New Orleans

Michael Hurtt and his Haunted Hearts

Fri, 01/20/12
Michael Hurtt believes you are never done with New Orleans. Although Hurtt has lived in Detroit since Hurricane Katrina and his guitarist J.D. Mark hangs his hat in Mississippi, they still manage to team up with New Orleans band members, steel and electric guitarist/banjo play... Read more

Jerry Lenaz

Thu, 10/28/10

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

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

Bradley "Trout Meuniere" Blanchard

Thu, 04/16/09

Murf Reeves

Tue, 12/16/08
My name is Murf Reeves and I love being a DJ on WWOZ.  I host the Monday New Orleans Music Show from 11am-2pm CST.  I love discovering and sharing music. I feel a certain "Groove" or "Sway" and the song somehow sticks to my soul. Sometimes, the feel is immediate and other ... Read more

What's New with Duane Williams

Fri, 09/05/08
  "What's New" is hosted by Duane Williams.   Two-Week Archive: hear recent episodes of this show on demand   Recent playlists from this show   Support WWOZ   |   Listen Live   Read more

Maryse Déjean

Fri, 09/05/08
Maryse Déjean is the volunteer coordinator for WWOZ and current host of Monday afternoon's Jazz From The French Market (4-7p​m​). A native of Haiti, Maryse moved to New Orleans in the early 1980s and began volunteering at WWOZ in 1991. In 2008, she was hired as WWOZ's first... Read more

Olivia Greene

Fri, 05/23/08
Olivia Greene has been a WWOZ volunteer since 2001 and a show host since 2006. Becoming captivated by New Orleans musical rhythms and melodies as a child (hearing much of it on the radio as commercial music of the day) she eventually followed that passion to the Crescent Ci... Read more

Funky T

Fri, 05/23/08

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