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Healthy Late Night Eating in New Orleans

Thu, 07/19/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
The New Orleans Musicians' Clinic is teaming up with WWOZ to find and promote late night healthy eating options in New Orleans. Whether you're a musician, a service industry professional, or a music lover, you've been out late at night and found yourself looking for what to ea... Read more

Lionel Ferbos Was Born 101 Years Ago Today!

Tue, 07/17/12
Authored by Sally Young
For the last year, we have been blessed to say that Lionel Ferbos is our favorite 100 year old trumpet player. Today he reaches another milestone- he is 101 years young! Happy birthday, Lionel! After coming on the Traditional Jazz Show last week, Lionel got to enjoy some co... Read more

French Onion Soup

Tue, 07/17/12
Ok, so maybe you're thinking, "Hot soup? In this weather?" but here at 'OZ we are thinking "Bastille Day with brandy, croutons and cheese." Even if Bastille Day has come and gone, you can still celebrate New Orleans' Frenchiness with this fantastic dish. This recipe is courtes... Read more

Johnny Sansone - My New Orleans

Mon, 07/16/12
Authored by Zachary Young

"Rob Wagner Trio: Live at Snug Harbor"

Mon, 07/16/12
Authored by George Ingmire
Today’s program is a peek into the more progressive side of jazz, featuring the Rob Wagner Trio with Rob Wagner on saxophone, James Alsanders on Drums and Jesse Morrow on Bass, recorded at Snug Harbor in the fall of 2011. Read more

Cindy Scott - My New Orleans

Fri, 07/13/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Lionel Double Header

Wed, 07/11/12
Authored by Sally Young
Tune in on Thursday, July 12, for an extra special edition of Traditional Jazz, starting off with one hour of music dedicated to Uncle Lionel Batiste, Treme Brass Band's bass drummer and co-leader with Benny Jones, who passed away on July 8th, 2012.  Unc's inimitable style ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for July, 2012

Wed, 07/11/12
In This Issue Satchmo SummerFest Phoebe Jacobs and Satchmo's Legacies Where do you get healthy late night food in New Orleans? Voodoo Music Experience 2012 Lineup WWOZ Says Goodbye to Uncle Lionel Batiste ... Read more

Uncle Lionel Batiste Celebrated in Song

Tue, 07/10/12
Authored by Olivia Greene
This Wednesday, July 10 we'll remember and celebrate the life of Uncle Lionel Batiste from perhaps a less familiar vantagepoint.  One of my favorite memories of Uncle Lionel are the times he would occassionally sit next to me and softly sing the old songs of his youth most ... Read more

Mark Bingham visits Wednesday's New Orleans Music Show

Tue, 07/10/12
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune this Wednesday, July 11th for 3 hours with Mark Bingham.  For those who don't know Mark, he's a producer, arranger, musician, engineer, visionary, cook, he does it all!  (validated source - pietystreetcom)  His studio, Piety Street Studios is in the Bywater section of ... Read more

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