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Yet another test

Wed, 11/30/16
Here we go. Exotic Far Future expiration in effect, whatever that is! Read more

Smithsonian makes more than 5,000 Arhoolie Records tracks available

Wed, 11/30/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Earlier this year, Smithsonian Folkways acquired Arhoolie Records, a label that released more than 350 albums in various formats starting in 1960. The incredible Arhoolie catalog is available again, now from Smithsonian Folkways, streaming and on CD. Arhoolie is known for "... Read more

Test article 11/29

Tue, 11/29/16

Jeremy Davenport's Grandma's Chocolate Cake

Tue, 11/29/16
This recipe for home-made chocolate cake, is Jeremy Davenport's contribution to That Sounds Good: A Cookbook Celebrating 30 Years of WWOZ. Read more

Danny Barker: 'A Life In Jazz'

Tue, 11/29/16
Authored by Olivia Greene
The long-awaited Historic New Orleans Collection publication of Danny Barker's 1986 autobiography A Life In Jazz is a real treat for both lovers traditional jazz and students of New Orleans history. This 2016 edition expands upon the earlier printing by including nearly two... Read more

New music spotlight: Mia Borders

Tue, 11/29/16
The latest from New Orleans native Mia Borders packs a soulful punch. Fever Dreams shines with Borders' unique modern R&B sound while integrating heartfelt storytelling. Heralded locally and nationally as a great talent, Borders has been featured on AXS.tv’s coverage of The... Read more

WWOZ Hosts' Favorite Recordings of 2016

Mon, 11/28/16
  WWOZ's show hosts have begun compiling their lists of the best CDs of 2016. When it's time to shop for your favorite music lovers (or yourself!), let those-in-the-know point you to the latest great New Orleans, Cajun, Jazz or Blues tunes. Derrick Freeman | T.R. Johnson... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 11/25/26

Sat, 11/26/16
1    I Want My Baby Back    Tyrone Ashley's Funky Music Machine    02:36    Let Me Be Your Man    2016/11/25 22:01:40 2    People Get Ready    The Persuasions    03:34    Man, Oh Man: The Power Of The Persuasions    2016/11/25 22:04:30 3    Am I Asking Too Much?    Naomi She... Read more

5 things to know for 11/25-12/1

Fri, 11/25/16
1) Flu season is coming up and the New Orleans Musicians Clinic and Tales of the Cocktail have teamed up with Walgreens to offer another round of Shots4Shots, an event with free flu shots for local musicians, performers, and service industry workers. If you fit in either of... Read more

Men & Lady Buckjumpers Second Line Parade on Sunday

Thu, 11/24/16

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