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From 504 Magazine: Poncho Sanchez

Thu, 12/27/12
Check out these excerpts and photos on Poncho Sanchez and his recent collaboration with Terrence Banchard, from our friends at 504 Magazine. Read more

May Your Holiday be Koozie & Bright!

Tue, 12/25/12
On the airwaves and on the streets, we are sending out a bear hug of groovy 'OZ love in hopes of making sure your day is a fabulous one! Thank you so much for tuning in and being a part of WWOZ! Read more

"Rex Gregory Redux"

Mon, 12/24/12
Authored by George Ingmire
Today's show features Saxophonist, Flautist and Clarinet player Rex Gregory, a jazz musician whose philosophical ideas influence his compositions as much as his teachers and collaborators do. This show was recorded at the Blue Nile. On this recording, Rex is joined on stage by... Read more

Phil Frazier - My New Orleans

Sun, 12/23/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Cajun and Zydeco Music for the Christmas Season

Thu, 12/20/12
Authored by Father Ron
                Lots of performers come up with Christmas albums, so here is a quick list of some of the Zydeco and Cajun music CDs out there.                  One of the earliest Cajun Christmas CDs was Jambalaya Cajun Band’s Joyeux Noel.  Released in in 1994 on Swallow R... Read more

Ingrid Lucia's New Orleans Nightingales and More Divas

Thu, 12/20/12
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
As we present the best new jazz releases of 2012, this show is going to celebrate jazz divas. Happily, our opening guests will be Ingrid Lucia and Margie Perez, two of the New Orleans Nightingales Revue.  Their CD is the brainchild of Ingrid Lucia and is a showcase of some ... Read more

Bill & Julie's Annual Frightening Holiday Music Experience

Wed, 12/19/12
Authored by Bill DeTurk
  Beware my friends, only a couple days until Bill & Juilie's Annual Frightening Holiday Music Experience. This Friday the 21st, 11 - 2. And you thought the world was ending before... Read more

Ya Better Watch Out

Wed, 12/19/12
Authored by Sally Young
Tune in Thursday, December 2oth, 9- 11AM New Orleans time (5 days before Christmas!) for a little lagniappe: The 2012 Christmas Edition of Sally Young's Traditional Jazz Show. Two hours of, you guessed it, holiday music, featuring songs not often heard at the mall. She's ma... Read more

"On the Road with the Wolfman"

Wed, 12/19/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s program, we jump into a car with the one and only Walter Wolfman Washington for an hour of not just music but also a road trip to a local clothing store. Tune in as we drive and talk about music, shoes, and Walter's music mentors. I also stop by Willie Mae’s Scotch... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for December, 2012

Wed, 12/19/12
Holiday Events Around Town End of the Year Giving Class Got Brass Volunteer Party Highlights Help WFMU Recover from Sandy Roots of Music in the Rose Parade Recipe: Carrott-Ginger-Coconut Shrimp Soup ... Read more

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