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Olga will join me at the Crossroad on Wednesday

Mon, 03/29/10
Authored by Big D
Olga will drop by on Wednesday and share some LIVE music with us in the first hour. Read more

The Honey Island Swamp Band - New CD Release Date April, 9. - Photos

Mon, 03/29/10
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
The Honey Island Swamp Band played to a full house at One Eyed Jacks last Saturday, mixing their more familar songs with a number of new ones from their upcoming album - Good to You. For those who missed it, here are a selection of images from the show. And, before you a... Read more

Easter Parade

Mon, 03/29/10
Authored by Tom Morgan
Tom Morgan's Wednesday Jazz Roots Show will feature a set of songs with the theme of Easter. Join us Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. for eggs, bunnys and of course the Easter Parade. Read more

1952 on the Tuesday New Orleans Music Show

Mon, 03/29/10
Authored by Tom Morgan
In our continuing chronological look at the music of New Orleans and Louisiana, Tom Morgan and his Tuesday New Orleans Music Show presents the music of 1952. From Louis Armstrong's recordings in Scandanavia, Sidney Bechet's in Paris and Louis Prima's in New York to Sharkey ... Read more

"Rock and Bowl"

Mon, 03/29/10
Authored by George Ingmire
This week, we visit Mid-City Lanes Rock 'N Bowl, a bowling alley with a stage and a whole lot of history. We'll preview some upcoming gigs while also taking a walk down memory lane with John Blancher, the owner of the Rock 'N Bowl. Read more

Guitarist Will Bernard to Visit "Jazz From the Market" Thursday!!

Sun, 03/28/10
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
Innovative and acclaimed jazz guitarist Will Bernard will stop by the studio to talk about what he is working on these days. He will be performing Thursday night at d.b.a. with Brian Coogan and Simon Lott --- who may also be in the studio. Originally from Berkeley, Califo... Read more

Friends

Sat, 03/27/10
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
    I had a show of friendship songs pretty well planned before tonight.  Then Martha Craven called and told me her husband and my close friend Frank Martorana only had a couple more days to live.   I hope Frank will like this tribute to friendship.    Read more

A Taste of New Honey - Swamp Island Style.

Fri, 03/26/10
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
Everyone in New Orleans likes the taste of sweet music, and next month the Honey Island Swamp Band will be ready and willing to treat the Crescent City's famously sweet musical tooth with the upcoming release of their new album, titled - no doubt prophetically - Good To You... Read more

In Memoriam: 2010

Fri, 03/26/10
WWOZ honors the fallen heroes of New Orleans music who passed away in 2010, including Herman Leonard, Brandon Franklin, Albert "June" Gardner, Walter Payton, and many more that are sorely missed. During their lives, they made New Orleans and jazz music better for their dedicat... Read more

“Is Helen Gillet the most creative musician on the scene right now?”

Wed, 03/24/10
Authored by Mark LaMaire
While it may be a pointless notion to try and debate I definitely heard that question asked during her performance last night with Gordon Grdina and Kenton Loewen upstairs at the Blue Nile. The impromptu trio performed a show that proved to be everything I could hope for f... Read more

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