Show Host Blog

Welcome to the WWOZ Blog! This is where 'OZ staff and beloved show hosts post news, thoughts, information, and of course, music.

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Bob Malone at 'OZ

Wed, 03/22/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Bob Malone sat in at the crossroads with Big D this afternoon on WWOZ! Check out his performance below and become a member today.  Read more

Video: Danny Abel Band

Wed, 03/22/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Danny Abel Band joined host Derrick Freeman on today's edition of the New Orleans Music Show to show their support for New Orleans community radio this afternoon! Check out their performance below and become a member today. Read more

Video: Warren Battiste

Wed, 03/22/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
A true treat in the studio this morning as we welcomed 91-years young Warren Battiste in to perform on Fresh Fig Jam with host Olivia Greene. It is not everyday we get to share a living luminary such as Mr. Battiste with our audience, live and in-person! Check out his perfo... Read more

In Memoriam: Lewis White

Wed, 03/22/17
Longtime WWOZ volunteer and show host Lewis White passed away earlier this month after a long bout with Alzheimer's Disease. Lewis hosted the Tuesday edition of Jazz From The Park for many years and was well-regarded for his impeccable musical taste and deep knowledge. Lewi... Read more

Treme Festival posters: special offer today only

Wed, 03/22/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Special offer today for new and renewing members on the phone! Donate at the $100 or higher level and receive a copy of the limited edition, hand-numbered Treme Festival from last year's festival. The artwork was created by Rob 'Nice' Bocage, a local artist.  This poster i... Read more

Debbie Davis + Josh Paxton at 'OZ

Wed, 03/22/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Debbie Davis and Josh Paxton came in to perform on the Kitchen Sink with host David Kunian last night in support of our Spring Pledge Drive! Check out their performance below and become a member today. Read more

Video: Creole String Beans

Tue, 03/21/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Creole String Beans were in the studio tonight to rock'n'roll on the 1950s R&B show with host Neil Pellegrin and longtime 'OZ favorite Jivin' Gene! Check out their performance below and become a member today.  Read more

Jimmy Robinson at 'OZ

Tue, 03/21/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Jimmy Robinson joined us on the Soul Serenade this afternoon to show his support for New Orleans community radio on Day 8 of our Spring Pledge Drive! Check out his performance below and become a member today!  Read more

Video: Jayna Morgan & the Sazerac Sunrise Jazz Band

Tue, 03/21/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Our studio was sounding sweet this morning with the sounds of Jayna Morgan & the Sazerac Sunrise Jazz Band! Check out their performance below, including touching individual tributes on the myriad of ways WWOZ has contributed to each musician's career and livelihood in New O... Read more

Quiana Lynell at 'OZ

Mon, 03/20/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Quiana Lynell was feeling it as soon as she walked into WWOZ this afternoon and we were feeling her and her band! Check out this impassioned performance from today's edition of Jazz From The French Market with host Maryse Dejean.  Check out their performance below and supp... Read more

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