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'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

Direct from The IBC, Przytula & Kruk. Polish duo Live on WWOZ

Wed, 02/09/11
Authored by Big D
Przytula & Kruk (pronounced „psheetooa & crook”) Bartosz Przytuła & Tomasz Kruk are two young guys who share their love for live music and the passion of traditional acoustic blues. Since August 2008, with an unstoppable impetus they have gone through leading Polish music ... Read more

Marching Bands Part 2

Wed, 02/09/11
Authored by Zachary Young
Following up with a school band that we first met last year, Zach Young finds out how they are doing now. Read more

World Journey Prison Special

Tue, 02/08/11
Authored by Suzanne Corley
Tune in this Saturday for a special World Journey featuring songs written from or about prison. Dimitri and Dylan and I are putting our heads together for a World Journey like no other! Read more

An immensely talented jazz and New Orleans drummer returns to WWOZ, Friday, February 11, at 8:30 a.m.

Tue, 02/08/11
Authored by Raymond Kent
The great jazz and second line drummer Herlin Riley, veteran of dozens of recordings playing with the greats, from Ahmad Jamal and Wynton Marsalis to the present-day Kermit Ruffins and more, and rhythm maker for countless live bands including his own, comes to visit me, Ray... Read more

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