Jimmy "Duck" Holmes, 69, is one of the last blues musicians known for what is
labeled "the Bentonia sound" made most famous by Skip James. He is also the
proprietor of one of the oldest juke joints in Mississippi, the Blue Front in
Bentonia (population 440). In the mid-2000...
The historic Dew Drop Jazz Hall in Mandeville has hosted another stellar
spring lineup this season. Check out The Smoking Time Jazz Club performing
'Dear Old Southland' there in April below. One more date remains in the Dew
Drop's spring schedule-- you can catch the Hot Clu...
The 6th, 7th, and 8th graders from Marrero Middle School Mustang Brass Band
joined us in the studio for the May edition of Cuttin' Class earlier today!
Check out these young musicians below, along with a short interview with
their band director, Jeremy Williams, and two of ...
Tipitina's is running its Free Fridays concert series with another stellar
lineup again this summer. Shows are free (21+ only) but make sure to spend
freely, too, as proceeds from drink and merchandise sales go to benefit the
Here's the schedule as ...
A week has drifted by since the 2017 Jazz and Heritage festival. A
10-day musical interlude that derails most New Orleanians into a whirlwind of
music, so getting back to the usual work week takes a little bit of time.
One of the highlights of Jaz...
While he is not busy filling “the void of jazz music to students” of all
ages, saxophonist Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson has teamed up with Mark Rapp
(trumpet), David Ellington (organ), and Chris Burroughs (drums) for this
swinging and energetic released Natural History. The Br...
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Flow Tribe is all over in the last couple of years! They were able to hit
the WWOZ airwaves with Irma Thomas at our studios in October 2016 and now
have collaborated with another high profile artist of a different genre,
Mannie Fresh, for the first single off their new albu...
1 Wanaoh Black Heat 03:55 What It Is!: Funky Soul
and Rare Grooves (Disc 4)
2 Move_Upstairs Como Mamas 03:34 Move_Upstairs
3 Cryin' in the Streets Zeshan B 04:16
4 Without My Love Little Roy 03:32 Live On
1) It's Mother's Day weekend and two clubs are hosting events to celebrate
all the special moms in your life. On Sunday, Original Big 7 will roll with
their annual Mother's Day Second Line Parade-- get the route sheet from
WWOZ's Takin' It To The Streets.
Also on Sunday, D...