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Pete Seeger Remembered

Wed, 01/29/14
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
I was thinking about Pete Seeger and what he and his music meant to many.   It was not just the folk songs, it was the role and responsibility of the musician that Seeger exemplified.     To Seeger, Politics and Music were never separate... Read more

Piano Night 2013

Wed, 01/29/14
  This video will give you the flavor of WWOZ's Piano Night. It combines photos from the 2013 version of the event, with music by Victor Atkins from Piano Night 2006. Read more

The Meters Live 1974

Wed, 01/29/14
Authored by David Stafford
The Meters do "Look Ka Py Py" and "Jungle Man" in this 1974 edition of Soundstage, a PBS live concert series produced in Chicago from 1974-1985 and revived in 2003. The band is completely funk-tastic, and the introduction by Dr. John (who, along with Professor Longhair, app... Read more

Snow is Not Equivalent to Godzilla

Wed, 01/29/14
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Saying "snow" (the "s-word) in New Orleans causes unadulterated panic.  The main routes out of town are closed, there was a run on grocery stores and businesses, government and airlines shut down.  No, it's worse than what you think.  Get this - there was a run on buying ic... Read more

Marcia Ball, Extended Play Session

Tue, 01/28/14
Authored by David Stafford
Here's Marcia Ball, the queen of boogie-woogie piano (and a Piano Night regular), in a beautifully produced video, about a half hour long, and including performance and interview segments; in the latter, she talks about her music, Irma Thomas, New Orleans, and the wetlands,... Read more

Yegor Romantsov of Debauche, January 17, 2014

Mon, 01/27/14
Valerie the Problem Child and Yegor Romantsov talk about Debauche's upcoming album and Yegor as a performer.  Valerie denies Debauche airplay because it's the Blues show and she hasn't listened to their material before. Get ready to laugh, this one's funny! Read more

Kenny Garrett, January 10, 2014

Mon, 01/27/14
K. Balewa talks with Kenny Garrett  about his Jazz Journey Concert, the state of his career, and the vast number of musicians he's played with. Read more

David Montana, October 1, 2013

Mon, 01/27/14
David Montana, Jazz Fest Johnny, Nigel Hall and WWOZ's Marc Stone talk about a residency in October, the craft of sewing, and how they spend Mardi Gras morning.  Read more

Grammy Winners: Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience

Mon, 01/27/14
Authored by David Stafford
Congratulations to Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience, whose Dockside Sessions won the 2014 Grammy award for Best Regional Roots Album last night. In the clip below, Simien and the band stop by CBS's backstage "Thank You Cam" shorty after receiving their award.   Aliso... Read more

"New Orleans All The Live: New Orleans, I'm Coming To You "

Mon, 01/27/14
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week's show we welcome Dayna Kurtz to the city, in her new and arguably ancestral home, while we enjoy a full hour of music recorded live at Chickie Wah Wah on Canal Street featuring guitarist Robert Mache. We also meet up with Dayna over a bottle of red wine to tal... Read more

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