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Glen David Andrews - My New Orleans

Mon, 02/13/12
Authored by Zachary Young

In Memoriam: 2012

Sun, 02/12/12
In the past, we have lost some of our most beloved musicians and friends who've shared their art with us and contributed richness to the musical tapestry of New Orleans and the world. Read more

In Memoriam: Gloria Powers

Fri, 02/10/12
Gloria Powers, a long time supporter of the art, music and culture of New Orleans, passed away on February 7th. She will be sorely missed by the New Orleans music community as we celebrate her favorite time of the year. Read more

"John Ellis: Live at the Blue Nile"

Tue, 02/07/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s show, John Ellis and Double Wide provides the musical mischief, recorded live at the Blue Nile on Frenchman Street in New Orleans. As for food, we walk the culinary tightrope between some hearty fried pork belly and a salad of seasonal offerings, all brought to y... Read more

Paul Sanchez - My New Orleans

Thu, 02/02/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Lynn Drury - My New Orleans

Thu, 02/02/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Tom McDermott - My New Orleans

Thu, 02/02/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Big Plans for Big 7

Thu, 02/02/12
Authored by Christy
A space for kids to discover their talents and celebrate their own amazing culture: second lines, brass bands, Mardi Gras Indians and more - that's what the Original Big 7 Cultural Division provides. Take the Red Flame Hunters: the Big 7's own Mardi Gras Indian tribe, compo... Read more

A vintage DJ, a trombone player, live music, and Mardi Gras Indians!

Thu, 02/02/12
Authored by Raymond Kent
This Friday, February 3rd from 6 to 9 a.m. during the Friday Morning Set and at The Jazz Crossroads we observe the birthday of (and I play a request from) a man who was a WWOZ show host for 24 years! You also can hear music from some recent local music award winners, and tw... Read more

"Joy"

Tue, 01/31/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we enjoy the music of Kermit Ruffins, Glen David Andrews and Soul Rebels Brass Band. We also grab a burger, either grass-fed beef or vegetarian (take your pick) at Cowbell, a restaurant in the Riverbend section of New Orleans. And then we meet up wit... Read more

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