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"Rex Gregory"

Wed, 05/02/12
Authored by George Ingmire
Today’s show features saxophonist, flautist and clarinet player Rex Gregory, a jazz musician whose philosophical ideas influence his compositions as much as his teachers and collaborators do.  This show was recorded at the Blue Nile. On this recording, Rex is joined on stag... Read more

Jazz Fest Weekend 1 Highlights

Sun, 04/29/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
We're half-way through Jazz Fest.  The first weekend was tremendous with amazing live broadcasts from the Fest, huge crowds, beautiful weather, and WWOZ even sold out of brass passes.  Check out the hightlights below from all the stages, the WWOZ Hospitality Tent and a litt... Read more

Jazz Fest Day 2 Highlights

Sat, 04/28/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
The second day of Jazz Fest saw sunny skies, even bigger crowds, and even a flash-mob style wedding! The bride wore brass -- Brass Pass, that is!  WWOZ Brass Pass holders Rebecca Bohn and Tim Hufft Jr got married Saturday afternoon in front of the People's Health Economy... Read more

Jazz Fest Day 1 Highlights

Fri, 04/27/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
The first day of the Jazz Fest opened to sunny skies, and crowds charging in to get prime spots at the biggest tents.  Highlights included - WWOZ Brass Pass holders from all over the country, reunited with old friends in the shady oasis of the hospitality tent with fresh f... Read more

Don Vappie - My New Orleans

Thu, 04/26/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Téada - Coming to New Orleans

Tue, 04/24/12
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
In 2001 a brand new band called Téada burst onto the traditional Irish music scene making headlines on the innovative Irish TV show Flosc. Since then Téada has grown into one of Ireland’s most ground-breaking, inventive and zesty bands, headlining at major music festivals t... Read more

"Cinco de Mayo"

Tue, 04/24/12
Authored by George Ingmire
This week, we get ready for Cinco de Mayo with the Iguanas, captured live at the Mid City Rock and Bowl – we also stop by the Rum House on Magazine and meet up with Jared Zeller for a preview of Bayou Boogaloo. Read more

Help New Orleans Students See the World!

Fri, 04/20/12
Find out how you can help 11 students from Warren Easton High School in New Orleans change their outlook on the world by traveling to Spain and France this summer. Read more

Peter Bergman Tributes

Fri, 04/20/12
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
A video tribute to Peter Bergman  http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=C_S5m46cT48&NR=1 and Philip Proctor's upcoming radio tribute:   Firesign Theatre's Philip Proctor To Premiere "Tribute to Peter Bergman"  on Joe Bev's Comedy-O-Rama The Comedy-O-Rama Hour wi... Read more

Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes - My New Orleans

Wed, 04/18/12

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