A highlight from Zachary Richard's appearance at WWOZ on April 13, 2018. He
described this song as "a classic European ballad in which a young girl dies.
If you wanted to have a hit in the 1600s, you would have this young girl and
a solider who would go off into the war, co...
Talking about Professor Longhair and the music he made, is almost like
talking about the creation of a small part of the universe. A man who
combined styles of music in such a way as to give musicians something to
think about as they have to now reinvent their style to ...
The culinary world took two blows last week with the deaths of Anthony
Bourdain and New Orleans' own Tee-Eva. Two of the world's finest cooks, of
course, crossed paths on Bourdain's TV show years ago. Below, check out his
visit to Tee-Eva's Creole Soul Food in 2002. She dan...
WWOZ's Action Jackson sat down with Cinnamon Black of the Treme Million
Dollar Baby Dolls to discuss the Baby Doll tradition, the differences between
Mardi Gras and Carnival, Baby Dolls in other parts of the Caribbean, Uncle
Lionel's days as a Baby Doll, and much more. Hear...
1 morning after Willie mitchell 02:13 Its dance
2 It's a Cold, Cold World Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens
03:20 Cold World
3 This Is Not a Dream Willie Wright 06:24 This Is
Not a Dream
4 Sho Nuff You Can (You Can Co...
1) Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there-- it's your day on Sunday and
there's plenty to do! Perfect Gentlemen will be stepping out at 3p for their
annual Father's Day Second Line Parade. The New Orleans Museum of Art, Ogden
Museum of Southern Art, and the Louisiana ...
Clifton Chenier recorded over two dozen zydeco albums, toured the world, performed at nearly every Jazz Fest in New Orleans, won Grammys, and more. All because he took a chance and decided to get in that rickety old car with his band in 1954.
It's Friday and my third day but officially the second day of the 8th
annual John Hartford Memorial Festival and we survived tropical storm Alberto
yesterday but this mornings forecast is calling for some heavy thunderstorms
and then clearing out by this afternoon. I d...
New WWOZ volunteer photographer Jamell Tate was on the scene to capture some
highlights from the 2017-18 Second Line season. Check them out below or see
them all in one click.
And it's not over yet-- Perfect Gentlemen will step out on Father's Day and
Uptown Swingers will...