WWOZ Live Event Broadcasts

"Simply Red": a Tribute to Alvin “Red” Tyler

DATE
Sat, May 9, 2009 8:00pm

Photo of Alvin "Red" Tyler by Lee Crum

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation will present "Simply Red," a tribute to the legendary New Orleans saxophonist Alvin "Red" Tyler, at the Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp Street in the Warehouse District.

The tribute will feature stories and music that made "Red" Tyler a New Orleans original. Scheduled to appear are Germaine Bazzle, Ed Perkins, Chris Severin, Steve Masakowski, Johnny Vidacovich, Roderick Paulin, Albert June Gardner, David Torkanowsky, Thaddeus Richard, Clyde Kerr Jr., and more. Further information is available at (504) 558-6100 or at jazzandheritage.org.

VENUE

Contemporary Arts Center
Contemporary Arts Center
900 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Jazz Fest — Sunday, May 3rd Broadcast

DATE
Sun, May 3, 2009
TIME
11:00am - 7:00pm

SUNDAY, MAY 3

11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. June Gardner & the Fellas (recorded April 24) Economy Hall Tent
12:20 - 1:10 p.m. Lil' Buck Sinegal Blues Band (recorded April 25) Blues Tent
1:25 - 2:15 p.m. New Birth Brass Band (recorded April 30) Congo Square Stage
2:20 - 3:35 p.m. Third World (recorded April 25)
Congo Square Stage
4:10 - 5:05 p.m. Luther Kent & Trickbag Blues Tent

 

VENUE

Fairgrounds Race Course
Fairgrounds Race Course
1751 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70119

Jazz Fest — Saturday, May 2nd Broadcast

DATE
Sat, May 2, 2009
TIME
11:00am - 7:00pm

SATURDAY, MAY 2

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Mario Abney Quintet
Jazz Tent
12:20 - 1:10 p.m. Courtney Bryan Jazz Tent
1:25 - 1:35 p.m.
Interview: Ron Markham of New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
WWOZ Hospitality Tent
1:35 - 2:35 p.m.
Hot Club of New Orleans
Economy Hall Tent
2:40 - 3:35 p.m. Ensemble Fatien featuring Seguenon Kone, Dr. Michael White, and Jason Marsalis Jazz Tent
4:25 - 5:25 p.m. Preservation Hall Jazz Band Economy Hall Tent
5:25 - 5:40 p.m. Interview: Aaron Neville
WWOZ Hospitality Tent
5:40 - 7:00 p.m.
Remembering Miles Davis's Kind of Blue @ 50, with Jimmy Cobb's So What Band featuring Wallace Roney, Vincent Herring, Javon Jackson, Larry Willis, and Buster Williams Jazz Tent

 

VENUE

Fairgrounds Race Course
Fairgrounds Race Course
1751 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70119

Jazz Fest — Friday, May 1st Broadcast

DATE
Fri, May 1, 2009
TIME
11:00am - 7:00pm

FRIDAY, MAY 1

11:05 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
John Mooney and Bluesiana (recorded Saturday, April 25, 4:25 - 5:25 p.m.) Blues Tent
12:25 - 1:20 p.m. Doreen's Jazz New Orleans Economy Hall Tent
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Walter Payton and Gumbo Filé
Economy Hall Tent
2:55 - 4:00 p.m. Leroy Jones & the Fairview Baptist Church Brass Band Alumni Tribute to Danny Barker (recorded Friday, April 24, 4:20 - 5:25 p.m.) Economy Hall Tent
4:10 - 5:15 p.m. Esperanza Spalding Jazz Tent
5:20 - 5:50 p.m.
Interview: Soulive
'OZ Hospitality Tent
5:50 - 7:00 p.m. Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band Jazz Tent

 

VENUE

Fairgrounds Race Course
Fairgrounds Race Course
1751 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70119

Christian Scott

DATE
Thu, Apr 30, 2009 11:00pm

Christian ScottTrumpet star Christian Scott will be performing two sets at Snug Harbor on April 30. Show times are 9 and 11 p.m., and we'll be broadcasting the 11 p.m. set live on the air and online.

Raised in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans and trained at institutions like NOCCA and Berklee, Christian recently released his best album to date, Anthem, dedicated to his hometown's post-Katrina rage. He's also versatile far beyond the jazz scene, having worked with stars like Mos Def and Jill Scott.

VENUE

Snug Harbor
Snug Harbor
626 Frenchmen Street
New Orleans, LA 70116