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"Movie Blues"

Tue, 09/27/11
Authored by George Ingmire
Join us this week as we get ready New Orleans' own Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival. We meet up with Jonny Ray and Michelle for a movie tour of the city and visit a local cooking school for three outstanding courses with award-winning chef Frank Brightsen. Read more

"You Hear Me Talkin’ to Ya?"

Tue, 09/20/11
Authored by George Ingmire
Whether you’re doing the Mississippi Slow Drag or the New Orleans Shuffle, you’re in the right place! During this week's program, we will explore music from the 1920s when Blues and Jazz were musically closer to one another, and then we'll continue on into the 30s and 40s w... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for September, 2011

Tue, 09/20/11
Dear Listener, As a fundraiser for the station, I'm often asked about why it's important to support WWOZ. If you've ever asked me that question, you probably got an opus for an answer. But to keep it simple: WWOZ is part of the living, breathing experience that is public ra... Read more

Cue Stick Soul

Wed, 09/14/11
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Join Brother Tyrone and Everett Eglin along with the Gospel Stars for a live performance  on the Rhythm Room.  They will be performing a set of acoustic music from their forthcoming release "Cue Stick Soul". According to Brother Tyrone the inspiration for this release came ... Read more

"Bayou Breeze"

Tue, 09/13/11
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s program features Tab Benoit’s Swampland Jam, recorded live at the Contemporary Arts Center. We also travel out to New Orleans East for a visit to two family run restaurants, Vucinovich’s known for serving nap-inducing cuisine, and Ba Mien, a Vietnamese restauran... Read more

Documentary on Guitar Slim - the missing link between Robert Johnson and Jimi Hendrix

Mon, 09/12/11
Authored by David Kunian
In honor of the Ponderosa Stomp and the panel I am moderating about the great Eddie Jones   aka   GUITAR SLIM! - THE ONE, THE ONLY, THE NEVER IMITATED!   On Tuesday Night Sept 13, at either 10 or 11 PM (we haven't decided which time, but we will!)   The Vibration Conjurers o... Read more

Cajun Tailgate Burger

Sat, 09/10/11
Just in time for all your tailgating needs, a burger that satisfies the Louisiana palate with a good kick from jalapeno juice and Cajun seasonings. Made with an ultra big pattie and served on muffuletta bread, it will clearly label you Rex of the tailgating party. If you like ... Read more

Shrimp Stew

Sat, 09/10/11
Home homemade seafood stock, a roux, some okra and shrimp, what's there not to love? It's a little gumbo-y, served atop rice, but we're not judging, we'll just be at the table ready to consume two, or six, bowls of it. It's practically Fall in Louisiana, why not dig into somet... Read more

Brian McNeill - Either You Got One Or You Don't

Thu, 09/08/11
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
The New Orleans Strathspey & Reel Society in cooperation with the First Unitarian Universalist Church is sponsoring a not-to-be-missed one-night-only Brian McNeill concert right here in New Orleans on Wednesday, September 14. For those of you folkies who don’t know Brian McN... Read more

Legendary New Orleans arranger, Wardell Quezergue, dies

Wed, 09/07/11
Authored by Maryse Dejean
Known for his arrangements for musicians like Dr. John, the Dixie Cups, Professor Longhair and more, Wardell Quezergue died Tuesday morning of congestive heart failure. Read Volunteer Coordinator Maryse Dejean's reminiscences of Wardell at WWOZ. Click through for information a... Read more

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