Joe and Cleoma Falcon were considered among the greatest Cajun accordion players ever. Cleoma’s guitar and singing, combined with Joe’s accordion playing, set a standard for Cajun music that still stands today.
New Orleans was hopping with the first big parades of the season this
weekend, plus the Ladies and Men of Unity Second Line Parade on Sunday! Check
out these video highlights of Krewe du Vieux, krewedelusion, and the second
line parade as captured by the WWOZ video team. Ac...
Each year, The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation supports community
involvement in the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival by distributing
thousands of free tickets to the world–famous festival of local music and
The application deadline is Monday, March 5 a...
Community leader Johnny Jackson, Jr. passed away Wednesday, January 24 at the
age of 74. Jackson was the head of WWOZ's Board of Directors during and
following Hurricane Katrina. He also served on the New Orleans Jazz and
Heritage Foundation's Board from 1975-2013. Jackson ...
1 Ode To Billy Joe Pt1 Mighty Flea 02:48 45rpm
2 If you're ready come go with Cynthia Richards 02:41
Here Comes That Feeling Jamaic
3 Gently (Feat. Anthony Hamilton) Booker T. Jones 03:09
Sound The Alarm
4 You Can Have Her ...
1) Happy Carnival! Krewe du Vieux and krewedelusion roll in New Orleans on
Saturday. KdV's theme this year: "Bienville's Wet Dream." And check out the
full 2018 Mardi Gras season parade schedule.
2) Sync Up Conference is going year-round! Attend their event on Wednesday,
We welcomed the students from the NOCCA Jazz Ensemble, led by Mr. Michael
Pellera, today for the January episode of School Groove, live from the WWOZ
studio. Mr. Pellera is the recipient of OffBeat Magazine's 2018 Lifetime
Achievement in Education Award at the Best of the B...