Hats have reached a new level of personal expression and representation at
Jazz Fest in recent years. WWOZ volunteer photographer Ryan
Hodgson-Rigsbee scours the crowd each year to look for the best ones. Check
out some of the best he's spotted in recent years, below.
1 Funky Washing Machine World Wonders 02:09
2 People Get Ready Pat Kelly 04:19 Sly And Robbie Present - The Best Of
Lovers Rock Vol. 1
3 Back Road Into Town Willie Hightower 03:49 The Fame Studios Story 1961-1973
4 Statue of Soul George Jackson 02:46 Don't Count Me Ou...
On this week's '50s R&B Show (Tuesdays, 7-10pm), hear "Somethin' Else: A
Tribute to Eddie Cochran," as host Neil Pellegrin spotlights the brief but
fruitful career of Eddie Cochran to mark the 60th anniversary of his death.
It's available now on our 2-week archive.
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OZilians all over the world getting their groove on to the sounds of Jazz
Fest at home! Helping us stay together while we're apart. We wish we could be
with you in the WWOZ Hospitality Tent at Jaz...
1 Chicken Gumbo Preston Love 02:09 Preston Love's Omaha Bar-B-Q
2 Spirit In The Sky Dorothy Morrison 03:37 Brand New Day (Buddah LP)
3 Try to Love Somebody (Happy Tiger LP HT-1015) Paul Kelly 03:01 Cryin' For
My Baby (Singles & Stuff 1963-78)
4 Nobody But Me Ella Washington 0...
Joe Jenkins, Counsel Chief of the Guardians of the Flame Maroon Society,
became an ancestor today, at the age of 90. His passing was announced by
Maroon Queen Cherice Harrison-Nelson of the Guardians. It was not
Chief Joe was one of the oldest living Mardi ...
Usually, anniversaries with more tenure get more shine and attention. I,
personally, feel a deep appreciation for and pride in Draw Fo' Radio's first
year on the WWOZ airwaves. Not many people know but Draw Fo' Radio has been
in the works for several years and to take an id...
"504LIFE," a livestreamed telethon event, is happening Saturday, April 11
starting at 2pm.
The goal is to help doctors, nurses, and other essential workers in New
Orleans on the front line of the COVID-19 epidemic by raising money to
purchase and deliver lifesaving Person...
Sending best wishes to Reverend John Wilkins as he battles COVID-19. His
family recently shared this update on his illness via Facebook:
This performance segment is from an interview with Rev. John Wilkins in
Memphis, TN, filmed by DJ Swamp Boogie in December 2018.