Just in time for the 48th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the
impressively extensive Jazz & Heritage Archive has launched a new online
database that allows users to search every single act that's ever performed
at the decades-long festival.
In addition to sho...
Marcello Benetti is a busy individual, whether he’s working on his own
compositions, playing with New Orleans’ finest, or even co-producing his
own music festival, Benetti still finds the time to release Il Vizio!
Released March 4, Il Vizio! or “the vice” is comprised of co...
Jazz Fest starts on Friday and one of the most anticipated acts in the
WWOZ/Zatarain's Jazz Tent this year is young Joey Alexander, a pianist with
skills well beyond his years.
Alexander performed at WWOZ's Piano Night in 2015 when he was just 12. He's
back in New Orleans ...
One of the most wonderful things about the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage
Festival is the depth and breadth of musical talent that it brings to the
Crescent City over two glorious weeks of music, food, and fun – and not
just out at the Fairgrounds.
This Jazz Fest season, a...
Since it opened 3 1/2 years ago, Ooh Poo Pah Doo has been more than a bar
and music venue-- it's served as a community center for
residents, musicians, and other cultural bearers of the 6th Ward but owner
Judy Hill had to close it down last week.
“It was everything to me,”...
1 Grab a handful Art Jerry Miller 02:08 Stax of Funk
2 Come Free Your People Curtis Mayfield 04:14 Love Is
3 Dipped In The Water (featuring Syleena Thompson) Syl
Johnson 04:27 Back In The Game
4 Too experienced Bob A...
1) The annual Abita Springs Busker Festival is hitting the north shore on
Sunday, April 23 and we'll be there video streaming live from 11:45a-7p.
Check out the video streaming schedule.
2) The 20th Annual French Film Festival will be running at the Prytania
Theatre from ...
Alan Lomax is generally not associated with digital technology as most of his
famous work and recordings were done before the digital technology became
common-- but that dissociation may be about to change. Lomax died in
2002 but the final years of his life were spent envis...
Tom Worrell stopped into the studio this afternoon to give us a taste of his
upcoming set at WWOZ Piano Night 2017. He also talks about what's different
about this year's Piano Night as we go "Back To The Roots" with a stripped
down setup onstage and individual performers p...
WWOZ Piano Night is coming Monday, May 1! The 29th edition of Piano Night is
subtitled "Back to the Roots" and for good reason. This Piano Night will be
a return to the original concept: solo pianists, playing one at a time on the
main stage at the House of Blues. Get your ...