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"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

Paying Tribute to Uncle Lionel

Tue, 07/10/12
Authored by Sally Young
Tune in this week as WWOZ's show hosts pay tribute to Lionel Batiste, everybody's favorite uncle. Read more

"Evan Christopher: Live at Clever Wines"

Tue, 07/10/12
On this week’s program, we enjoy an hour of Evan Christopher, recorded live at Clever Wine Bar in Mid-City.  During the program, Evan and I talk about New Orleans, the clarinet and some of his musical heroes.  I also visit Murf Reeves of Sylvain Restaurant and Chris Hannah ... Read more

In Memoriam: Uncle Lionel Batiste

Sun, 07/08/12
Authored by Leslie Molson
WWOZ is deeply saddened by the loss of Uncle Lionel as we keep his family and bandmembers in our prayers. Whether you saw him performing with the Treme Brass Band, hat tipped to the side, or strolling through the Quarter, cane in hand, he was always a true gentleman. Read more

"Summer Love" Benefit Concert @ Circle Bar Sunday 7/8

Sat, 07/07/12
Authored by Mark LaMaire
Don't miss this amazing concert:  Circle Bar (1032 St. Charles Ave. @ Lee Circle) is hosting "Summer Love" benefit concert, sponsored by the New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation, benefiting One World Family international health & education initiatives in Thailand/Bur... Read more

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