New Orleans lost many great artists and culture bearers in 2020. With smaller
funerals, no second-lining, and no traditional sendoffs, it has been very
difficult for the community. Today, during Festing in Place: Happy New Year
from New Orleans, we'll be airing a memorial s...
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Big Chief Victor Harris talks to
Action Jackson about the contributions of Big Queen Kim "Cutie" Boutte and
Backstreet Cultural Museum founder Sylvester Francis, what the Spirit of Fi
Yi Yi is all about, and much more. Hear it all in t...
On Friday, Morning Set host Dave Dauterive interviewed produced Harvey Averne
about working with percussionist Ray Barretto. Averne worked on Barretto's
album, Acid, as well as working with many artists in the Latin jazz
community. If you missed it, hear it now on the 2-wee...
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, cowbell percussionist Chris Terro of
the Big 6 Brass Band talks to Action Jackson about second lines, how he
started playing the instrument, what the band is doing to raise money amid
the pandemic, and more.
Hear it all in the player ...
1 Mo' Crunch Speedometer 04:30 Our Kind of Movement
2 Walk With Me Joss Stone 03:39 advance single
3 The Ladys Letter Pops Staples 02:21 Don't Lose This
4 Everyday I Have To Cry Arthur Alexander 02:45 More Dirty Laundry
5 If you're ready come go with Cynthia Richards 02:41 Her...
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Oscar Brown of the Nine Times
Social and Pleasure Club talks to Action Jackson about how the club reached
its size, why the group cherishes diversity, how the parade route pays
homage to the 9th Ward, and more! Hear it all in the playe...
1 Lady Marmelade Mongo Santamaría 03:14 Afro-Indio
2 Get Right Church Prince Dixon 02:27 Overcome! Vol.1 - Preaching in Rhythm
3 Love Train Bunny Sigler 07:06 Keep Smilin'
4 Jimmy Mack Laura Nyro and LaBelle 02:57 Gonna Take A Miracle
5 Give Love Barry Brown 02:46 St...
Volunteer at WWOZ
WWOZ Volunteers: What neighborhood of New Orleans are you from?
I am from Marrero, LA on the Westbank of New Orleans, and I currently live in
Harvey, LA, just a few miles from where I grew up.
WWOZ Volunteers: How did you become acquainted with WWOZ?
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Bernard Robertson of the Sudan Social
Aid & Pleasure Club talks to Action Jackson about the mental toll the
pandemic is taking on the club, how charity efforts have been hampered by
COVID, why it's important to mentor the youth, and mo...