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Cuttin' Class with NOCCA

Cuttin' Class
WWOZ and Coventry are proud to present "Cuttin' Class"

WWOZ Presents Cuttin' Class

Class got brassFor over 30 years WWOZ has put New Orleans music, past and present, on the airwaves. Now we are looking to the future by showcasing Nola's newest crop of young musicians. Together with Coventry Health Care of Louisiana, WWOZ is thrilled to present Cuttin' Class - a series of live in-studio performances by middle and high school age students from the Greater New Orleans area.

Each Cuttin' Class presentation brings young Nola musicians to the studio to give them the chance to perform on live radio. Our show hosts sit down with the band leaders to talk about the band, what it's like to be young musician, and about the music education opportunities in New Orleans. The future is in our hands, and we want to give it all the encouragement and support we can. The schools and organizations bringing bands to Cuttin' Class are doing just that: making sure that New Orleans music is a passed on down through the generations.

Please tune in, sit back, and be in awe of our city's musical heritage that has inspired such incredible music from such young folks. And get excited - because future is bright!

Check out the photos below from recent Cuttin' Class presentations.


Cuttin' Class with NOCCA

Students from NOCCA play live in the WWOZ Studio.



Meet the Band

NOCCA does Cuttin' Class!  Brayden Turner (drums), Eddie Leiva (guitar), Thomas Glass (drums), Eliot Guerin (piano),  John Michael Bradford (trumpet), WWOZ's Crystal Gross, NOCCA's Michael Pellera, Jeffery Miller (trombone), and Jud Mitchell (bass).






Schedule of Upcoming Performers

12/19, 4:30p - NO Jazz Orchestra Students


Past Cuttin' Class Performers

Lower 9th Ward String Orchestra

Chalmette High Brass Band

Roots of Music

Armstrong Band Camp

The Martin Behrman Charter School Academy of Creative Arts and Sciences

The Red Wolf Brass Band, the sequel

The Warren Easton High School Brass Band

The Preservation Hall Junior Jazz Band

The Sophie B. Wright Brass Band

The Don "Moose" Jamison Heritage School of Music

The Red Wolf Brass Band


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