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Lucinda Williams, "Drunken Angel", 1998

Mon, 04/21/14
Authored by David Stafford
"Drunken Angel", Lucinda Williams' tribute to the late Texas singer/songwriter Blaze Foley, appears on her Car Wheels on a Gravel Road album. Below, she performs the song in December 1998 for Austin City Limits.   Read more

19th Annual JALC'S Essentially Ellington

Sun, 04/20/14
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
  Every year after Jazz Fest, Jelly Roll Justice heads to New York to attend and report on the Jazz at Lincoln Center’s (JALC) Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival.  The 15 finalist bands that will compete in the prestigious competition at Fred... Read more

Davell Crawford at the Bern Jazz Festival, 1996

Fri, 04/18/14
Authored by David Stafford
Relax this weekend and enjoy a 40-minute-long set by WWOZ Piano Night artist Davell Crawford, from R&B Night at the 1996 Bern Jazz Festival.   Read more

Edna Karr High School Brass Band 2014

Thu, 04/17/14
Edna Karr High School Brass Band, under the direction of Chris Herrero, took to the air waves on WWOZ Read more

Isley Brothers, "That Lady" and "Live It Up" on Soul Train, 1974

Thu, 04/17/14
Authored by David Stafford
In this clip from a 1974 episode of Soul Train, the Isley Brothers do two songs: "That Lady" from the seminal 3+3 album (1973), and the title track from Live It Up (1974). There's a lot to love here: host Don Cornelius's introduction, Ernie Isley going all Jimi Hendrix (bot... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for April, 2014

Wed, 04/16/14
In This Issue New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, April 25 - May 4 Get Your Piano Night Tickets WWOZ's Online Music Calendar Last Chance To Get Your Brass Pass Larry Hartzog’s Mellow Brew Fest, May 10 Swamp Shop: New Location, ... Read more

Piano Night Artist: Nigel Hall, "Never Know"

Tue, 04/15/14
Authored by David Stafford
If you didn't catch jazz-soul-funk pianist Nigel Hall the other day at French Quarter Fest (see the photo above), he'll be appearing at WWOZ's Piano Night on April 28. Below, he does a solo version of the Soulive song "Never Know" at the MoBoogie Loft in Denver in 2010.   Read more

WWOZ DJ To Host Record/Clothing Sale to Benefit Non-Profit

Tue, 04/15/14
Authored by Mark LaMaire
WWOZ Morning Set DJ Mark LaMaire will host a record/clothing sale at his house on Saturday, April 19 from 9 AM until 4 PM.  Proceeds from the sale will benefit One World Family International, a non-profit responsible for sending dozens of Burmese refugee children to school ... Read more

"New Orleans All The Way Live: The Iguanas Live at Rock 'n' Bowl "

Tue, 04/15/14
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program we enjoy an hour of The Iguanas, a mainstay on roots rock scene in New Orleans, as they return to Mid-City Lanes Rock 'n' Bowl. We also stop by Magazine Street's beloved Rum House for some Carribean style tacos. Finally, we visit the Dinner Lab, an un... Read more

Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses, "Ferryman"

Mon, 04/14/14
Authored by David Stafford
Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses look like they're having a great time in the latest Bloody Sunday Session (see below) video, and it's just as much fun to watch. "Ferryman", an original Nealand composition, appears on the season two Treme soundtrack. And who knew? In additi... Read more

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