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"Sacred Music"

Tue, 02/26/13
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune in this week for an hour of cross-cultural meet ups. We interview Rising Appalachia live in studio, as the band performs everything from Southern spirituals to Bulgarian music. In the second half of the program, Ensemble Fatien performs a set of music bridging New Orleans... Read more

From 504 Magazine: Donald Harrison

Mon, 02/25/13
Check out these excerpts and photos from a profile of Donald Harrison, from our friends at 504 Magazine. Read more

Brian McNeill and Ed Pearlman: On the fiddle at the Irish House.

Sat, 02/23/13
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
Next week is shaping up to be a tremendous week for fiddle music in New Orleans, with the Irish House on St Charles Avenue hosting two events that lovers of traditional Celtic music will not want to miss. On Tuesday, acclaimed Scottish fiddler and bouzouki player Brian McNei... Read more

Sophie B. Wright Brass Band

Thu, 02/21/13
Cuttin' Class with the Sophie B. Wright Brass Band Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for February, 2013

Wed, 02/20/13
Call for Phone Bank Volunteers New Jazz Series: Thursday Night Swingin' WWOZ and Coventry Present Cuttin' Class Class Got Brass Deadline: February 22 Run for 'OZ in the Crescent City Classic Last Look: Mardi Gras 2013... Read more

"Seven Seas"

Mon, 02/18/13
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune in this week for an hour of guitar-centric music by the Ed Barrett Trio and Twangorama. We also meet up with comedian Chris Trew to hear about The New Movement Theater, an improv-school and comedy venue in New Orleans. At the Culinary Crossroads, we visit Bart Bell of Cre... Read more

International Mardi Gras

Wed, 02/13/13
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
This had to be one of the best Mardi Gras Parties ever --- Society of Saint Anne simply hit all the high notes and nothing was in a minor key!!!  And the international flavor was absolutely spectacular meeting people from Japan, China, France, Italy, Brazil, Mexico, South A... Read more

"Boogie at Midnight"

Mon, 02/11/13
The iconic New Orleans rock and roll sound of 1950s still has a place every Monday night at BJ’s Lounge, a windowless bar on the far side of the Bywater neighborhood where King James & The Special Men hold down a regular gig. The pool table is shoved to the side, the homemade ... Read more

The Red Wolf Brass Band

Thu, 02/07/13
The Red Wolf Brass Band from the Riverdale Middle School in Old Jefferson on Cuttin' Class. Read more

Old Man River starts The Spin Cycle

Tue, 02/05/13
Authored by Ol' Man River
I have been hosting the Overnight Jazz Show for several months every Thursday from 3-6am Nawlins time. It is a Jazz show mostly contemporary but not limited to that, often trending to the Afro Beat and Jam Band Genre. I like to feature a theme or artist or several throughou... Read more

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