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Galactic featuring Maggie Koerner, "Dolla Diva"

Mon, 09/22/14
Authored by David Stafford
If you haven't caught Galactic with singer Maggie Koerner (or even if you have!), check out this video recorded earlier his year at Freebird Live, a Jacksonville, Florida music venue. The song, "Dolla Diva" was written by Koerner and David Shaw of the Revivalists.   Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 09/25/14

Sun, 09/21/14
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Num. Title Artist Time Release Label Start Time 1 From The Back Side (Part 1) Sons Of Funk 02:48 ...King Funk (Rare, Fast & Hard. 24 Essential Funk Cuts From The Label That Gave Birth To The Music) V A   2014/9/26 22:01:42 ... Read more

World Journey 09/20/14

Sat, 09/20/14
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Num. Title Artist Time Release Label Start Time 1 Voaste Tiharea 04:25 TIHAREA   2014/9/20 16:01:54 2 A2 Mosotho Focholo Frestat Tau ea Lesotho 03:21 Nyatsi tioha pela'ka   2014/9/20 16:06:33 3 ... Read more

Victor Goines at the Chicago Humanities Festival

Sat, 09/20/14
Authored by David Stafford
New Orleans-born clarinetist, saxophonist, and educator Victor Goines presents a "clarinet-centric" version of New Orleans music history in this hour-long presentation at the Chicago Humanities Festival. Combining interview and performance, Goines demonstrates the evolution ... Read more

Michael Doucet, Aly Bain, and Ricky Skaggs, "Jolie Blonde"

Thu, 09/18/14
Authored by David Stafford
BeauSoleil founder Michael Doucet, Aly Bain, and Ricky Skaggs do "Jolie Blonde", arguably the most famous Cajun song of all time. The video dates from 1998 and second of the Transatlantic Sessions, a British production of collaborative live performances by folk and country ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for September, 2014

Wed, 09/17/14
In This Issue Goodfellas Hit the Streets September 21 Call for Volunteers, Fall Membership Drive Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, October 17-19 WWOZ Video: Lazy Lester Live in Lafayette The Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival J... Read more

Jazz In the Park, Season 6

Tue, 09/16/14
Authored by Carrie Booher
This week will wrap up the sixth season of Jazz In the Park on Thursday, October 30, from 4-8pm. Featured artists include Rebirth Brass Band, Kermit Ruffins and Joseph S. Clark High School Marching Band. Read more

Preservation Hall Jazz Band & the Del McCoury Band, "I'll Fly Away"

Tue, 09/16/14
Authored by David Stafford
Here's a felicitous mix of jazz and bluegrass: the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and the Del McCoury Band perform the gospel standard "I'll Fly Away" on the Late Show with David Letterman in 2011. The track appeared on the album American Legacies: Preservation Hall Jazz Band ... Read more

Cosimo Matassa Within New Orleans' History

Mon, 09/15/14
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Cosimo Matassa was born in the US in 1926, a single generation after a vigilante mob stormed the parish prison to lynch and shoot eleven Italians prisoners to death.  The mob violence was a message to the rising political power of the newly immigrated Italian community; “ge... Read more

Cosimo Matassa at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Fri, 09/12/14
Authored by WWOZ Editors
by Nita Ketner, WWOZ Show Host In 2004, New Orleans music legends Cosimo Matassa, Earl Palmer, Dr John, and Deacon John appeared at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland. I was lucky enough to be there, and was able to report on the events for satchmo.com.   For anyon... Read more

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