If you tune into WWOZ's Morning Set this Tuesday, April 13 you will be in for
a special treat as New Orleans' own Sarah Quintana will be performing live
in-studio starting around 8:30 AM. Sarah earned her chops performing on the
streets of the French Quarter and has since ...
Antoine’s Restaurant spans 5 generations, over a century and a half of history. This year, Antoine’s tasty contribution to French Quarter Fest is Oyster Bonne Femme over Bow Tie Pasta, and Shrimp Regua, named after the restaurant’s Executive Chef Michael Regua (pictured). If y...
Tonight, in honor of the late great educator, jazzman, WWOZ DJ, and all
around upright bad ass Don "Moose" Jamison, we'll put the epic late period
John Coltrane composition "Ascension" on around 10 PM Tueday 4/6/10 on the
Kitchen Sink. This is to commemorate Easter for tho...
Louis Prima fans, check this out.
WWOZ's own Dan Meyer (pictured), the host of Monday's Traditional Jazz show,
will be part of the 14th Annual New Orleans International Music Colloquium
being held in conjunction with the French Quarter Fest on Saturday.
Mosey on over to The ...
This week we will be exploring 1953 on the Tuesday New Orleans Music Show.
For the first time, I have no Louis Armstrong recordings to share but plenty
from Louis Prima, Sam Butera, Smiley Lewis and the first recordings of Ernie
KDoe. That's Tuesday April 6th from 11 am unt...
Be on the lookout for a new band called The Mohican Scouts. I got a chance
to check out this young folk duo at the Circle Bar last Sunday and they
really blew me away. Songwriter Parker Hobson plays nylon-string guitar with
fiery precision and is not afraid to abuse his i...
Use to be, a song belonged to no one. You just reach up and catch one in the
air, as Keith Richards once said, and of course I paraphrase.
My opinions on this are based on no knowledge but for listening to songs.
Speak of the blues. There is really only one blues song, the ...
Jazz guitarist Herb Ellis passed away on March 28 at the age of 88 after a long battle with Alzheimers. He worked with greats including Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Anita O'Day, Jimmy Guiffre, Stan Getz, and Oscar Peterson.
Cowboy Mouth exploded on the stage full of energy as they always do. I have seen every incarnation of this band for the past two decades, and today was definitely crowd pleasing with lots of hoots and hollering and interesting dance moves from their loyal fans.