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Rhythm Room Playlist 10/25/14

Thu, 10/23/14
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Num. Title Artist Time Release Start Time 1 The Wild Bunch Sound Dimension 02:07 A Scorcha From Studio One 2014/10/24 22:31:38 2 Standing On The Pier Baby Washington 02:55 The Sue Singles 2014/10/24 22:34:07 ... Read more

New Orleans artists at Voodoo Fest 2014

Wed, 10/22/14
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Voodoo Music & Arts Experience is celebrating its 15th birthday this year, October 31-November 2. The lineup not only features national artists like the Foo Fighters and Skrillex, but also includes and some of the best acts New Orleans has to offer, such as Trombone Shorty... Read more

Wynton Marsalis, Eric Clapton, & Taj Mahal, "Corrine, Corrina"

Wed, 10/22/14
Authored by David Stafford
Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton held a series of concerts in New York at Lincoln Center in April of 2011, a show dominated by blues stardards given New Orleans jazz arrangements. Here's the encore, "Corrine, Corrina" featuring Taj Mahal. See below for the concert's full li... Read more

Queen Ida & the Bon Temps Zydeco Band, "Grand Mamou", 1978

Tue, 10/21/14
Authored by David Stafford
Check out Ida Lewis "Queen Ida" Guillory of Lake Charles, Louisiana, AKA, the Queen of Zydeco, doing "Grand Mamou" on an unidentified televsion show in 1978.     Read more

2014 Blues and BBQ Fest: Video Highlights

Mon, 10/20/14
Props to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation for another great Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival. WWOZ's video unit live streamed a number of acts from the St. Charles Avenue Stage last weekend. Check out the complete sets from five of those acts (Bobby Rush, Walter "W... Read more

Big Charity: The Death of America's Oldest Hospital

Mon, 10/20/14
Authored by David Stafford
One of the most anticipated films at this year's The New Orleans Film Festival, which wraps up this week: the documentary Big Charity: The Death of America's Oldest Hospital, which recounts the history of the 300-year-old public hospital and its tragic demise.  Here's a syn... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for October, 2014

Fri, 10/17/14
In This Issue Help Us Guard the Groove Treme Creole Gumbo Festival, November 8-9 Brass Menagerie Parade and Brass Ball, November 8 Live Broadcast: A Great Night in Harlem, October 24 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest Video Highlights ... Read more

George Clinton Talks About His New Book, Jazz, Doo-Wop, and His Fight to Help Artists Win Copyright Battles

Thu, 10/16/14
Authored by Soul Sister
Legendary producer, songwriter, vocalist, and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee George Clinton is known by many names: "Dr. Funkenstein," the "Atomic Dog," creator of P-Funk, leader of Parliament and Funkadelic, etc. Now add "author" and "artist advocate" to his list of tit... Read more

Joe Louis Walker, "Hornet's Nest"

Thu, 10/16/14
Authored by David Stafford
Check out Joe Louis Walker, who plays tomorrow, Saturday, October 18, at the 2014 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival. This performance of "Hornet's Nest," the title track from his most recent album, was recorded by KINK-FM in Portland, OR.   Read more

Recipe: Zapps-crusted Cobia with Garden Vegetable Hash

Wed, 10/15/14
Authored by Danielle Dietze
This month we celebrate unexpected spices, a hearty meal, and some unworldly smoked tomato butter sauce. This recipe uses New Orleans famous Zapps chips to crust a fish fillet and is brilliantly complimented along side some fresh garden vegetable hash. Our Zapps-crusted Cobia ... Read more

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