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Special show on Clarence "Frogman" Henry

Fri, 04/19/24
Authored by Neil Pellegrin
Clarence Frogman Henry, who passed last week, was a longtime friend and supporter of WWOZ. He came to our studios many times. Today, from 2-4pm CT, WWOZ's Neil Pellegrin will host two hours of Frogman's music, with stories of his life and career. He'll also include a super-... Read more

Special Rules for May 2 at Jazz Fest

Wed, 04/17/24
Here are some special rules for Jazz Fest on Thursday, May 2, to accomodate the Rolling Stones' performance. Click for larger version. Read more

Aaron Neville: Amazing Grace

Wed, 04/17/24
Aaron Neville has a new book out, Tell It Like It Is: My Story! In honor of its release, WWOZ's Music Director, Murf Reeves, sat down with Aaron at his home in upstate New York, at Freville Farm, earlier this year. Watch and listen as Aaron discusses his new book and career... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for April 2024

Wed, 04/17/24
  In the APRIL 2024 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: WWOZ Piano Night Happens April 29 | Louisiana's Broadcaster of the Year: Beth Arroyo Utterback! | Listen: Jazz Fest Live Broadcast | Brass Pass Pickup | International Accordion Kings | Johnny Jackson Jr.... Read more

Recipe: Chocolate Crémeux Tart

Sun, 04/14/24
The difference between chocolate mousse and the filling of this crémeux (trans. creamy) tart is that the latter doesn't contain whipped egg whites or whipped cream, and so has a denser, less airy consistency. Which makes it an excellent filling for a tart shell. The crust ... Read more

Photos: French Quarter Fest 2024

Thu, 04/11/24
Just a few photo highlights from a wonderful French Quarter Fest 2024! Listen to WWOZ's live broadcast from French Quarter Fest 2024 now on the 2-week archive!  Special thanks to our volunteer photographers, MJ Mastrogiovanni, Louis Crispino, Kristen Derr, Michael White, D... Read more

2024 WWOZ Brass Pass pick up info

Wed, 04/10/24

Photos: Downtown Super Sunday 2024

Wed, 04/10/24
The Circle of Chiefs 12th Annual "Indian Cha WA" Downtown Super Sunday was held on April 7 and featured tribes from all over the city. The procession of intricate bead work, feathers and harmonious drumming and chants started at Orleans & Moss (Bayou St. John) and traveled ... Read more

George Jackson of The Orbits on the '50s R&B Show tonight

Tue, 04/09/24
Authored by Neil Pellegrin
Tune in to the '50s R&B Show tonight from 7-10pm CT to hear George Jackson, lead singer of The Orbits vocal group from Jackson, Mississippi, join host Neil Pellegrin in the studio! In the summer of 1957, George and his group traveled to Cosimo Matassa's studio in New Orlea... Read more

In Memoriam: Clarence "Frogman" Henry

Mon, 04/08/24
New Orleans R&B singer Clarence "Frogman" Henry has died at the age of 87. His famous voice of a croaking "lonely frog" propelled him to fame with the 1956 hit single 'Ain't Got No Home.' His chameleon-like vocal abilities lent themselves well to the song which he could be ... Read more

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