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Sound Clash Round 3

Mon, 01/31/11
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
The first two rounds were a draw, so Brice Nice and Alski will spar once again, alternating musical selections. Only rule is staying in the groove. Friday, February 4th, 10 P.M. Read more

Youngblood Got Heart: Alvin Youngblood Hart's Back in Town and Coming to the Blues Breakdown

Thu, 01/27/11
I had written a long entry all about AYH and the show at the Maple Leaf uptown when he joined Jimbo Mathus & The Tri-State Coalition in the second set and they rocked the doors off the place 'til it sounded like a Mississippi Jukejoint, or a Country Church..but the site cra... Read more

King Britt returns to the Kitchen Sink Wednesday January 26 at 11:00 P.M.

Mon, 01/24/11
Join us on the Kitchen Sink 10 to 12 Show Wednesday January 26th at 11 o'clock for our very special guest King Britt.In 2005, Philadelphia-based DJ and Producer King Britt released a sonic re-interpretation of the 1968 recordings of Sister Gertrude Morgan. Remastered just t... Read more

Magic Moment from David Torkanowsky

Mon, 01/24/11
Magic Moment from David Torkanowsky Read more

"Fantastic Mr. Funk"

Mon, 01/24/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s show, we bring it back-a-town with Grammy nominee Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, followed by the seriously funkilicious sounds of Big Sam’s Funky Nation. With the Jazz Fest lineup out, it’s never too early to figure out what you want to eat at the Fest, so w... Read more

Return engagement, January 28, 2010, 8 a.m. Lagniappe live!

Sat, 01/22/11
Authored by Raymond Kent
Chet Overall said they had a blast the first time they played live on my show, so we decided to do it again. The Lagniappe Brass Band, a new B.B. that does some very tight ensemble playing, will once again entertain, fun and good music this coming Friday morning, 8 o'clock... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for January, 2011

Fri, 01/21/11
Dear Listener,Last week, the Jazz Education Network (JEN) held its annual conference in New Orleans. In his keynote speech, Representative John Conyers unveiled the outlines of a new National Jazz Initiative, calling for legislation to provide for the preservation of jazz a... Read more

Marching Bands

Tue, 01/18/11
Authored by Zachary Young
Zach Young visits with teachers and students in a school where a local organization has donated musical instruments. Read more

Magic Moment from Dancin' Man 504

Mon, 01/17/11
Magic Moment from Dancin' Man 504 Read more

"Maple Leaf Revisited"

Mon, 01/17/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s show, we head down to the Oak Street for some music and food. As we enter the Carnival Zone, this is one place where the funk will be in full effect, so get ready for a set from Papa Grows Funk, followed by some Joe Krown. Culinary Crossroads: Jacques-Imo'sClub: ... Read more

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