The Asylum Chorus is back combining their a capella style with the laid
back, street-funk, electric church mood of New Orleans with their fourth full
release Take A Piece. Released on November 15 and recorded at Esplanade
Studios, Take A Piece is a display of the Asylum Ch...
#GiveThanks on #GivingTuesday by making a year-end donation to WWOZ here
WWOZ is participating in the global #GivingTuesday event this year, a global
day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.
Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in...
Photographer and longtime WWOZ contributor Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee has been in
the streets this second line season, capturing some of the moments that make
Sundays in New Orleans extra special. Check out these highlights from the
Black Men of Labor second line parade on Sunday...
1 Drop Him Version J.J. Allstars/The Ethiopians 02:27 Solid Gold From The
Vaults Vol. 4 2016/11/18 22:02:31
2 Peace In The Valley Of Love The Persuaders 03:54 The Persuaders 2016/11/18
3 World In Motion Pops Staples 03:57 Peace To The Neighborhood / Father
1) Short week coming up! Thanksgiving is Thursday, November 24 and New
Orleans will be buzzing with the smells of turkey and all the usual
Thanksgiving fixin's. This writer will be at the Fairgrounds early in the
day, trying to match her big $21 horse racing win from last y...
We've lost another notable member of the WWOZ family this week. Clinton Scott
passed away Saturday, November 12, 2016. He was a longtime WWOZ DJ, hosting
the Sunday afternoon jazz show, Sittin' In With Clint, for many years. Clint
was part of the first group of DJs that sta...
WWOZ Guardian of the Groove Wilbert Rawlins is spreading the New Orleans
sound far and wide-- here he is working with young students in Paris who had
never played brass band music before. These young people are up on stage with
the Hot 8. What an experience!
This was recor...
Leroy Jones's critically acclaimed and out-of-print album Back To My Roots
was re-released in late October to the benefit of jazz fans everywhere. Jones
is joined by an impressive cast of New Orleans musicians for this release,
including Uncle Lionel Batiste, Benny Jones, G...
1 What's Going On El Chicano 06:27 El Chicano
2 Piece of Clay [#] Marvin Gaye 05:12 The Master
61-84 CD3 2016/11/11 22:06:22
3 Suzanne Meshell Ndegeocello 04:27 For A Sovereign
Soul 2016/11/11 22:11:23
1) The free Treme Creole Gumbo Fest is happening Saturday and Sunday at
Armstrong Park. This annual festival features some of the finest brass bands
in the city along with some of the most delicious gumbo.
2) Sudan Second Line Parade is rolling this Sunday starting at noon!...