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Music Video: Beau Jocque, "Beau Jocque Boogie"

Tue, 12/17/13
Authored by David Stafford
Here's 1990s legend, the late Beau Jocque (born Andrus J. Espre, 11/1/1953 - 9/10/1999), with one of the biggest selling songs in Zydeco history, "Beau Jocque Boogie". "Beau Jocque" (Creole for Big Guy) was a 35-year-old electrician, injured and temporarily paralyzed, when ... Read more

"New Orleans All The Way Live: Peacemaker "

Tue, 12/17/13
Authored by George Ingmire
This program requires an appetite, as we sample four different Po-Boys at Mahony’s with Chef Jason Sanders.  We start off with the Peacemaker, a sandwich with fried oysters, bacon and cheese and work our way through to the alligator sausage po-boy with a smokey tomato musta... Read more

Coconut Quatro Leche' Cake

Mon, 12/16/13
Authored by Big D
I prepared a cake for the desert table during the WWOZ holiday/birthday party last Friday. Many people expressed to me how much they enjoyed the cake, asked for the recipe and even offer to purchase one for an upcoming party. SO.... If you would like the recipe please email... Read more

Coconut Quatro Leche' Cake

Mon, 12/16/13
Authored by Big D
I prepared a cake for the desert table during the WWOZ holiday/birthday party last Friday. Many people expressed to me how much they enjoyed the cake, asked for the recipe and even offer to purchase one for an upcoming party. SO.... If you would like the recipe please email... Read more

Susan Cowsill, "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch"

Mon, 12/16/13
Authored by David Stafford
Here's Susan Cowsill with a raucous (and hilarious) rendition of "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" on December 11, 2009 at Chickie Wah Wah, during the CD release party for Threadhead Records' A Very Threadhead Holiday compilation CD. That's Matt Perrine and Craig Klein on hor... Read more

Behind the Scenes with Anders Osborne

Fri, 12/13/13
Authored by David Stafford
In this short (3 min, 30 sec), beautifully produced piece from Yamaha Music Group, Anders Osborne talks about his life and music, his song writing process ("The songs are what's calling me"), and more. It was shot behind the scenes during an "All Access" photo shoot in Wash... Read more

Artifacts: 33 Years of WWOZ History in Images

Thu, 12/12/13
Authored by David Stafford
WWOZ is 33 years old--and yet we feel so young! Please join us on Thursday, December 5 and Saturday, December 7 to celebrate. On December 5, we'll be at the place where it all started, back in December of 1980: Tipitina's. And on Saturday, December 7, WWOZ and Kermit Ruffins i... Read more

In Memoriam: Larry McKinley

Tue, 12/10/13
Larry McKinley, Minit Records co-founder and voice of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, has died at the age of 85. Funeral arrangements are pending, and the family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the NOJHF&F capital campaign in Larry’s name. Read more

Renew Cultural Arts Academy

Tue, 12/10/13
Students from the ReNew Cultural Academy visit WWOZ for the latest episode of Cuttin' Class. Read more

Louisiana's 2014 Grammy Nominees

Tue, 12/10/13
Authored by David Stafford
Congratulations to Louisiana's 2014 Grammy nominees, listed below, led by double-nominee Allen Toussaint. The 56th Annual Grammy Awards happen on January 26, 2014. Allen Toussaint Best Americana Album: Songbook, and Best American Roots Song: "Shrimp Po-Boy, Dressed" Bobby ... Read more

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