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Ebola Panic!!!

Sat, 10/04/14
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
  Ah.  Here in New Orleans, we've seen it already:   Elia Kazan's Panic in the City: One night in the New Orleans slums, vicious hoodlum Blackie and his friends kill an illegal immigrant who won too much in a card game. Next morning, Dr. Clint Reed (a.k.a. Billy Robinson) of... Read more

Benny Goodman, Live in Copenhagen, 1981

Sat, 10/04/14
Authored by David Stafford
For your weekend viewing pleasure, 52 minutes of Benny Goodman, live in Copenhagen in 1981. Erroneously billed as Goodman's last performance (which actually happened in 1986, during the year of his death), there are guest appearances from Svend Asmussen and Jimmy Maxwell; t... Read more

Rhythm Of Life

Sat, 10/04/14
"Rhythm Of Life" New Orleans is a city filled with young musicians, who embrace traditions and keep them alive by making them their own. Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 10/03/14

Sat, 10/04/14
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Num. Title Artist Time Release Start Time 1 Soul Serenade Beau Dollar & The Coins 02:37 Kent's Cellar Of Soul 2014/10/3 22:01:48 2 Higher And Higher Queen Esther Marrow 03:47 feat. The Harlem Gospel Singers 2014/10... Read more

Les Femmes d'Enfer, September 14, 2014

Fri, 10/03/14
Jim Hobbs talks with members of Les Femmes d'Enfer (translation: "Women of Hell"), an all-female Cajun/zydeco band from Port Townsend, Washington led by Claudette Boudreaux, who is originally from Dulac, Louisiana. They talk about the Cajun music scene in the Pacific Northw... Read more

Jimmy Cliff, Two Songs Live at Glastonbury 2011

Thu, 10/02/14
Authored by David Stafford
Jamaican music legend Jimmy Cliff, who'll be performing Monday at the HOB New Orleans, does two songs ("You Can Get It If You Really Want" and Johnny Nash's "I Can See Clearly Now") live in 2011 at the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, a five-day music f... Read more

Dr. John and the Lower 911, "Goin' Back To New Orleans"

Tue, 09/30/14
Authored by David Stafford
Dr. John and the Lower 911, joined by Donald Harrison on sax, do a ten-and-a-half minute version of "Goin' Back To New Orleans", recorded August 13, 2006 at the Newport Jazz Festival. The title track from a 1992 release by Dr John, "Goin' Back To New Orleans" was originally... Read more

Busker Blog: Dick Deluxe

Mon, 09/29/14
In this first in a series of WWOZ video profiles of New Orleans buskers, we meet Dick Deluxe, whose long, tumultuous career includes playing with New Orleans greats Earl King and Queen Ida, as well as many years of score writing with Clubfoot Orchestra virtuoso Richard Marriott. Read more

Busker Blog: Washboard Lissa

Mon, 09/29/14
In the fifth WWOZ video profile of New Orleans buskers, we head over to Royal Street and get to know banjo player and song writer Washboard Lissa. Read more

Busker Blog: Doreen Ketchens

Mon, 09/29/14
In the third WWOZ video profile of New Orleans buskers, we get to know Doreen Ketchens. "Queen Clarinet" has traveled the world playing music, but you can usually catch her act Th-Sunday outside Rouses on Royal Street. Read more

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