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Show Hosts' Favorite CDs of 2011

Mon, 11/22/10
As 2011 closes and we ring in 2012, we've been busy compiling show hosts' favorite albums into a list for your perusal. Check out our recommendations to add to your collection of New Orleans, Jazz and Heritage music. Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for November, 2010

Mon, 11/22/10
As we approach this season of celebration, let us pause in remembrance.A couple weeks ago musicians including Dave Bartholomew, Dr. John, Jon Cleary, Deacon John and Wendell Brunious delivered a heart-rending series of performances and eulogies to a small cadre of family an... Read more

In Memoriam: Albert "June" Gardner

Fri, 11/19/10
Authored by Jennifer R. Leslie
On November 19th, Albert "Gentleman June" Gardner passed away. Known by his friends and onstage as June Gardner, he was one of a small group of band leaders that lead from the back, behind the drums, or the "boom boom" as he would call them. The memorial service will be held o... Read more

Cajun Beef Pepper Steak

Tue, 11/16/10
This month's recipe comes to us courtesy of the Louisiana Cattlemen's Association. If you like the recipe, then check out Louisiana Cookin' magazine. Subscribe with the promotion code wwoz2010, and they'll donate $5 to WWOZ.Makes 4 ServingsIngredients1 pound boneless beef t... Read more

"Peanutty Slaw"

Tue, 11/16/10
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s show, we visit the Mother-In-Law Lounge on Claiborne Avenue in the Treme for set of music by the Tin Men, followed by the New Orleans Nightcrawlers, a brass band with serious chops. On this week’s culinary crossroads, we visit the Blue Plate Café for a taste o... Read more

Cleveland Embraces New Orleans at the Hall of Fame

Mon, 11/15/10
Authored by Sally Young
Rebirth Brass Band got the crowd on their feet before Trombone Shorty’s show at the House of Blues Friday night. Cleveland got a special treat when members of the Andrews family (James and Glen) made a surprise guest appearance with Troy. Saturday’s conference at Case Weste... Read more

Tribute to Idris Muhammad with Donald Harrison & Congo Square Nation

Sat, 11/13/10
Authored by Mike Kobrin
On Thursday, November 11, a room full of music lovers and jazz greats alike converged on Loyola University's Roussel Hall to celebrate and the life and work of legendary drummer Idris Muhammad, whose accomplishments and contributions to music throughout his life have helped... Read more

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Honors New Orleans Legends

Fri, 11/12/10
Authored by Sally Young
Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is rocking and rolling this week, honoring two of New Orleans' most beloved musicians.This year's installment of The Museum's American Masters Series, "Walking to New Orleans: The Music of Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew" is the main ... Read more

"Sweet Pie in the Sky"

Tue, 11/09/10
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s show, Susan Cowsill starts off the hour with ballads of love and an ode to New Orleans. In the second half, the Lost Bayou Ramblers bring you the two-step, the waltz and the stomp. This week’s culinary crossroads brings us to Hubig’s, a pie factory in the Faubour... Read more

Magic Moment from Jeffrey Dupuis

Mon, 11/08/10
Magic Moment from Jeffrey Dupuis Read more

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