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Chillin' with 'OZilians, World-wide

Mon, 11/11/13
Authored by David Stafford
Simone, Scarborough, Western Australia I think it's amazing that this incredible tradition of music is available all over the world. Loving this station from Austalia!   Edward, Honolulu For Peggy Lou and Soul Sister from the Big Kahuna and Auntie Ruby   Pierre and Julie, Qué... Read more

Fall Membership Drive: Day 6 Highlights

Mon, 11/11/13
Authored by David Stafford
A great 6th day of our fall membership drive is in the books. See below for a photogallery of Day 6 highlights. And click here for a complete list of the people who made Day 6 possible: show hosts and pitchers, musicians, phone bank volunteers, and food donors. Read more

Music Video: Jon Cleary, "Tipitina"

Mon, 11/11/13
Authored by David Stafford
The great John Cleary does "Tipitina", filmed live at Chickie Wah Wah in New Orleans last December, a "Sitting In" video from ABIS Productions.     As a little lagniappe: an hour-plus-long (1:07:14) seminar on the New Orleans piano tradition that Cleary delivered at Loyola ... Read more

"New Orleans All The Way Live: Flamenco This Fall "

Mon, 11/11/13
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we enjoy the music of Ven Pa’ Ca’, a flamenco ensemble based in New Orleans. The recording of this performance took place at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro with many in the audience, including Teresa Romero Torkanowsky, the woman responsible for bringing Flam... Read more

Los Po-Boy-Citos: Live in NYC

Sun, 11/10/13
Authored by David Stafford
Check out Los Po-Boy-Citos live, doing the last 3 songs( "Long Way Home (Back to New Orleans)", "Now You Know" and "Cosita Linda") from a Fat Tuesday show at Le Poisson Rouge, NYC in 2012.   Read more

Fall Membership Drive: Day 5 Highlights

Sun, 11/10/13
Authored by David Stafford
A great 5th day of our fall membership drive is in the books. See below for a photogallery of Day 5 highlights. And click here for a complete list of the people who made Day 5 possible: show hosts and pitchers, musicians, phone bank volunteers, and food donors. Read more

Fall Membership Drive: Day 4 Highlights

Sat, 11/09/13
Authored by David Stafford
A great 4th day of our fall membership drive is in the books. See below for a photogallery of Day 4 highlights. And click here for a complete list of the people who made Day 4 possible: show hosts and pitchers, musicians, phone bank volunteers, and food donors. Read more

'OZ Love from Around the World

Fri, 11/08/13
Authored by David Stafford
As you've probably heard, it's WWOZ's mission is to bring New Orleans music to the universe. And judging by the places from which we get pledges, it must be working. These maps show locations from which we've had donations this membership drive. Of course we do really well ... Read more

New Orleans Music Video: Hot 8 Brass Band, "Ghost Town"

Fri, 11/08/13
Authored by David Stafford
Here's the Hot 8 Brass Band, with their cover of the Specials' 1981 classic Ghost Town. Last spring they did another versions at the Guardian in London. Britain's third largest paper described the band as "New Orleans' finest purveyors of roof raising, jazz-infused, funk an... Read more

Fall Membership Drive: Day 3 Highlights

Fri, 11/08/13
Authored by David Stafford
A great third day of our fall membership drive is in the books. See below for a photogallery of Day 3 highlights. And click here for a complete list of the people who made Day 3 possible: show hosts and pitchers, musicians, phone bank volunteers, and food donors. Read more

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