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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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Video: Shannon Powell

Fri, 03/24/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Ain't nobody got rhythm like Shannon Powell! Check out his trio sitting in at WWOZ this morning in support of the station on our FINAL day of the Spring Pledge Drive! If you love this music and want to support us bringing more like it to you, become a member today.  Read more

Video: Palindromes

Thu, 03/23/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Palindromes graced us with some fantastic jazz this afternoon in honor of Day 10 of our Spring Pledge Drive! Check out their performance below and show your support for WWOZ by becoming a member today.  Want more? Check out other recent performances from our studio here! Read more

Davell Crawford and Bobby Rush at 'OZ

Thu, 03/23/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
WOW what a treat this afternoon as Davell Crawford and Bobby Rush were both scheduled to come in to show their support for WWOZ on Day 10 of our Spring Pledge Drive! These two magnetic performers' appearances ended up overlapping and they hopped on one song together amidst ... Read more

Alex McMurray at 'OZ

Thu, 03/23/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Alex McMurray came in on today's New Orleans Music Show to show his support for WWOZ on Day 10 of our Spring Pledge Drive! Check his performance out below and become a member today. Read more

Treme Festival posters: special offer today only

Thu, 03/23/17
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

Roderick Paulin at 'OZ

Thu, 03/23/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Roderick Paulin joined us live in the studio this morning on the Trad Jazz show with host Sally Young in support of Day 9 of our Spring Pledge Drive! Check out his group's performance below and become a member today.  Read more

In Memoriam: Lewis White

Thu, 03/23/17
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 Crab Fest special offer today only!

Thu, 03/23/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Special offer for new and renewing members today only! For a donation of $120 or more you'll receive a pair of tickets to Jazz In The Park's Treme Crab Festival's VIP Experience. This event is happening at Armstrong Park, Friday, March 30. Michael Franks and Roy Ayers will ... Read more

The Drivin Wheel Spring Pledge Drive

Wed, 03/22/17
Please join me for the last day of our Spring 2017 Pledge Drive, 2 to 4pm. Special programming featuring an all 45rpm set tribute to Chuck Berry, and a live performance from Grammy Winner Bobby Rush!!! Read more

Video: YaDonna West at WWOZ

Wed, 03/22/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
YaDonna West joined us on today's edition of Jazz From The French Market to show her support for New Orleans community radio station, WWOZ. Check out these beautiful vocal stylings below and become a 'OZ member now! Read more

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