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The Deslondes at Newport Folk Fest

Fri, 08/15/14
Authored by Carrie Booher
Proud to share some good news from the continually up-and-coming New Orleans country-folk scene that’s blossomed from the 9th Ward. Local country soulsters, The Deslondes, hit the stage at the historic and renowned Newport Folk Festival a couple weeks ago following their a... Read more

Mahalia Jackson, "Come On Children Let's Sing", 1967

Fri, 08/15/14
Authored by David Stafford
As the emcee puts it in his introduction, here's "the world's greatest gospel singer, Miss Mahalia Jackson" with and epic two-part rendition of "Come On Children Let's Sing" recorded in Berlin in 1967 for West German television. There's a cut at the 3:15 mark to the encore ... Read more

Satchmo Seminars, Sunday, August 3, 2014

Wed, 08/13/14
In addition to tons of great live music, Satchmo SummerFest included a series of eighteen seminars on all aspects of Louis Armstrong's life and career. If you missed them, never fear! You can see all of them here on WWOZ.org. The six seminars held on Sunday, August 3, 2014 a... Read more

Satchmo Seminars, Saturday, August 2, 2014

Wed, 08/13/14
In addition to tons of great live music, Satchmo SummerFest included a series of eighteen seminars on all aspects of Louis Armstrong's life and career. If you missed them, never fear! You can see all of them here on WWOZ.org.  The six seminars held on Saturday, August 2, 201... Read more

Satchmo Seminars, 2014

Wed, 08/13/14
In addition to tons of great live music, Satchmo SummerFest included a series of eighteen seminars on all aspects of Louis Armstrong's life and career. If you missed them, never fear! You can see all of them here on WWOZ.org. Read more

Honey Island Swamp Band, "Cane Sugar"

Wed, 08/13/14
Authored by David Stafford
Here's a sweet treat for a hot August Wednesday: a live version of the Honey Island Swamp Band's "Cane Sugar", recorded live during a "Sitting In" session at Tipitina's on Dec 1, 2012. The song is the title track on the band's fourth album, released by Louisiana Red Hot Rec... Read more

Luke Winslow King, "Down by the Riverside"

Tue, 08/12/14
Authored by David Stafford
During Jam in the Van's Jazz Fest visit to New Orleans, they met up with Luke Winslow King outside the Botanical Gardens in City Park. Here's his take on the spiritual "Down by the Riverside", adding his name to a long list of New Orleans musicians who've covered the song, ... Read more

Michael O'Hara, July 22, 2014

Mon, 08/11/14
Michael O'Hara of the Sheiks with Ms Smalls on July 22, 2014.   Read more

Big Sam, June 30, 2014

Mon, 08/11/14
Big Sam with Murf, June 30, 2014 Read more

Luther Gray, May 29, 2014

Mon, 08/11/14
Luther Gray with Nita Ketner on May 29, 2014 Read more

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