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Chuck Perkins, January 9, 2014

Wed, 02/19/14
Chuck Perkins and WWOZ's Sally Young talk about some of the history of Storyville and Danny Barker's stories as well as Perkins being the "Poet-laureate" of New Orleans. Read more

Myles Weeks, January 16, 2014

Wed, 02/19/14
Miles Weeks and WWOZ's Scott Borne talk about the latest CD by Weeks, "Sense of Self." Borne mentions the departure that this CD is compared to Weeks playing with Eric Lindell, Andrew Duhon, Colin Lake, and others. Weeks explains how the album is a "pouring-out" of things h... Read more

Clarence Johnson, January 9, 2014

Wed, 02/19/14
Clarence Johnson stopped by WWOZ and chatted with Scott Borne about Johnson's experience doing a jazz and gospel show on WWOZ right before Katrina, the "Fertile Crescent," his latest CD, and more. Read more

Victor Goines, January 2, 2014

Wed, 02/19/14
Victor Goines visits with WWOZ's Jelly Roll Justic; they talk about Goines' mentors at St. Augustine, the philosophy of improvisation, and more. Read more

George Porter, Jr. , December 13, 2013

Wed, 02/19/14
George Porter tells WWOZ's Black Mold how he's recorded every performance and how he spends a lot of his free time listening to those shows to see if any new "licks" have come from it. They also chat about Porter's musical background with classical guitar, the original name... Read more

Little Freddie King in France

Wed, 02/19/14
Authored by David Stafford
Here's nine red-hot minutes of Little Freddie King rocking a medieval fortification in France, beautifully shot and recorded by what we're told were "a group of film and audio students." C'est bon! The title "Incruste au Nancy Jazz Pulsations" means something along the lines... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for February, 2014

Wed, 02/19/14
In This Issue Be a Phone Bank Volunteer for the Spring Pledge Party Happening Now: Mardi Gras 2014 Swamp Shop Moves in with the Louisiana Music Factory Jazz Fest Community Outreach Tickets Class Got Brass 2014 Shoutout: Rhonda K.... Read more

Mardi Gras 1956 & 1941

Tue, 02/18/14
Authored by David Stafford
Two weeks until Fat Tuesday and counting. Here's a look back to Mardi Gras in the middle of the last century, with videos from 1956 and 1941. 1956. This video combines footage by an unknown shooter with a batch of excellent still photos taken by the late John W. Mizenko, fat... Read more

"New Orleans All The Way Live: Musical & Culinary Families "

Tue, 02/18/14
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we celebrate some of the musical and cultural families of New Orleans, featuring sets by Ellis and Jason Marsalis, Steve and Sasha Masakowski, Aaron and Ivan Neville, and the late Walter Payton and his son, Nicholas Payton. Holly Hawthorne of the wh... Read more

Trombone Shorty at Tip's: Full Concert from Liveset

Sat, 02/15/14
Authored by David Stafford
Here's a treat for fans of Troy Andrews: a two-hour-and-fifteen-minute long Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue live show, originally streamed live from Tipitina's in September 2011 by Liveset. In full HD, it's bursting with full-screen goodness. According to Liveset, this "... Read more

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