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Fall 2021 Member Gifts

Wed, 09/22/21

Support WWOZ with the purchase of this gorgeous artwork by J. Pierre

Tue, 09/21/21

'OZone Email Newsletter for September 2021

Tue, 09/21/21
  In the SEPTEMBER 2021 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: Fall Membership Drive, September 23-29 | Jazz Festing in Place 2021, October 7-10 & 14-17 | Print Sale: "WWOZ Second Line" | In Memoriam: George Wein | In Memoriam: Carol Fran and Bennie Pete | Volun... Read more

Video: Henry Butler 'Get Out of My Life, Woman' at WWOZ Piano Night 2016

Tue, 09/21/21
At WWOZ Piano Night on April 25, 2016, the pianists honored the late Allen Toussaint, who died just five months earlier. Henry Butler, who was born on this date in 1948, performed this version of 'Get Out Of My Life, Woman.' The song was written by Toussaint and recorded by... Read more

Recipe: Grillades & Grits

Sun, 09/19/21
Grillades & Grits is a Creole classic and a favorite New Orleans breakfast/brunch dish, but it's great any time of day: pan-fried medallions of beef or veal braised in tomato-y gravy and served with your favorite grits. Its name is French, but the dish has some things in co... Read more

Rhythm Room 09/17/21

Sat, 09/18/21
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 sea cruise rico rodriguez 03:02 that man is forward (reissue 1998) 2 Make Your Own Good News Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra 04:28 Not in My Lifetime 3 Walkin' With the Dead Gospel Machine 04:23 Your Holy Ghost 4 Before The Next Teardop Falls Candi Stat... Read more

In Memoriam: George Wein

Mon, 09/13/21
George Wein, founder of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Newport Jazz Festival, and the Newport Folk Festival, died Monday, September 13, 2021 at the age of 95. Wein has long been regarded as a true visionary and pioneer of the modern festival. Wein was born and r... Read more

Rhythm Room 09/10/21

Sat, 09/11/21
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
  Tribute to Lee "Scratch" Perry 1 tighten up the inspirations 02:37 the upsetter shop, volume 2; 1969 to 1973 2 Oh Carolina Junior Byles 03:17 Junior Byles & The Versatiles - Anthology 3 sick and tired neville grant 02:31 give me power 4 swing and dine the melodians 03:09 h... Read more

In Memoriam: Bennie Pete

Tue, 09/07/21
Bennie Pete, sousaphone player and Hot 8 Brass Band co-founder, died on Monday, September 6, 2021 at New Orleans East Hospital of complications of sarcoidosis and covid-19. He was 45. Pete was respected by everyone in the New Orleans community and was well-known for his ge... Read more

In Memoriam: Carol Fran

Sat, 09/04/21
Blues singer and pianist Carol Fran died September 1, 2021 at the age of 87. Her distinctive voice and piano-playing style afforded her a musical career spanning more than six decades. Fran was associated with Excello Records and the “swamp blues” genre, characterized by a ... Read more

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