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Jazz Festing In Place 2021 Crafts

Tue, 04/13/21
Photos of the artwork from all of the artists who would've been showing in Contemporary Crafts, Louisiana Marketplace, and Congo Square African Marketplace this year, plus links to purchase from many of the artists! Read more

Jazz Festing in Place Recipe Collection

Mon, 04/12/21
Here are a few "Jazz Fest Food" recipes in case you're interested in cooking at home while Jazz Festing in Place. First, here are 6 classic Jazz Fest recipes from the first (1984) edition of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Cookbook by Lorraine Landry and Lee Barne... Read more

Playlist: Soul Power w/Soul Sister 04/10/21

Sat, 04/10/21
Playlist: Soul Power with the Soul Sister Saturday, April 10, 2021 8:00-10:00pm CDT "Bold Soul Sister" - Ike and Tina Turner, 1970 "I Gotcha Now" - Chuck Brown & the Soul Searchers, 1979 "Street Babies" (12" mix) - Platypus, 1979 "Keep on Movin' and Groovin'" - Atlantis, 1982... Read more

Rhythm Room 04/09/21

Sat, 04/10/21
1 01. Utopia (Instrumental) Fully Fullwood 03:53 For All Time 2 Touch the Hem of His Garment Merry Clayton 03:17 Beautiful Scars 3 Living in the Last Days Elizabeth King 03:09 Living in the Last Days 4 Share Your Love With Me Johnny Adams 03:37 Introduction To Johnny Adams 5 O... Read more

WWOZ Piano Night: From Our Homes to Yours

Fri, 04/09/21

Interview: Save Our Brass's Ersel "Garfield" Bogan

Fri, 04/09/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Sportage trombonist Ersel "Garfield" Bogan talks to Action Jackson about how he got his brass band start in high school, why he created Brass Fest, how the Save Our Brass Culture Foundation works to help musicians, and more. Hear it al... Read more

Cubes for Jazz Festing In Place 2021

Thu, 04/08/21
Get the Cubes for Jazz Festing in Place 2021 Read more

Video: Louis Armstrong 'Beautiful Dreamer'

Thu, 04/08/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
Ultra rare Louis Armstrong! This performance of 'Beautiful Dreamer' on the Ed Sullivan Show had all but disappeared from 1957 until 2015 when the Louis Armstrong House's Ricky Riccardi surprised jazz historian Dan Morgenstern with just the audio at Satchmo Summer Fest. Yest... Read more

In Memoriam: "Miss Teen" Augustine Germaine Lewis

Wed, 04/07/21
In 2017, the Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame collaborated with WWOZ to record an oral history with "Miss Teen" (Augustine Germaine Lewis), who was Spy Girl with the Cheyenne Mardi Gras Indians in New Orleans in the 1940s and 1950s. Miss Teen passed in March 2021. Here are so... Read more

Tribute to French Quarter Fest on WWOZ Saturday

Tue, 04/06/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
Tune in to WWOZ this Saturday as we pay tribute to French Quarter Festival presented by Chevron on the festival's traditional spring weekend! From 12-4pm CT, we'll be sharing highlights from the festival's past with sets from John Mooney, Tin Men, Betty Shirley, Tuba Skinny... Read more

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