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Magic Moment from Grace

Mon, 09/13/10

'OZone Email Newsletter for September, 2010

Mon, 09/13/10
Dear Listener, I just renewed my membership online. I didn't intend to -- I usually wait for the Membership Drive, which is just around the corner (September 30 through October 7). I like to pledge when there's someone on air doing something uber-cool, whether it's a show... Read more

Ella, Lady Day and Sassy

Sun, 09/12/10
Authored by Elizabeth Meneray
My jazz education involved mostly artists who played instruments, not vocalists. There were really only three vocalists who were deemed by my mentor to be worthy of intense study: Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan. I loved Ella immediately. Her style is ... Read more

Jamie's Katrina and Sept 11 (with photos and video)

Sat, 09/11/10
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Anniversaries Week(of fear!)   My dogs are deathly afraid of bad weather so I was not surprised to wake up to a familiar nose-to-snout view of Wally's fearful eyes.  Wally's a big baby.  I went right back to sleep.  Rain puts me into lala land.  I woke up to Mary's alarmed ... Read more

The Battle of New Orleans 09/11

Fri, 09/10/10
The Battle of New Orleans. 09/11/10 PRAYER VIGIL AND AWARENESS CONCERT "Providence has showered on this favored land blessings with out number, and has chosen you as the guardians of freedom, to preserve it for the benefit of the human race" - Andrew Jackson Prayers at Ja... Read more

Drew Landry the BP Blues & The Battle of New Orleans

Fri, 09/10/10
Drew Landry says it "isn't about me", it's about a song and a benefit. It's about saving South Louisiana and the Gulf Coast from washing away. It's about standing up for the people that are the real America, not the greed that leeches the life from the land. It's about get... Read more

Louisiana Buffalo Shrimp

Thu, 09/09/10
This recipe for Louisiana Buffalo Shrimp comes from Chef Brent Applewhite from Refuel Café in New Orleans. If you like the recipe, then check out Louisiana Cookin' magazine. Subscribe with the promotion code wwoz2010, and they'll donate $5 to WWOZ. Read more

"Crab Melt Blues"

Tue, 09/07/10
Authored by George Ingmire
On today's show, we do some dancing with Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers followed by Amanda Shaw and the Cute Guys. This week's segment of culinary crossroads features the Louisiana blue crab melt, a dish that blends local seafood with Italian bread and cheese. We'... Read more

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey to guest on Jazz from the French Market

Mon, 09/06/10
Authored by Charles Burchell
We'll be talking in studio today with the Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey about their journey from Tulsa, Oklahoma to become one of the cutting edge groups in contemporary jazz. If you caught them yesterday for their in store appearance at the Louisiana Music Factory or last night'... Read more

Magic Moment from The Fosters

Sun, 09/05/10

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