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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


Tue, 07/26/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, saxophonist Rebecca Barry performs the compositions of Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane and others, followed by Jason Marsalis with some original compositions In addition, Gallery owner Andy Antippas brings us to Preservation Hall and writer Lee Barclay ... Read more

The end of the world.

Sat, 07/23/11
Authored by Your Cousin Dimitri
According to my own personal calculations, the word will end on Saturday night at midnight. Tune in to WWOZ for the soundtrack, including Radiohead, Johnny Cash and The Blind Boys. Find out if it ends with a bang or a whimper. Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for July, 2011

Wed, 07/20/11
Dear Listener, The common wisdom is that New Orleans goes into a deep sleep once summer sets in. But you wouldn’t know it if you had been down on Frenchman Street on a regular old Saturday night in July, smack dab in the middle of our presumed estivation! From one end of t... Read more

Sound Clash Summer Edition

Tue, 07/19/11
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Join Brice Nice and Alski for the summer edition of Sound Clash. Cool grooves for hot times. Read more

"Food, Food, and More Food"

Tue, 07/19/11
Authored by George Ingmire
This week we highlight some of the amazing cuisine of the Crescent City while enjoying some music about food, so please bring open ears and an appetite. Our dishes include Holly’s Tamales, Shrimp and Grits, and a red beans recipe. With music by Snooks Eaglin, the Pfister Si... Read more

New Orleans Musical Families Abroad

Mon, 07/18/11
Authored by Sally Young
New Orleans drummer Herlin Riley, along with his mother, Betty Lastie Williams, paid tribute to the late Mahalia Jackson during this year’s JazzAscona festival.  Born on October 26, 1911, Mahalia would have been 100 this year. To commemorate  her birthday, mother and son, a... Read more

Final Respects for Beloved Big Chief

Mon, 07/18/11
Authored by Christy
A week of ceremony culminated this Saturday, July 16, with funeral services and a memorial second line for BIg Chief Lionel Delpit of the Blackfeather Mardi Gras indians. Indians from Uptown, Downtown and across the canal, plus members of the Sudan, Revolution, Original Big... Read more

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