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5 things to know for 12/16-12/22

Fri, 12/16/16
Ho ho ho! Lots of spirited offerings coming up this week. 1) The Trombone Shorty Foundation is hosting their annual Tunes for Toys toy drive and concert at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center (1225 N. Rampart) on Sunday, December 18 at 7p. Wendell Brunious and ... Read more

Sunday Second Line: Big Nine

Thu, 12/15/16

'WWOZ Jam Session' Revisited 7-10p tonight

Thu, 12/15/16

Voices of a Nation live today ~12:30p

Thu, 12/15/16

New from Hot 8 'Working Together'

Wed, 12/14/16
Second line season is in full swing and New Orleans brass bands are in the streets! Check out the latest from Hot 8, featuring scenes from the parades, 'Working Together.' Read more

#TisTheSeason to make a year-end donation to 'OZ

Wed, 12/14/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
With the holidays just around the corner, we hope that you'll consider giving an additional gift to 'OZ. Your support allows us to continue preserving New Orleans music, history, culture and heritage for many years to come. #TisTheSeason to help us keep on guarding the groo... Read more

Thelonious Monk Institute/NOCCA Sextet

Tue, 12/13/16
Thelonious Monk Institute/NOCCA Sextet on Cuttin Class, December 12, 2016 Read more

New music spotlight: Gravy

Tue, 12/13/16
Authored by Chris Saucier
Gravy has created their own original sound with their latest album Get Busy Living. A mixture of neo-soul, indie rock, and “a whole bunch of New Orleans funk” on top of it all comes through with Gravy. Get Busy Living is produced by founding member of Galactic, Robert Mercu... Read more

Watch Thelonious Monk Institute/NOCCA Sextet on Cuttin' Class today at 5p

Mon, 12/12/16

Video: Vasti Jackson 'Standing On The Corner'

Mon, 12/12/16
Mississippi bluesman Vasti Jackson was recently announced as a nominee for a 2017 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album for his latest release, The Soul of Jimmie Rodgers. We were happy to have Vasti back in our studio in October as he shared some tracks from this f... Read more

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