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"One Year of New Orleans All the Way Live"

Mon, 03/01/10
Authored by George Ingmire
NOATWL celebrates its first birthday! We'll feature the first-year highlights, from the Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Little Freddie King to the hangover cure known as yakamein and Willie Mae's award-winning chicken. Tune in as we turn the groove up to 11 for the next 60 minut... Read more

Heavy D's Great Song Selection on Monday Mornings

Sun, 02/28/10
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Conference of the Birds  Heavy D's Monday morning (6am to 9am) jazz show usually starts with Dave Holland's Conference of the Birds.  I hadn't heard this piece since 1977 when my fellow deli workers discussed this piece through an entire lunch rush.  We were always looking ... Read more

French Quarter Fest: April 17-19

Thu, 02/25/10
French Quarter Fest is just around the corner! Tune in online or on the airwaves to catch plenty of live broadcasts from the 26th annual free music festival, including the Honey Island Swamp Band, Astral Project, Big Chief Bo Dollis Jr. & the Wild Magnolias, The Revealers, and... Read more

Bill Summers Turns Up The Heat

Wed, 02/24/10
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
The difficult thing about interviewing a musician in a car is that, sooner or later, someone will insist in trying to reverse park in front of your stationary vehicle and, after getting all kinds of annoyed, will completely derail your interviewee’s train of thought.  Of co... Read more

Presentation at 2010 Grammy Luncheon for Music Executives

Tue, 02/23/10
Authored by David Freedman
The following is a transcript of a presentation by David Freedman, General Manager of WWOZ FM New Orleans, at the Grammy Week Louisiana Economic Development Office of Entertainment Brunch for 300 music industry executives. Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles January ... Read more

New Orleans Buries the Aint's

Tue, 02/23/10
The New Orleans Saints are no longer the "Aint's" after their stunning Superbowl victory. Fans, musicians and a few celebrities got together last weekend for a second line parade to bury the Aint's for good in traditional New Orleans style. Local photographer Jerry Moran share... Read more

Andre "Mr. Rhythm" Williams on Wednesday Night 10 to 12 Kitchen Sink Show

Mon, 02/22/10
Join us Wednesday February 24 at 10:00 p.m. as Andre Williams drops in to chew the fat with David Kunian, Double A and A.J. Andre has been really busy with three new albums in the pipeline and he just released his debut work of fiction, a short-story and poetry collection ... Read more

1949 In Louisiana Music

Mon, 02/22/10
Authored by Tom Morgan
Join Tom Morgan on the Tuesday New Orleans Music Show from 11 am to 2 pm for 1949 in Louisiana music. The show will continue its look at the music of New Orleans and Louisiana on a year by year basis. Tomorrow's show will feature the first recordings of Professor Longhair, ... Read more

Ray Moore to Visit the Studio

Mon, 02/22/10
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
Ray Moore will be visiting Jazz from the Market a little after 5 p.m. this Thursday before going on to Snug Harbor for his 8 and 10 p.m. shows with the group Brasilliance! Ray Moore is perhaps best-known as a lead alto saxophonist and woodwind doubler, having worked with s... Read more

Captain Mackey's Excellent Adventure

Mon, 02/22/10
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
So, what's in a name? Especially a band name. Well, here's the thing - sometimes they confuse, and sometimes they defy explanation, but sometimes they convey something very real about the band itself. Captain Mackey's Goatskin and String Band - try saying that three times ... Read more

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