than Motown. We'll be playing the work of AFO from the past, present,... Read more

Silence is Violence Music Clinic

Mon, 04/04/11
School-age children learn more than music during the Silence is Violence Music clinics held in the Bywater. Zach Young reports. Read more

Mating Parade

Sat, 04/02/11
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Mating Parade  It's a recurring fantasy in so many songs.   A parade of romances passing through your life.  Autobiographical for me?  Nope.  I recall girls fleeing from me and bruises from being poked with a ten-foot pole.    Perhaps autobiographical for musicians?  Maybe ... Read more

Revolution Social Aid & Pleasure Club Second Line Parade

Wed, 03/30/11
Check out photos from the Revolution Social Aid & Pleasure Club's annual second line from March 27th, 2011. From fabulous pin-stripe-suited gentlemen to fine, roaring-20's-flapper ladies, to a beautiful queen - this parade had it all and the pictures are amazing. Read more

Dave Bartholomew...LIVE ...Thursday, March 31...9 a.m.

Tue, 03/29/11
Authored by Lisa Barrios
DAVE BARTHOLOMEW & FRIENDS...LIVE !!! Dave Bartholomew will be gracing the studios of WWOZ this Thursday, March 31st, @ 9 a.m. Dave is playing live & bringing Bob French, David Torkanowsky, & Richard Mouton with him. Be sure to tune in this Thursday @ 9 a.m. for Dave Bar... Read more

New Orleans All The Way Live: Piano Night 2011

Tue, 03/29/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s episode of New Orleans All the Way Live, we enjoy the sounds of WWOZ’s "Piano Night" from years past while getting ready for Piano Night 2011. WWOZ's flagship event will take place at the New Orleans House of Blues on May 2nd. Read more

In Memoriam: 2010

Mon, 03/28/11
WWOZ honors the fallen heroes of New Orleans music who passed away in 2010, including Herman Leonard, Brandon Franklin, Albert "June" Gardner, Walter Payton, and many more that are sorely missed. During their lives, they made New Orleans and jazz music better for their dedicat... Read more

Willie "Pinetop" Perkins

Mon, 03/28/11
Authored by Danielle Small
Willie "Pinetop" Perkins passed away in his sleep at the age of 97 at his home in Austin, Texas. Willie Perkins born in 1913 on a cotton plantation outside of Belzoni, Mississippi left home at an early age and supported himself by playing guitar in juke joints. Playing with th... Read more

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