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Satchmo Symposium at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre

Mon, 08/01/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Satchmo SummerFest is happening August 4-7. More than just great music will be hitting the stages around Jackson Square, though-- the Satchmo Symposium provides a deep dive into a number of topics surrounding Louis Armstrong, his life, and New Orleans music and music histor... Read more

New music spotlight: Miss Sophie Lee & the Parish Suites

Mon, 08/01/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
The rich, romantic, and sweet voice of Miss Sophie Lee shines on her latest with group the Parish Suites, Traverse This Universe. Shades of Billie Holiday peek up from Lee's voice throughout, and she does it right. Joining her for this latest release are producers/songwrite... Read more

New music spotlight: Ameal Cameron

Sun, 07/31/16
Authored by Amairi Cordova
"This EP was inspired by themes of love, heartbreak, infatuation, and faith. But as for the way R&B is evolving, I have mixed feelings about it. It sounds good from a musical standpoint, but the content is really what bothers me. Nowadays, the genre only talks about doing p... Read more

Satchmo SummerFest 2016 Music Lineup

Sun, 07/31/16
This year's festival moves to Jackson Square and features dozens of local performers paying tribute to Pops. Read more

World Journey Playlist 07/30/16

Sat, 07/30/16
Num. Title Artist Time Release Start Time 1 Amanga Neqiniso Mahotella Queens 03:24 Ezesimanje 2016/7/30 16:07:41 2 Louloune Coupe Cloue 07:19 Sociss 2016/7/30 16:11:25 3 Cumbia En Do Menor Lito Barri... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 06/30/16

Sat, 07/30/16
Num. Title Artist Time Release Start Time 1 Soul Loco Suite Deep Street Soul 03:23 Look Out Watch Out 2016/7/29 22:03:20 2 Weep For Me Brown Sugar feat. Clydie King 03:11 Tears Full Of Soul CD1 2016/7/29 22:07:01 ... Read more

Summer Drink Recipes

Fri, 07/29/16
Two cool drink recipes from our cookbook, That Sounds Good! First up, it's Rock Star Drink from Glen David Andrews, which combines apple and ginger into a crisp cool libation. And Randy Fertel contributes the Mango Rumba. Read more

5 things to know for 7/29-8/4

Fri, 07/29/16
'5 things to know' is a weekly feature highlighting different parts of the WWOZ world that you may have missed this week, including unique WWOZ programming and video, plus New Orleans events, artists, places, features, and more. For 7/29-8/4: 1) Our video team released a n... Read more

New music spotlight: Leroy Jones

Wed, 07/27/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
"The mission of the Leroy Jones Quintet is to expose audiences everywhere to the authentic music of New Orleans; the music of Louis Armstrong, Buddy Bolden, Danny Barker and all the other greats who have helped create the rich gumbo that is the sound of New Orleans while pu... Read more

New music spotlight: Branford Marsalis

Tue, 07/26/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
For Upward Spiral, the latest from Branford Marsalis and his quartet, Marsalis partnered with vocalist Kurt Elling, a man with a deeply rich voice that's comparable to the great Frank Sinatra. The resulting sound as these two masters of the modern era combine is one of stre... Read more

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