New Orleans has a long and storied history of female musicians. One of the
relatively recent additions to the city's current fantastic female jazz
vocalist lineup, Sarah Peterson of the Smoking Time Jazz Club, sat down to
chat about what it was like for her first coming to ...
"Queen Clarinet" Doreen Ketchens, Lawrence Ketchens and Paul Kemnitz perform
a 20+ minute set of three songs at WWOZ during the Fall 2014 Membership
The songs are:
"The House of the Rising Sun" - starts at 5:18
"Cabaret" - starts at 14:36
This set was ...
Mia Borders, pictured above in the WWOZ studio last week as part of our Fall
Membership Drive, reinvents Justin Timberlake's 2002 song "Cry Me a River."
This is the first installment of her "15 Week Challenge, Part II": every
Friday, she'll post a new video of her take on a...
As Bobby Rush mentions in the opening of the video below, today (Novemember
10, 2014) is his 81st birthday. The video was recorded in HD with broadcast
quality audio by WWOZ at the 2014 Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival.
Left-handed R&B guitarist Barbara Lynn recorded this song, her first, at
Cosimo Matassa's French Quarter studio in 1962 with session musicians
including one Mac Rebennack. It went to #1 on the R&B charts and hit the top
10 of the Billboard Hot 100.
Our Fall Pledge Party is under way, so it's time to show your love for WWOZ!
If you need a reason to pledge, check out some of the reasons offered by our
I love listening to WWOZ because it plays real music and the dj's are real
people with ideas and thou...
Here is story prepared by WWNO on The Dew Drop Social & Benevolent Hal's
One July morning during last summer's Essence Fest, KING, a Los Angeles R&B
trio comprised of twin sisters Paris and Amber Strother and their friend
Anita Bias, visited Euclid Records in the Bywater and performed
Here's how NPR Music's Frankie Kelley describ...
The Pine Leaf Boys perform "Eunice Two-Step" from their 2010 album Back Home
live at the 2011 Pickathon Pumphouse Sessions in Portland, Oregon.
"Pumphouse" refers to a 10'x10' pumphouse/venue in the middle of the woods on
the festival grounds at Pickathon, an indie/roots mu...
In this half-hour-long clip produced by the Voice of America, Delfeayo
Marsalis and his father Ellis perform with their quartet at the Bethesda
Blues & Jazz club in Bethesda, Maryland. They also sit down with Beyond
Category host Eric Felten to talk about New Orleans and th...