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"Magnetic Ear: A Curry in Four Acts"

Tue, 08/16/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On any given night in New Orleans, you’re likely to find a place with live music and free food. Sometimes it’s red beans and trad jazz, other times it’s BBQ and the blues. On this week’s program, it’s curry and the pocket brass band music of Magnetic Ear, an ensemble headed... Read more

Remembering Katrina: Six Years After the Storm

Mon, 08/15/11
WWOZ looks forward as we commemorate the sixth anniversary of Katrina. We've compiled Katrina-related community events, along with a feature report by our community partner The Lens and audio documentaries by show host George Ingmire that pay homage to New Orleans cultural fig... Read more

Respects for Coach

Thu, 08/11/11
Authored by Christy
Coach, a prominent figure in the Mardi Gras Indian community, passed away on Friday, August 5th. Collins Anthony "Coach" Lewis was a member of several Mardi Gras Indian gangs, including the FiYiYi and Mandingo Warriors.  He also volunteered with the BackStreet Museum.  Coac... Read more

NEWS FLASH! Mr. Quintron stops in on the Kitchen Sink Ten to Twelve Show tonight 8-10-11 @ 10:00 p.m.

Wed, 08/10/11
Join us tonight on the Kitchen Sink Show at 10:00 p.m. as Mr. Quintron stops in to Guest D.J. Rumor has it that he will be bringing a copy of the 2011 Ninth Ward Marching Band recordings from their Piety Street recording sessions.               Read more

Five (or six?) Questions with Trumpet Mike Kobrin

Wed, 08/10/11
Authored by Raymond Kent
    Trumpet Mike Kobrin is originally from Brooklyn.  He moved to New Orleans and was the web editor and music listings editor at WWOZ for about two years.       Mike says:  “That was up until about the end of 2010 when I decided to take it full time to the trumpet ‘caus... Read more

Dark Chocolate Mousse with Citrus and Grand Marnier

Tue, 08/09/11
Impress your friends with a fancy dessert from one of our favorite soul food restaurants in New Orleans, Dooky Chase. Dooky Chase may be better known for its homestyle fried chicken and lunchtime buffets, but this is something worth whipping up just for the "oohs" and "ahhs." Read more

"Rex Gregory - Live at the Blue Nile"

Tue, 08/09/11
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 New Orleans night club, the Blue Nile, where Rex is... Read more

Street Talk: The Rebirth of Clark School

Mon, 08/08/11
Authored by Zachary Young
Joseph S. Clark High School,once a highly regarded school in Tremé, has gone through changes over the last years. Listen to Zach Young to hear more Read more

"After Hours"

Tue, 08/02/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program we feature Susan Cowsill, a songwriter whose musical career started as a child with her family’s band, "The Cowsills." She continues to perform in New Orleans and today we listen to a performance recorded at New Orleans’s French Quarter Festival. We a... Read more

Jazz Racine

Wed, 07/27/11
Authored by Maryse Déjean
  The best creative collaborations always seem to draw individuals who’ve come from different points to converge suddenly at a crossroads in a seemingly “accidental” moment.  But…we know that nothing simply happens by accident!   Today’s Jazz from the French Market highligh... Read more

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