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All Vinyl - New Orleans Music Show

Wed, 08/11/10
Authored by George Ingmire
What's your vinyl story? For me, it was visits to the record store on the weekend. With my allowance and a few extra dollars subsidized by my nana Ingmire, I searched the bins for vinyl like someone on a treasure hunt. Years later, I'd abandoned records for the less subs... Read more

Magic Moment from Frenchy

Mon, 08/09/10

I'm Back!

Mon, 08/09/10
Authored by Charles Burchell
Please join me at 4 p.m. CDT for "Jazz from The French Market." I've been gone for seven weeks and really missed doing the show. But thanks to Jeff Greenberg, who very ably put together some top notch shows in my stead, I was able to hear jazz like I like it by way of Oz's ... Read more

"Maple Leaf Bar"

Thu, 08/05/10
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s show, we check out the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street in Uptown New Orleans. Throughout the years, poets, piano players and propagators of funk have made the Maple Leaf their home away from home. We'll hear some live music from Maple Leaf regulars Papa Grows Funk ... Read more

Yesterday's Amazing Broadcasts at WWOZ

Wed, 08/04/10
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Wow! Yesterday was WWOZ at it's best. As I traveled the last leg of a grueling 1,200 mile trip to Baltimore yesterday, I was accompanied by a beautiful hitchhiker - the WWOZ Iphone application.  A hitchhiker who told amazing stories and played great music in the form of ... Read more

Louis Armstrong

Tue, 08/03/10
In honor of his anniversary, India Brown gives us a quick primer on Pops' career. Read more

Still Singing the Blues documentary on Tuesday Kitchen Sink

Mon, 08/02/10
Authored by David Kunian
Y'all get ready because we're bringing you the blues this Tuesday - 8/3/10 at 10 PM CST. First we'll put on the great documentary "Still Singing the Blues" produced by hard working radiomen Barry Yeoman and Richard Ziglar. As they say, "Louisiana’s Interstate-10 corridor b... Read more

Magic Moment from Aron Lambert

Mon, 08/02/10

"New Orleans-Brazil-Chicago Express"

Fri, 07/30/10
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s show, we explore the musical ties among New Orleans, Brazil, Chicago by way of musicians Ray Moore and Jeff Albert. Culinary Crossroads: La Boca, a restaurant in the Central Business District of New Orleans. Read more

Out of the Mississippi Backwoods: Eric Deaton Live on the Blues Breakdown!

Thu, 07/29/10
“A red second hand guitar with a bunch of knobs and switches, plugged into a Sears & Roebuck amplifier, an ass pocket of Jack Daniels and a box of fried chicken, riding towards a cabin set deep in the Mississippi backwood…** Chulahoma trrance blues lives on in the drone and... Read more

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