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Brass Band news! Chetsta is hanging out with Raymond Kent and then playing live on January 14, 8 to 9 a.m.

Tue, 01/11/11
Authored by Raymond Kent
The new year is getting off to a good start at The Jazz Crossroads. This week only, the Brass Band Half Hour shifts to an 8 o'clock start (New Orleans time) and goes live! Chet "Chetsta" Overall, the tenor saxophone player for the Lagniappe Brass Band, has committed to br... Read more

Charlie B is back

Mon, 01/10/11
Authored by Charles Burchell
Well, after a work trip that covered the past three major holidays, I'm back at WWOZ for another edition of "Jazz from the French Market." First of all, my sincere thanks to Jeff Greenberg who filled in for me. Jeff, you did an amazing job. There's been a lot of new music t... Read more

Magic Moment from Tondrae Kemp

Mon, 01/10/11
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Mon, 01/10/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s show, we kick things off by hopping a train from Mississippi to New Orleans with Little Freddie King; making it to the city just in time to catch some bawdy throws from the Krewe du Vieux parade. After that we upgrade our ride to funk with the B3 Summit before ha... Read more

Vincent Broussard is mixin' it up with Lisa Barrios Jan 13, 10a.m. ish CST

Thu, 01/06/11
Authored by Lisa Barrios
Vincent Broussard, saxophonist with the Rebirth Brass Band , has a new CD, " Rebirth Revisited ", a Slow Drag Production. He's gonna visit with me, & we'll talk about this new project,& of course, play some things from it. I hope you'll join us ! This Thursday, Jan. 13, 10... Read more


Tue, 01/04/11
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 the Blue Nile where Rex is joined on stage by Austin Johnson... Read more

Magic Moment from Bill Iuso

Mon, 01/03/11
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5 Whole Cosmo Jazz Hours of Sun Ra!

Mon, 01/03/11
Authored by David Kunian
Clear out your mind and gather your soul and make sure you've got the coordinates set for the Other Planes of There Because... The Dial-Wielders and Interval Meditators of the Kitchen Sink and Late Night Jazz are going to take your mind to the ends of the universe with 5... Read more

Mamere’s Brown Oyster Stew in Pastry Shells

Mon, 01/03/11
Based on a family recipe and reinterpreted by Chef John Folse, this stew is a unique option for hors d'oeuvres, with fresh Louisiana oysters and no spoons or bowls to wash later. If you like the recipe, then check out Louisiana Cookin' magazine. Subscribe with the promotion... Read more

Happy Carnival!

Mon, 01/03/11
The 2009 Carnival Season begins on Tuesday, January 6 with a brand-new walking parade in the French Quarter and the annual Twelfth Night streetcar ride of the Phunny Phorty Phellows. Read more

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