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Jungle Boogie

Thu, 03/11/10
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Welcome to the Jungle Why are there so many songs about the "jungle?"  Hundreds of songs from country and western to disco and every style in between. Jungle songs?   Imagine oooga boogas, oongowas, monkey and elephant noises and way too many Tarzan yells all put to music. ... Read more

Thank you

Wed, 03/10/10
Authored by Big D
What a wonderful show today. It was fortunate that I had the studio set when Tab Benoit came in late on George's show so we could bring him to you in best form. I really enjoyed engineering that set and can't wait to listen to the recording. Crossroad got about a 15 minute ... Read more


Wed, 03/10/10
Authored by George Ingmire
In Part 2 of NOATWL's birthday celebration, we listen to some living-room recordings captured during the show's first season. There's nothing electric on this show: just fiddles, accordions, acoustic guitars, cellos and beautiful voices. We also travel to the low country fo... Read more

Membership Drive Show

Tue, 03/09/10
Authored by Big D
For tomorrow's "Sittin' At The Crossroad" my friend Big Daddy O' will join me for the whole show and play some music for us LIVE. My other guest had to cancel due to 'work', she's a movie star too. Olga will join me in two weeks for a live set. For all of you who join or r... Read more

Old Style Dancing to Brand New Tunes

Tue, 03/09/10
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
Having just got back from the North Texas Irish Festival in Dallas, I have never been so glad of what is commonly referred to as ‘New-Orleans-Time'. I mean, don't get me wrong, it can be quite annoying when you find yourself waiting in a bar until 9 PM for friends who swo... Read more

Start the Adventure in Reading

Mon, 03/08/10
Authored by Julia Botero
Julia Botero visits a program that facilitates reading at early stages. Read more

"N.O. All the Way Live" Celebrates 1 Year

Fri, 03/05/10
Authored by Mike Kobrin
Happy first birthday, NOATWL! The audio documentary series, produced and hosted by ‘OZ deejay George Ingmire, investigates New Orleans culture against a backdrop of music, food, and live events. Here’s a peek behind the scenes as we chat with the man behind this syndicated WWO... Read more

Spring 2010 Membership Drive Highlights & Thank You's

Wed, 03/03/10
Check out these highlights from our Spring 2010 Membership Drive! We had dozens of great New Orleans musicians stop in to perform and chat live on the air — all to get YOU to help support 'OZ and the music of New Orleans. And we thank all of our volunteers, staff, musicians... Read more

Jason Moran Will Visit Jazz From the Market Thursday March 4th

Tue, 03/02/10
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
This Thursday Jason Moran, fabulous pianist and composer extraordinaire, will stop by the studio before going on to Snug Harbor for his appearance with the brilliant Herlin Riley. This young Houston native now resides in Brooklyn and has played with Cassandra Wilson, Stev... Read more

Kicking back with Bob Andrews

Tue, 03/02/10
Authored by George Ingmire
Bob Andrews has been in the music scene since the late 60s, taking part in UK Pub Rock before going to produce a number of great records including "There She Goes" by The Las. He made his way to New Orleans in the early 90s - collaborating with everybody from Marva Wright t... Read more

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