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"Sweet, Savory and Soulful"

Mon, 12/20/10
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s show, we return to the music of Henry Butler, Rebecca Barry and Jason Marsalis, all recorded live at the Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro. We also hear from Liz Williams, president and director of the Southern Food and Beverage Museum about an upcoming sugar exhibit. ... Read more

Heavy D's annual Alt-Xmas Show, Thurs., 12/23, 4-7 pm

Sat, 12/18/10
What is Alt-Xmas? It's Xmas music without the perky holiday cheer, Xmas with sass, sauciness and satire: talking back to Santa, sexing up to Santa, mamboing to Santa, all kinds of bluesin' and soulin' rather than carolin'. Sure there will be some straight-up heartfelt jazz ... Read more

Holiday Soul Special

Sat, 12/18/10
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Join the Midnight Creeper and Alski for seven hours of holiday soul, blues and funk. Get down to the Xmas sound. Starting 10 p.m. to 5a.m. Christmas day. Read more

dave bartholomew drops in for his birthday

Thu, 12/16/10
Authored by Lisa Barrios
This next Thursday, I will be honored to have , both Dave Bartholomew & Bob French, visit me in " my living room ". Dave was recently inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, & it's also his birthday on the 24th, ( Bob's is the 27th ) So we will have alot to talk about .&... Read more

The Christmas Show

Thu, 12/16/10
Authored by Raymond Kent
Tune in from 6 to 9 a.m. CST, Friday, December 17, 2010. There will be a few conventional Christmas songs, done in an unconventional way, but most of the show will celebrate what I consider to be the main messages of the season, Peace on earth, and Joy to the world. Join ... Read more

"Amuse Bouche: Réveillon Celebration (Part III of III)"

Tue, 12/14/10
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s show, we enjoy three sets of music starting with saxophonist Rebecca Barry, followed by vibraphonist Jason Marsalis and closing with the inimitable Henry Butler on piano. We also pay a visit to Chef Anthony Spizale of The Rib Room, as he talks about growing up in... Read more

Magic Moment from Carmen Post

Mon, 12/13/10
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"There's this cat called Booker, and he can play some piano" - Allen Toussaint on how he first heard of James Booker.

Mon, 12/13/10
Authored by David Kunian
As we do annually on the Kitchen Sink and late lamented Jazz Lunatique around this time of year. James Booker - 2 hours - Kitchen Sink December 14 at 10 PM And in the spirit of James Booker, a report from Deep Cough on the Amsterdam Cannabis Cup 2010. I know how you're cl... Read more

Holiday Events 2010

Sat, 12/11/10
Upcoming holiday events throughout New Orleans will bring cheer and delight into the New Year, with enough dancing to keep you warm and gingerbread to keep you full. Help us expanding our listings by telling us about your favorite events. Read more

Jamie's 2010 WWOZ Memories

Fri, 12/10/10
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
The boss at WWOZ asked us tree elves to write about a 2010 WWOZ highlight:     Don't tell my sister this but I had Gemma, my 14 year old niece, tally sober versus drunk callers during my Saturday midnight until 3am show.  The ratio of sobers to drunks was two and a half dru... Read more

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