In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, here's a clip of one of the many
times the Queen of Gospel, Mahalia Jackson, sang with him. This is from
August 1966, when she sang before his sermon at the New Friendship Missionary
Baptist Church in Chicago.
Jackson and King had a...
The 2018 'Class Got Brass' competition will be held during the Congo Square
Rhythms Festival on Sunday, March 4. This competition is open to area middle
and high school brass bands.
There are two categories for the competition: advanced and beginner. For the
Good Morning Ozillians,
I have been excited for 2018 for many reasons. One of which is starting a
journey to help people find their way to the music they like, or to help give
a richer understanding of the music people already enjoy. My hope is the
listener will become m...
Allen Toussaint was born on this date in 1938. Today, we remember and miss
one of the most prolific songwriters and producers in New Orleans history. In
his honor, here is a previously unreleased video from his appearance at
Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest 2015 with The Funk...
1 soul groove (Pt.2) Teddy & The Fingerpoppers 02:32
Cooler Than Ice: The Arctic Records Story CD4
2 Ever Since Pastor T.L. Barrett & The Youth for Christ Choir
04:34 Like A Ship... (Without A Sail) '71
3 Magnificent Sanctuary Band Don...
Here's our live video stream from the Jazz & Heritage Center from Friday,
January 12 with the Danny Barker “Don’t You Feel My Leg” String
All-Stars featuring Detroit Brooks, Carl Leblanc, Steve Masakowski, and
Seva Venet. Special guests included Claude Carre`and Morikeba K...
Keith Stone and Red Gravy performed in studio on Sittin' At The Crossroads
With Big D on January 10, 2018. The session was in advance of their journey
to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis Jan. 16-20. They'll be there
representing New Orleans via the New Orleans B...
For the past 10 years the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation has
presented the Sync Up conference – a business development initiative for
the music industry – during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Now
the Foundation is making the conference a year-round progr...
1) Danny Barker Fest 2018 continues through Sunday! Check out the events and
lineup here, all paying tribute and honoring the life's work of the great
Danny Barker. WWOZ will be on hand to live video stream the Danny Barker
“Don’t You Feel My Leg” String All-Stars featuring...
It was a great morning at WWOZ as Gregg Stafford, Freddy Lonzo, Mitchell
Player, Bruce Brackman, and Detroit Brooks joined host Sally Young for a
performance and chat about the 2018 Danny Barker Fest. Check out their