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Equifunk

Tue, 07/30/13
Authored by Johnny Woodstock
Equifunk is the best!! Equifunk Music Fest  held at Camp Equinunk in Equinunk, Pa.  Now in its 6 th year in existance is going be a funk filled extravaganza held from August 16-18. It's a New Orleans Funk heavy music festival. This year particpants include Anders Osborne fe... Read more

2013 Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame Ceremony & Events

Tue, 07/30/13
Authored by David Stafford
This year, the Fifteenth Annual Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame Ceremony offers a fun-filled week of activities, climaxing with the induction ceremony on Sunday, August 11. Read more

Louis Armstrong: Oldest Known Concert Footage

Mon, 07/29/13
Authored by David Stafford
With Satchmo SummerFest happening this weekend, we'll be posting some Louis Armstrong videos this week, starting with this one: the earliest known footage of Satchmo live in concert, filmed in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1933. Read more

" Jazz 'n' Coffee "

Mon, 07/29/13
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune in this week for an hour of the Rob Wagner Trio, recorded live at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro. We also stop by Morning Call to celebrate their new coffee shop in City Park. And for those who need a second cup of coffee, don’t despair, as we visit the Neutral Ground Coffeeho... Read more

"Rex Gregory Redux"

Mon, 07/29/13
Authored by George Ingmire
Today's show features Saxophonist, Flautist and Clarinet player Rex Gregory, a jazz musician whose philosophical ideas influence his compositions as much as his teachers and collaborators do. This show was recorded at the Blue Nile. On this recording, Rex is joined on stage by... Read more

1920's New Orleans Music

Sun, 07/28/13
Authored by Danielle Dietze
The 1920's was a time of influence that resonated in a special way with the Crescent City. It was a time led by defiance, social change, and dazzling culture. But most importantly, it gave birth to one of the city's beloved trademarks-- jazz. From the trenches of smoky nigh... Read more

Roots of Music Marching Crusaders

Fri, 07/26/13
Roots of Music Marching Crusaders on Cuttin' Class Read more

Satchmo in the Republic of the Congo, 1960

Fri, 07/26/13
Authored by David Stafford
At 'OZ, one of our main missions is to bring New Orleans music to the world. Props to Satchmo, who was always far ahead of us. Now, over four decades after his death, it's easy to underestimate the size and scope of his mid-century fame. But the newsreel clip about his 1960 ... Read more

It's all about the altos?

Thu, 07/25/13
Authored by Raymond Kent
A Ray Charles tune in which Brother Ray doesn’t sing and David “Fathead” Newman doesn’t play tenor sax. A ballad which is not so sedate, from possibly the best known New Orleans alto player. Maybe half a dozen of the Crescent City’s altoists, the well-known and the less wel... Read more

New Orleans All The Way Live: Dayna Kurtz, Live at Chickie Wah Wah

Wed, 07/24/13
Authored by George Ingmire
This week we lend the hour to songwriter and musician Dayna Kurtz, recorded live at Chickie Wah Wah on Canal Street. In this uninhibited session, she shares with us her music and what’s on her mind.  Dayna is one tough lady, as she says she “don’t put up with it”, but you c... Read more

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