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Hurray for the Riff Raff, 4 songs live on KEXP

Wed, 01/15/14
Authored by David Stafford
Our favorite public station in Seattle posted this video the other day: Hurray for the Riff Raff performing live in the KEXP studio, recorded last October. It's a four-song set ("Look Out Mama", "The Body Electric", "Crash On The Highway", and "The New San Francisco Bay Blu... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for January, 2014

Wed, 01/15/14
In This Issue Jazz Fest 2014 Lineup Carnival Season Kicks Off Upcoming Jazz Journey Concerts from NOJ&HF Hosts' Favorite Records of 2013 Cuttin' Class with the Newman School Jazz Band, January 23 Louisiana Music Factory Shoutout ... Read more

Jesse McBride and Ellis Marsalis talk with Jelly Roll Justice

Mon, 01/13/14
Jesse McBride and Ellis Marsalis talk with Jelly Roll Justice about their holiday gigs, the generations of piano playing, and the aspects of improvisation. Read more

Music Video: Glen David Andrews with Paul Sanchez: "Gilded Splinters"

Mon, 01/13/14
Authored by David Stafford
Glen David Andrews reworks Dr. John's "I Walk on Guilded Splinters" with Paul Sanchez on guitar. According to its YouTube post (by Come See About Me Productions), the video "was filmed over the course of several nights recording the tracks and through two live performances ... Read more

"New Orleans All The Way Live: Art in New Orleans"

Mon, 01/13/14
Authored by George Ingmire
This week we collide new and old music, all locally recorded, performed by artists Theresa Andersson, Treme Brass Band, The Dynamites, and more. In addition to an hour of eclectic live music, we visit Libra Lagrone at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art to talk about the focus... Read more

Live in Concert: CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band

Fri, 01/10/14
Authored by David Stafford
If you've got the time this weekend, here's a smoking hot, hour-and-ten-minutes-long concert by CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band. It was origninally webcast live on September 21, 2013, from the Potomac Atrium of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washing... Read more

Recipe: Preserved Lemon Risotto & Market Fish

Thu, 01/09/14
Authored by Danielle Dietze
This month's recipe comes from Langlois Culinary Crosscroads. Chef and owner Amy Cyrex Sins writes: The dish is perfect for this time of year because it bridges the winter and spring seasons. We’re currently in citrus season, but the produce has to be picked before it gets hit... Read more

Music Video: Dash Rip Rock, "Meet Me at the River"

Thu, 01/09/14
Authored by David Stafford
Here's a blast of pure summer fun to cure your winter blues, from Louisiana Music Hall of Famers Dash Rip Rock. It's a south Lousiana party in a roots rock video, complete with boats, dogs, dacquiris, and bonfires.  And a guitarist-on-water skis. Says frontman Bill Davis, "... Read more

Joan of Arc Parade Photos

Tue, 01/07/14
Authored by David Stafford
Carnival 2014 is underway!  Check out the gallery below for 6 beautiful shots from last night's Joan of Arc parade in the Quarter, the work of WWOZ volunteer photographer Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee. Read more

Music Video: Hot 8 Brass Band, "New Orleans" live at Pickathon 2012

Tue, 01/07/14
Authored by David Stafford
The Hot 8 Brass Band performs "New Orleans" live at the 2012 Pickathon Pumphouse Sessions near Portland, Oregon. At Pickathon, the Indie-Roots Music festival, there's a 10x10 Pumphouse in the middle of the woods on the festival grounds at Pendarvis Farm. Dozens of acts reco... Read more

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