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Jimmy Crowley Returns to New Orleans

Tue, 11/17/09
Authored by Sean O'Meara
Story by Sharon Armstrong. The thing about Jimmy Crowley --consummate storyteller, songwriter, song collector, musician, and ethnographer -- is that you never quite know what you will get. Crowley has been at the center of the Irish folk music scene since the seventies, w... Read more

1959 - Jazz's greatest year ever

Tue, 11/17/09
Authored by David Kunian
Tonight 11/17/09 on the Kitchen Sink, after some preview music for Stanton Moore's James Black gig at Chickie Wah Wah and Loyola, Neko Case, and Dan Auerbach/Justin Townes Earle, we'll put on a bale of jazz from 1959, possibly the greatest year of recorded music ever. Dig ... Read more

Johnny Mercer Centennial

Tue, 11/17/09
Authored by Tom Morgan
I will include an hour tribute to Johnny Mercer on Jazz Roots to celebrate what would have been his 100th birthday. I will focus on Johnny as a songwriter and Johnny as a singer. Join us and learn more about this songwriting icon. Read more

Facebook fan page

Mon, 11/16/09
Authored by Big D
FB.init("18336c290508bbdfa64e405f0b516634");'Sittin' At The Crossroad' on WWOZ in New Orleans on Facebook Read more

Dr. John birthday celebration / unfinished business with Percy Mayfield

Mon, 11/16/09
Authored by George Ingmire
Last week, I embarked on playing some Percy Mayfield to celebrate his poetic nature. As is often the case, plans changed, so I only got through a portion of his music. This week I fix that. Following Percy Mayfield will be an all out Night Tripper throwdown. Dr. John will ... Read more

Music Education in New Orleans: Wilbert Rawlins, Jr.

Mon, 11/16/09
Authored by David Weinberg

Mr. Potato Head

Sat, 11/14/09
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Thanksgiving is by far the nation's most boring holiday. Even the main event - gorging on food is compromised by the selection. Turkey' tastes like plywood and the second and third place finishers, potatoes and stuffing, are only edible if covered in gravy fat. Even the ... Read more

"A Bowl Of Soul"

Fri, 11/13/09
Authored by George Ingmire
We set our soulful sights on the swamp boogie of Ernie Vincent and the Top Notes, followed by some Brother Tyrone and the Mindbenders — all recorded live at the 2009 Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival in mid-October. The culinary crossroads continues its tasty travels by ... Read more

Savory Sweet Potato Stew

Thu, 11/12/09
This month's recipe is a Savory Sweet Potato Stew, just in time to warm you up for the chilly winter months. It comes to us from Angelique Page of Chicago, IL, and was featured in the October issue of Louisiana Cookin' magazine. Read more

Wess "Warmdaddy" Anderson to Visit WWOZ and Snug Harbor

Thu, 11/12/09
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
Brilliant jazz saxophonist Wessell "Warmdaddy" Anderson will appear tonight (Thursday, November 12th at 8 and 10 p.m.) at Snug Harbor along with Victor Adkins (p), Ed Perkins (s), Troy Davis (d) and Roland Guerin (b) in what promises to be incredible shows. On Wednesday, P... Read more

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