The Folk Alliance International Conference is coming to New Orleans this
year and WWOZ is partnering with the good people at the conference to give
a special shoutout to the Louisiana-based Official Showcase artists and the
work they’re doing to strengthen the arts communit...
1 Ain't It Funky Now Jimmy McGriff 03:40 If You're Ready
2 O-O-H Child Angie Stone 03:06 Covered in Soul
3 The Same Love That Made Me Laugh Bill Withers 03:25 +'Justments
4 You'll Be Lonely Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings 03:46 Give the People What
5 Heavy Metal Blues ...
Tune into WWOZ over the coming days as we celebrate the life and legacy of
the great Danny Barker in conjunction with the 6th annual Danny Barker Banjo
& Guitar Festival! Here's what's on tap (subject to change):
Monday, Jan. 13
9-11am Trad Jazz show host Dan Meyer will be...
New Orleans rapper, producer, and actor Jerome Cosey, better known as 5th
Ward Weebie, has died from complications after a heart attack at the age of
42. He was a prominent part of the first wave of bounce musicians in New
Orleans in the 1990s and went on to have a fluorish...
WWOZ video was in the streets for Twelfth Night, the official start of the
2020 Carnival season, on Monday, January 6! Check out this video featuring
festivities at the Bywater Bakery's king cake kickoff, the Big Chief Tootie
Montana celebration at Congo Square, Joan of Arc...
Earlier today, Black Masking Indians chanted in honor of Big Chief Tootie
Montana, the "Chief of Chiefs," in front of his statue in Congo Square/Louis
Armstrong Park. His family invited the public to this celebration of his life
and the opening of Carnival season.
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson sits down with Slick
Leo to discuss Super Sunday with the Bucket Men back in the day, skeleton
men, the time when "everyday looked like a second line" in the 6th Ward, the
importance of looking nice, Jerome "Big Duck" Sm...
1 Chili Mac Preston Love 03:39 Preston Love's Omaha Bar-B-Q
2 It Was Written Down Toots & The Maytals 03:06 Slatyam Stoot
3 Rockgospeltime Reverend C. Coleman 03:36 Rock Gospel Time
4 Nobody Wins Maxin Weldon 02:34 Inside Out Of Country Soul
5 Baby Turn Your Head Jimmy Dotson ...
Saxophonist Jerry Jumonville passed away December 7, 2019, at Passages
Hospice in New Orleans. He was 78.
He was born December 5, 1941 and grew up in Carrollton. In high school, he
formed The Matadors. Jumonville moved from New Orleans to Los Angeles in the
late 1960s on t...