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Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue, "To Make Amends"

Mon, 07/21/14
Authored by David Stafford
Just released: the first music video by Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue for "To Make Amends" a song from their most recent album Last To Leave. It was filmed live, in a single, long tracking shot, at Side Show Props/Moviesets in Slidell, LA.     Read more

Summer Days And Nights

Sat, 07/19/14
This episode, titled "Summer Days And Nights," focuses on ways to pass a summer day and night in New Orleans. Read more

Kermit Ruffins with Jam in the Van

Fri, 07/18/14
Authored by David Stafford
Here's three songs by Kermit Ruffins, Guardian of the Groove, recorded during last Jazz Fest while parked just outside his Treme Mother-in-Law Lounge in the Jam in the Van vehicle: "Treme", "Marie", and "Ooh Child". Plus as lagniappe, a short interview during which Kermit p... Read more

Jon Cleary with Jam in the Van on Piano Night

Wed, 07/16/14
Authored by David Stafford
Last Piano Night (April 28), the Jam in the Van vehicle parked outside the House of Blues and recorded a few acts before they played inside. Here's Jon Cleary doing "When You Get Back" and "Burgundy Street Boogie". "When You Get Back"   "Burgundy Street Boogie"   Read more

Robert Palmer, October 16, 1992

Mon, 07/14/14
Here's one from the archives: writer Robert Palmer (1945-1997) talks with WWOZ's Black Mold in 1992. Palmer wrote for publications such as the New York Times and Rolling Stone and authored the books Deep Blues and Rock & Roll: an Unruly History. Read more

Kristin Diable, "I Know A Man"

Mon, 07/14/14
Authored by David Stafford
Check out this moody "behind the scenes music video" from New Orleans singer-song writer Krisin Diable. "I Know a Man" from the album Kristin Diable & The City was filmed inside the historic Upper Pontalba building on Jackson Square.   Read more

Satchmo SummerFest, July 31 - August 3

Mon, 07/14/14
Authored by David Stafford
Satchmo SummerFest happens July 31 - August 3 and brings three days of great music, including the Original Pinettes Brass Band (left), to the Old US Mint. During the days leading up to the fest, WWOZ will have a special set of preview interviews and in-studio performances; che... Read more

The Neville Brothers at Tipitina's, 1991

Sat, 07/12/14
Authored by David Stafford
For your weekend viewing pleasure, it's the Neville Brothers, nearly 80 minutes worth, recorded live at Tipitina's on June 19, 1991. Set list: 00:00: Hey Pocky Way/I Walk On Gilded Splinters 09:25: Voodoo 14:10: Mojo Hannah 19:30: Angola Bound 24:22: Yellow Moon 30:36: ... Read more

Didn't It Rain

Sat, 07/12/14
This episode, titled "Didn't It Rain," focuses on the connection between R&B singers and gospel music. Read more

Make Music New York: 350 Musicians Play "100+ BPM"

Fri, 07/11/14
Authored by David Stafford
Each year at the summer soltice, the Make Music New York Festival happens, with some 1300 performances over all five boroughs. This year for one of those performances, NPR Music commissioned a new piece by Sunny Jain of Red Baraat called "100+ BPM". Then they invited any mu... Read more

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