Contemporary Jazz

Ol' Man River

Thu, 12/13/12

Breaux Bridges

Thu, 08/02/12

Johnny Woodstock

Thu, 05/31/12
I Love Music!! I have been a WWOZ DJ for a few years now. I started doing radio in high school and kept it up in college. Over the last 25 years plus I've been involved in various aspects of the music industry. Currently I host Radio Woodstock on Tuesday mornings 3-6 am, an... Read more

Henry Butler

Wed, 04/11/12
Widely hailed as a pianist and vocalist both as a solo artist and with a variety of groups-considered by many to be the premier exponent of the great New Orleans jazz and blues piano tradition-Henry Butler is equally respected for his versatile work as a composer and arrang... Read more

Chris Here

Wed, 06/23/10

Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Wed, 05/05/10
In 1977, the Dirty Dozen Social and Pleasure Club in New Orleans began showcasing a traditional Crescent City brass band. It was a joining of two proud, but antiquated, traditions at the time: social and pleasure clubs dated back over a century to a time when black southern... Read more

Ellis Marsalis

Tue, 04/13/10
Ellis Marsalis is regarded by many as the premier modern jazz pianist in New Orleans. He continues to lead his own group and has several recordings on the CBS-Sony label. He is currently developing his own recording label, Elm Records, with his wife Dolores and son Jason. Read more

David Torkanowsky

Tue, 04/13/10
Beyond his regular WWOZ radio show and the music and people he brings to us on air, Tork is continually working with numerous artists and styles, from Irma Thomas to the critically acclaimed New Orleans modern jazz combo Astral Project. Read more


Tue, 04/06/10

Lisa "The Kitten"

Tue, 04/06/10

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