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"Big Chief"

Wed, 02/23/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s show, we meet up with the 9th Ward Marching Band, as they get ready for Carnival. Along the Culinary Crossroads, we enjoy a Carnival tradition--King Cake! We visit Cake Café and their new twist on an old tradition: green apple and goat cheese King Cake. As pa... Read more

Struggles in Haiti continue, as Jazz Fest prepares to host Haitian artists and musicians

Mon, 02/21/11
Authored by Bill Sasser
Journalist Bill Sasser reports on the current efforts of New Orleans-based Hope for Haitian Children and its director, Marie- Jose Poux a year after the earthquake. As Jazz Fest rolls around, New Orleanians with ties to Haiti bring aid to Haiti and work to promote Haitian cult... Read more

Glen David Andrews - live in studio

Sun, 02/20/11
Authored by George Ingmire
This song is hard to shake once you hear it. Just saying. Read more

Tune in Wednesday February 23 at 7:00 p.m.on Records From The Crypt Show as we celebrate the birthday of Bobby Charles

Fri, 02/18/11
Be sure to tune in Wednesday February 23 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Records from the Crypt Show as Billy Delle and the Boudin Man team up to Celebrate the birthday of Bobby Charles.We will be spinning the music of Bobby Charles as well as discussing the inner conductiv... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for February, 2011

Thu, 02/17/11
Dear Listener,"The Green Room is smoking and the Plaza burning down..."It's Carnival Time and 'OZ's definitely in the 'Zone. We're fixin' to debut our very own Mardi Gras float this year! Coming to a neighborhood near you, in some of the season's most festivious parades tha... Read more

"Mr. Mardi Gras"

Tue, 02/15/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s show, we hear from Matt Lemmler about his approach to musical arrangements, followed by the Pfister Sisters who bring music, humor, and harmony to new heights. And that’s not all, we also visit a local fresh foods market in Hollygrove and walk down memory lan... Read more

Fleischmann’s Yeast King Cake

Mon, 02/14/11
A traditional King Cake is circular in shape to represent a crown, and decorated with sugar tinted in the classic Carnival colors---green, gold, and purple, symbolizing faith, power, and justice. If you're tired of eating grocery store King Cake and want a great recipe to u... Read more

Magic Moment from Washboard Chaz

Mon, 02/14/11
Magic Moment from Washboard Chaz Read more

HBO’s Treme hosts 2nd Annual “My Darlin’ New Orleans” Auction and Celebrity Gala

Sun, 02/13/11
HBO’s Treme hosted the 2nd Annual “My Darlin’ New Orleans” Auction and Celebrity Gala and raised over $100,000 to be split by The Roots of Music and the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic and Assistance Foundation. Check out photo highlights from the evening's celebration. Read more

Sisters, Brothers, Twins - Music From Family Bands

Sat, 02/12/11
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
(We're in a family way)  Tonight's show will go beyond the too-familiar family groups such as the Jackson Five and Andrews / Boswell / Lemon / etc Sisters and try all the "brother," "sister" "family" and "twin" groups that don't get the headlines. Yeah, groups like:Davis S... Read more

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