World renown Lionel Loueke will be talking with us during Jazz from the
Market before his shows at Snug Harbor. Loueke is an innovative jazz
guitarist whose highly rhythmic, percussive technique adds a new dimension to
straight-ahead jazz playing.
Lionel Loueke was b...
A late but important pointer to my Jazz Roots show this morning. Last night
as I was putting up today's entry into my This Day in Louisiana Music
History web site. I realized that today would have been Harold Dejan's 100th
birthday so we'll celebrate Harold's birthday toda...
To get in the mood for St. Valentine's Day, listen to selections from Leroy
Jones' wonderful new album that will be officially released at Donna's on
Saturday night, February 14th.
Leroy will be in the studio to talk about his new CD "Sweeter Than A
Summer's Breeze" a...
Carnival time is a chance for many to exercise unbridled drinking and
partaking. People from the "land of last call for alcohol" and locals alike
find themselves in cloudy states of mental depravity/bliss.
While I'm not condoning any sort of debauchery, this show is all abo...
On Feb 3rd, the Tuesday New Orleans Music Show (11 am - 2 pm) will kick off
Carnival with the appearance of Frankie Ford, this year's King of the Krewe
Du Vieux. Frankie will be making a two-fold trip as he will also be
celebrating the release of a new CD "On the Street Wh...
It's been a while since Mark, owner of Piety Street recording studios has
been by the studio, so we've got some catching up to do. Tune in on
Wednesday, January 28th (11am to 2pm CST) to see Mr. Bingham is up to these
Mark Bingham Bio
by Bill Milkowski
I was in the bank today and a middle-aged, hip-looking Tip's-in-the-'80s sort
of couple was waiting by the teller for a long time. The bank radio was
playing an '80s station quite loud. I couldn't help but overhear them:
Man: Is that Pat Benatar?
Man: How long ...
As anybody who has ever listened to my show, I loves me some mardi gras &
it's music.Unlike christmas music, I think mardi gras music should be heard
all year long ! I will be peppering all of my february shows with anything &
everything mardi gras ! And it won't stop 'til ...
The Krewe du Vieux Mardi Gras parade rolls past the WWOZ studio on the
evening of Saturday, February 7th. Tonight, WWOZ presents an audio preview
of the parade with music representing each subkrewe of the parade.
Co-hosted by Keith Twitchell, the Krewe du Vieux's parade ...
Experience the rich culture of the Mardi Gras Indians Practices being held on
Sunday nights at the following locations;
Yia Cafe at 2401 Danneel Street (corner of First and Danneel) Starting around
Handa Wanda at 2425 Dryades Street (in between First Str...