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Photos: Day 4 2014 Spring Membership Drive

Sat, 03/22/14
Authored by David Stafford
Photos of Day 4 of our Vernal Pledge Party: The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jazz Band, Papa Mali, Alvin Youngblood Hart, and the Martin Krusche Trio. Read more

Photos: Day 3 2014 Spring Membership Drive

Fri, 03/21/14
Authored by David Stafford
Photos of Day 3 of our Vernal Pledge Party: The Palmetto Bug Stompers, The Original Pinettes Brass Band, Erica Falls, Raphael Bas.   Read more

It Was A Glorious Day!

Thu, 03/20/14
Authored by Leslie Cooper
It was a glorious day! Over 30 years ago I found myself at my first, no adult supervision Mardi Gras. My friend Anna turned on the radio as we got costumed and I stopped in my tracks. I couldn’t believe that there was a station playing the music my father played (traditiona... Read more

It Was A Glorious Day!

Thu, 03/20/14
Authored by Leslie Cooper
It was a glorious day! Over 30 years ago I found myself at my first, no adult supervision Mardi Gras. My friend Anna turned on the radio as we got costumed and I stopped in my tracks. I couldn’t believe that there was a station playing the music my father played (traditiona... Read more

Who's Awesome? Our Phone Bank Volunteers Are Awesome!

Thu, 03/20/14
Authored by David Stafford
Phone volunteers are an indispensable part of WWOZ's Membership Drives. And they're SO adorable. We thought it would be fun to take a look at all the photos in our Flickr set of phone volunteers through the years. Wow!     Read more

Photos: Day 2 2014 Spring Membership Drive

Thu, 03/20/14
Authored by David Stafford
Photos of Day 2 of our Vernal Pledge Party: Tuba Skinny, Johnny Sansone, Shannon Powell, Magnetic Ear,  volunteers, food, and fun. Read more

An 'OZ moment: shoes brought in by Andrew Grafe

Wed, 03/19/14
Authored by George Ingmire
I was talking about these shoes on the air, brought in by Andrew Grafe today.   An oz moment... Read more

Photos: Day 1 2014 Spring Membership Drive

Wed, 03/19/14
Authored by David Stafford
Photos of Day 1 of our Vernal Pledge Party: Groovesect, Los Otros, Dave Ferrato, and Larry Sieberth, volunteers, food, and fun. Read more

Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns, "I'll Wait For You"

Wed, 03/19/14
Authored by David Stafford
How about we get Wednesday (Vernal Pledge Party, Day 2) going with little Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns, doing "I'll Wait For You" from their recent Fooler's Gold CD? This was recorded for on Dutch TV at Bimhuis (a venue for jazz and improvised music in Amsterdam) ... Read more

Love Notes from Our Listeners!

Tue, 03/18/14
Authored by David Stafford
It's Pledge Party time, vernal edition! We love hearing from our listeners, who are invited to share their comments about the station when they contribute and help us guard the groove. Here's a sampling: We love you!!! We listen every day, can’t live without you! –Gary &... Read more

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