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Jazz Fest Magic Moment from Ryan McCrary & Mark Charney

Thu, 01/07/10

In Memoriam: 2009

Wed, 01/06/10
During 2009 we lost some amazing musicians and friends, including Snooks Eaglin, Eddie Bo, and Antoinette K-Doe, who've contributed richness to the musical tapestry of New Orleans and the world. Join us in remembering their songs and their spirits, and add your own tributes to... Read more

Bob's favorite shirt

Tue, 01/05/10
Authored by Tom Morgan
A listener has asked me to post a picture of Bob French in his new shirt. Here it is: Read more

"Who Got Da Baby?"

Tue, 01/05/10
Authored by George Ingmire
We kick off Carnival season — which officially begins January 6 — with New Orleans bluesman Spencer Bohren, followed by jazz guitarist Tony Green. Along the way, we meet up with one of the Phunny Phorty Phellows and have a taste of King Cake, a delicious Mardi Gras traditio... Read more

Your Cousin Dimitri's Annual Children's Music Show

Sat, 01/02/10
Authored by Your Cousin Dimitri
Tune in on the first Sunday of 2010 for Your Cousin Dimitri's annual show of blues, folk and country music suitable for kids. Leadbelly, Woody Guthrie, Elvis, Dylan... all singing for children, or music that could fool you into thinking it's good for the young uns. Turn o... Read more

Hawaiians and the Sugar Bowl

Sat, 01/02/10
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
As a French Quarter resident, tourists stopped making an impression years ago.  However, as I walked through today's Sugar Bowl crowd, I got surprisingly nostalgic about the University of Hawaii fans from the 2007 Sugar Bowl.  Sentimental even.  Like missing an old friend. ... Read more

Sun Ra on the Kitchen Sink

Tue, 12/29/09
Authored by David Kunian
The Tone Scientists of WWOZ will present The music of Sun Ra tonight on the Kitchen Sink to celebrate the New Year. 10 PM - midnight. We'll travel the Spaceways, orbit the heliocentric worlds, visit outer planes of there, and school you on the other worlds they haven't to... Read more

"Yuki Izakaya"

Tue, 12/29/09
Authored by George Ingmire
We visit Yuki Izakaya, a Japanese restaurant and sake bar on Frenchmen Street. The place is run by Yuki Yamaguchi and features live acoustic music by bands like The Oneironauts, Wazozo, and By and By String Band throughout the week. Nestled in the musical epicenter of New O... Read more

Neighbors get help Hands On

Tue, 12/29/09
Authored by Julia Botero

Top CDs of the Decade Show

Sun, 12/27/09
Authored by Tom Morgan
The Top New Orleans CDs for the decade, listed alphabetically by first name. I did not pick the best of the best. Group - Year - Label - CD Title Aaron Neville - 2003 - Verve - Nature Boy Bobby Lounge - 2005 - self - I Remember The Night Your Trailer Burned Down Chr... Read more

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