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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

Cylinder Recordings Available for Free Listen & Download

Mon, 09/29/14
Authored by Carrie Booher
If old or obscure recordings are your thing, I've got a treat for you. The University of California at Santa Barbara partnered with the Institute of Museum and Library Services to digitize over 10,000 cylinder recordings from 1890-1928. The recordings are available to the p... Read more

Video from the Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival

Mon, 09/29/14
Last Saturday night, WWOZ's new video team produced its first live stream. We streamed two sets from the Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival: Big George Brock and the Ruthie Foster Band. If you missed it, no worries: you can see them both here. Read more

Aaron Neville and Maria Muldaur, "Amazing Grace," 1989

Mon, 09/29/14
Authored by David Stafford
Aaron Neville and folk-blues-country vocalist Maria Muldaur perform "Amazing Grace" at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, on November 26, 1989. Muldaur's career began as part of the American folk music revival and the Greenwich Village scene of the early 1960s. Her subsequent... Read more

Bayou Road Blues

Sat, 09/27/14
In this episode, we take a look at the blues in New Orleans, a city filled with blues players. Read more

Elvis Costello with Allen Toussaint, 2006

Sat, 09/27/14
Authored by David Stafford
For your weekend viewing pleasure, here's Elvis Costello accompanied by Allen Toussaint, the Crescent City Horns (including Big Sam Williams) and the Imposters, live from the Montreal Jazz Festival on July 3, 2006. This video is 56 minutes long, selected from a 3 hour show-... Read more

Live Video Stream at 10:30pm: The Wanting

Thu, 09/25/14
Check out our live video stream. Read more

Live Video Stream of Sync Up

Thu, 09/25/14
Check out our live video stream of Sync Up conference May 1-2, starting each day at 10a. If you missed the first weekend's sessions, you can watch recordings. Sync Up includes seven days of educational and networking sessions for independent artists and industry professionals ... Read more

Fall 2014 Membership Drive Live Video

Thu, 09/25/14
Our live video stream from the Fall 2014 Pledge Party. Note, you may need to adjust your speaker volume.     Live streaming video by Ustream Read more

Ella Fitzgerald: "One Note Samba," 1969

Thu, 09/25/14
Authored by David Stafford
Ella Fitzgerald's first appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1969, then held at the Montreux Casino, included this scat version of "One Note Samba". She's backed by the Tommy Flanagan Trio. The YouTube video mistakenly identifies this as "a packed New Orleans" perfor... Read more

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