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"My Sweet Love"

Tue, 06/14/11
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s show is about two things: Love and finding something sweet to take your mind off the heat. We will enjoy everything from Pralines to the Sweet Soul Queen of New Orleans, Irma Thomas. So, be prepared for three courses of dessert and a bounty of love songs with Bo... Read more

"Smoke on the Porch"

Mon, 06/06/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s show, Ernie Vincent and Brother Tyrone share two sides of an hour of music and they will keep your spirits lifted the whole hour through! We then head off for a culinary stop at Boucherie with Chef Nathanial Zimet, followed by some smoke-free entertainment at... Read more

Danny Burns Living Off The Grid

Tue, 05/31/11
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
By all accounts Danny Burns’ guitar is not particularly old, but its battered top had a hole worn through the wood that would have made Willie Nelson’s Trigger proud. And while it might have been just a young thing, as far as guitars go, it had definitely seen more than its... Read more

"Tab Benoit’s Swampland Jam"

Tue, 05/31/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we visit the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans to hear Tab Benoit’s Swampland Jam, featuring Cyril Neville, Anders Osborne, and Johnny Sansone... all recorded live by WWOZ!During the hour, we also visit a restaurant in New Orleans East for some... Read more

"Magnetic Ear: A Curry in Four Acts"

Wed, 05/25/11
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 music of Magnetic Ear--an ensemble headed by ... Read more

Treme, Episode 14: Santa Claus Do You Ever Get the Blues?

Mon, 05/23/11
Authored by David Freedman
New York City is getting a bum rap! We’ve watched the theme as it slowly develops in the Simon psyche – this New York vs. New Orleans thing. New York’s glowering chef Enrico Brulard (based on real-life kitchen nazi David Bouley) verbally abusing poor Janette Desautels (real li... Read more

Help! I'm Stuck in the Studio.

Sun, 05/22/11
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
While previewing Louisiana's new history and biology textbook I ran into .... http://www.ebiblefellowship.com/outreach/tracts/may21/  Unfortunately, with the end-of-the-world scheduled just before my Saturday midnight shift, it makes it hard to plan the program.   I'm a bit... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for May, 2011

Wed, 05/18/11
Dear Listener,Jazz Fest is like the Kentucky Derby of WWOZ's festival season, and we were proud to spread the music of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival far beyond the Fairgrounds racetrack with our live simulcast carried by dozens of stations nationwide, including K... Read more

"Brasilliance and Jeff Albert"

Tue, 05/17/11
Authored by George Ingmire
This week, on New Orleans All the Way Live, we explore the connections between New Orleans, Brazil and Chicago through the music of Ray Moore’s "Brasilliance" and the Jeff Albert Quartet.  We also enjoy some Argentinian food and check out a Tuesday Night music series on New... Read more

Treme, Episode 13 (Season 2, Episode 3): On Your Way Down

Fri, 05/13/11
Authored by David Freedman
Was so dead tired from Jazz Fest (the true mark of a Fest well spent) that I fell asleep both times I tried to watch this week’s ‘sode--will try to catch up in future blogs on what promises to be a descent into the heart of darkness in the weeks to come.In the meantime, as ... Read more

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