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Say My Name Your Way: Reflections on a Multilingual Life

Sat, 04/06/13
Authored by Suzanne Corley
A lot of people around the radio station tease me about being the foreign language pronunciation patrol, which I don't mind, because learning foreign languages has been among the best journeys of my life.  Certainly I couldn't do the shows I do without them.  I recently com... Read more

WWOZ/Angola Prison Music Project

Fri, 04/05/13
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
Thank you to everyone who contibuted CDs to this spring's drive for KLSP-91.7 FM! Your outpouring of generosity is deeply appreciated!   We will be collecting albums again before the winter holiday season.     Read more

Warren Easton Brass Band

Thu, 04/04/13
Warren Easton Brass Band on Cuttin' Class Read more

"Ven Pa'Ca, Flamenco in New Orleans"

Wed, 04/03/13
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

Preservation Hall Junior Jazz Band

Tue, 04/02/13
Preservation Hall Junior Jazz Band on Cuttin' Class. Read more

Mulgrew Miller to Visit "Jazz from the Market"

Sat, 03/30/13
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
The brilliant jazz pianist Mulgrew Miller will visit WWOZ this Thursday (April 4th) just after 5:00 p.m. before heading over to Snug Harbor for his special shows at 8 and 10.   On Wednesday, the night before, he will be playing with an ensemble of University of New Orleans ... Read more

PHOTO GALLERY: Congo Square New World Rhythms Fest 2013

Wed, 03/27/13
Whether or not you made it down to Armstrong Park, you'll enjoy perusing these photo highlights from this year's Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival and Class Got Brass competition. Read more

"French Quarter Fest 2013"

Tue, 03/26/13
Authored by George Ingmire
Springtime in New Orleans is synonymous with Festival season. This week we celebrate the upcoming 30th annual French Quarter Festival, taking place April 11th-14th. On today’s program, we listen to musical highlights from the Festival recorded by WWOZ over the years. Alongsi... Read more

Do you wanna strut? We are second lining the CCC to power our tower! Join us! Open to everyone!

Sat, 03/23/13
Authored by Ol' Man River
Everyone likes a goood second line we, well we have one Saturday March 30 at 8am and it will be in the rear of the classic. Who wants to Second Line?? This is your chance to strut your stuff and show your support for WWOZ! As most of you, a few weeks ago I would have never co... Read more

“Rumba de la Isla” by Pedrito Martinez

Fri, 03/22/13
The Pedrito Martinez Group will be playing Friday, March 22, at Tipitinas. Show starts at 9PM. The group will also be featured at the Congo Square World Rhythm Festival Saturday, March 23rd. Cuban percussionist and bandleader Pedrito Martinez is on tour to promote his ne... Read more

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