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Rhythm Room01/01/21 Favorite Music 2020

Sat, 01/02/21
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Darkest Hour Rev. John Wilkins 02:48 Trouble 2 Give God the Blues Shemekia Copeland 03:48 Uncivil War 3 The Ghetto (Live) Ruthie Foster 05:10 Live at the Paramount 4 Morning in America Durand Jones & The Indications 03:52 American Love Call 5 Wolves in Disguise Izo FitzRoy 0... Read more

2020 In Memoriams

Fri, 01/01/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
New Orleans lost many great artists and culture bearers in 2020. With smaller funerals, no second-lining, and no traditional sendoffs, it has been very difficult for the community. Today, during Festing in Place: Happy New Year from New Orleans, we'll be airing a memorial s... Read more

Interview: Big Chief Victor Harris of Fi Yi Yi

Sun, 12/27/20
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Big Chief Victor Harris talks to Action Jackson about the contributions of Big Queen Kim "Cutie" Boutte and Backstreet Cultural Museum founder Sylvester Francis, what the Spirit of Fi Yi Yi is all about, and much more. Hear it all in t... Read more

Festing in Place: Happy New Year from New Orleans

Sat, 12/26/20

Festing in Place: Happy New Year from New Orleans cubes

Mon, 12/21/20
Join us in ringing in the New Year New Orleans style! We'll help you celebrate safely by featuring some of the best live performances from years past. On New Year's Eve, transport to intimate venue performances with some of the biggest names from New Orleans music includin... Read more

Harvey Averne on the Morning Set

Sun, 12/20/20
Authored by Carrie Booher
On Friday, Morning Set host Dave Dauterive interviewed produced Harvey Averne about working with percussionist Ray Barretto. Averne worked on Barretto's album, Acid, as well as working with many artists in the Latin jazz community. If you missed it, hear it now on the 2-wee... Read more

Interview: Chris Terro of Big 6 Brass Band

Sun, 12/20/20
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, cowbell percussionist Chris Terro of the Big 6 Brass Band talks to Action Jackson about second lines, how he started playing the instrument, what the band is doing to raise money amid the pandemic, and more. Hear it all in the player ... Read more

Rhythm Room 12/18/20

Sat, 12/19/20
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Mo' Crunch Speedometer 04:30 Our Kind of Movement 2 Walk With Me Joss Stone 03:39 advance single 3 The Ladys Letter Pops Staples 02:21 Don't Lose This 4 Everyday I Have To Cry Arthur Alexander 02:45 More Dirty Laundry 5 If you're ready come go with Cynthia Richards 02:41 Her... Read more

Video stream: A Holiday Evening (at home) with Dr. Michael White, LPO, and Topsy Chapman, Weds. 8pm

Tue, 12/15/20

Interview: 9 Times VP Oscar Brown

Mon, 12/14/20
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Oscar Brown of the Nine Times Social and Pleasure Club talks to Action Jackson about how the club reached its size, why the group cherishes diversity, how the parade route pays homage to the 9th Ward, and more! Hear it all in the playe... Read more

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