Show Host Blog

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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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

Bob Malone at 'OZ

Wed, 03/22/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Bob Malone sat in at the crossroads with Big D this afternoon on WWOZ! Check out his performance below and become a member today.  Read more

Video: Danny Abel Band

Wed, 03/22/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Danny Abel Band joined host Derrick Freeman on today's edition of the New Orleans Music Show to show their support for New Orleans community radio this afternoon! Check out their performance below and become a member today. Read more

Video: Warren Battiste

Wed, 03/22/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
A true treat in the studio this morning as we welcomed 91-years young Warren Battiste in to perform on Fresh Fig Jam with host Olivia Greene. It is not everyday we get to share a living luminary such as Mr. Battiste with our audience, live and in-person! Check out his perfo... Read more

Debbie Davis + Josh Paxton at 'OZ

Wed, 03/22/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Debbie Davis and Josh Paxton came in to perform on the Kitchen Sink with host David Kunian last night in support of our Spring Pledge Drive! Check out their performance below and become a member today. Read more

Video: Creole String Beans

Tue, 03/21/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Creole String Beans were in the studio tonight to rock'n'roll on the 1950s R&B show with host Neil Pellegrin and longtime 'OZ favorite Jivin' Gene! Check out their performance below and become a member today.  Read more

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