WWOZ Live Event Broadcasts

Live Broadcast from Snug Harbor: Rebecca Barry

DATE
Sun, Aug 23, 2009 10:00pm

WWOZ and Snug Harbor will bring you another live broadcast with Jazz Saxophonist and Vocalist Rebecca Barry on Sunday, August 23, at 10 p.m.

Rebecca Barry returns to Snug Harbor on alto, tenor, and soprano saxes. She'll be accompanied by jazz specialists Jesse Boyd on bass, Michael Pellera on piano, and Johnny Vidacovich on drums for an hour of bebop, ballads, and beyond! Mark your calendars and tune in to WWOZ 90.7 FM in New Orleans or on the Web at WWOZ.org.

 

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WWOZ Live Broadcast
WWOZ 90.7 FM & wwoz.org
Rebecca Barry
Saxophonist/vocalist Rebecca Barry

Satchmo SummerFest 2009

DATE
Sat, Aug 1, 2009
TIME
2:00pm - 5:45pm

Join WWOZ for a live broadcast on Saturday, August 1, from Satchmo SummerFest 2009 down by the old U.S. Mint at Esplanade in the French Quarter!

2 - 2:45 p.m. We'll bring you the sounds of the Young New Orleans Traditional Brass Band, established by the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park with the help of the Tremé Brass Band and the Storyville Stompers.

3 - 4:15 p.m. N.O. Jazz & Heritage Foundation Program Director Sharon Martin lends us her gospel-tinged voice for a set.

4:30 - 5:45 p.m. Trombonist and vocalist Glen David Andrews & The Lazy Six perform some traditional jazz and classic New Orleans tunes.

So if you can't make it on down to the Mint, tune in online for a sampling of the sweet summer sounds in tribute to Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong!

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Glen David Andrews
Glen David Andrews

'OZ Vibes Series: Playing for Change

DATE
Fri, Jul 17, 2009
TIME
12:00pm - 1:00pm

On Friday, July 17, WWOZ will broadcast "Playing for Change" live from our studio during the New Orleans Music Show with Black Mold from noon to 1 p.m.

The broadcast is part of our 'OZ Vibes series, generously sponsored by The Transportation Revolution — the Home of Ducati, Triumph & Vespa in New Orleans.

The group will also play a live show at Tipitina's Uptown on Saturday, July 18, at 10 p.m.

About the show: Traveling the world for a decade, Grammy-winning producer/engineer Mark Johnson and the Playing For Change team brought together diverse musicians in a heroic effort to inspire peace through the universal language of music. Their ambitious journey took them from post-apartheid South Africa, through the ancient sites and conflict regions of the Middle East, to the remote beauty of the Himalayas and beyond.

Using innovative mobile technology, the PFC crew filmed and recorded more than 100 musicians, largely outdoors, in parks, plazas and promenades, in doorways, on cobblestone streets and amid hilly pueblos. Each captured performance created a kaleidoscopic new mix in which essentially the artists are all performing together, albeit hundreds or thousands of miles apart.

The group currently features:

Mohammed Alidu - djembe

Clarence Bekker - vocals

Peter Bunetta - drums

Grandpa Elliott - vocals/harmonica

Mermans Kenkosenki - vocals/congas

Ruth Lipuo Tsira - Vocals

Juan Portillo - electric bass

Louis Mhlanga - Electric guitar

Jason Tamba - Acoustic guitar

Francois Vigue - percussion

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'OZ Vibes
WWOZ 90.7 FM
Playing for Change
Playing for Change at Santa Monica Pier

'OZ Vibes Series: Sierra Leone's Refugee All-Stars

DATE
Wed, Jul 15, 2009
TIME
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Born in the midst of a violent, decade-long civil war, the Sierra Leone Refugee All-Stars have found a place of refuge through music, a sense of purpose and a source of power. The band has seen the worst that this world can offer — yet through their unflinching spirit and joyful sound they celebrate the best in all of us.

On Wednesday, July 15, we'll be broadcasting the Sierra Leone Refugee All-Stars live from our WWOZ performance studio from noon to 1 p.m., during the New Orleans Music Show with George Ingmire.

The broadcast is part of our 'OZ Vibes series, generously sponsored by The Transportation Revolution — the Home of Ducati, Triumph & Vespa in New Orleans. Tune in and don't miss this spirited fusion of traditional West African music, roots reggae and rhythmic traditional folk, which was featured in the film Blood Diamond starring Leonardo DiCaprio!

The group will also play a live show at Blue Nile on Frenchmen Street on Saturday, July 18, at 10 p.m.

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'OZ Vibes
WWOZ 90.7 FM
Sierra Leone Refugee All-Stars
Sierra Leone Refugee All-Stars

Telluride Jazz Celebration

DATE
Fri, Jun 5, 2009
1:00pm - 8:00pm

 

SATURDAY LIVE BROADCAST WAS CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER IN TELLURIDE. WE WILL BE TRYING TO CONTINUE WITH THE SUNDAY LIVE BROADCAST.

Telluride

Guitarist Bill Frisell will be the guest of honor at the 33rd annual Telluride Jazz Celebration in the gorgeous mountain setting of Colorado on June 5-7. Bands include Ozomatli, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Jimmy Herring, Donald Harrison Quintet, Christian Scott Quartet, Rebirth Brass Band, Benevento/Russo Duo, Lizz Wright, and more! For the complete lineup, schedule, and ticket info, visit the Telluride Jazz Celebration web site or call (970) 728-7009. 

Here's our broadcast schedule for the event. Keep checking back as we continue to receive updates from our broadcast krewe in Telluride. Please note that we have converted our schedule to Central time. (Listings on the Telluride Jazz web site are all Mountain time.)

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 5

7:15 - 8:00 p.m. On the One
8:30 - 10:00 p.m. Ozomatli

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 6

1:00 - 1:55 p.m. Telluride Student All Stars Jazz Ensemble
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Benevento/Russo Duo
3:40 - 4:40 p.m. Christian Scott Quartet
5:05 - 6:05 p.m. Rebirth Brass Band
6:30 - 7:40 p.m. Bill Frisell Trio featuring Eryind Kang and Rudy Royston

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 7

1:00 - 1:40 p.m. Young Razzcals Jazz Project
2:00 - 3:05 p.m. Kenny Walker Sextet
3:35 - 4:45 p.m. Donald Harrison Quintet
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Jimmy Herring

 

 

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