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Edna Karr High School Brass Band 2014

Thu, 04/17/14
Edna Karr High School Brass Band, under the direction of Chris Herrero, took to the air waves on WWOZ Read more

Isley Brothers, "That Lady" and "Live It Up" on Soul Train, 1974

Thu, 04/17/14
Authored by David Stafford
In this clip from a 1974 episode of Soul Train, the Isley Brothers do two songs: "That Lady" from the seminal 3+3 album (1973), and the title track from Live It Up (1974). There's a lot to love here: host Don Cornelius's introduction, Ernie Isley going all Jimi Hendrix (bot... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for April, 2014

Wed, 04/16/14
In This Issue New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, April 25 - May 4 Get Your Piano Night Tickets WWOZ's Online Music Calendar Last Chance To Get Your Brass Pass Larry Hartzog’s Mellow Brew Fest, May 10 Swamp Shop: New Location, ... Read more

Piano Night Artist: Nigel Hall, "Never Know"

Tue, 04/15/14
Authored by David Stafford
If you didn't catch jazz-soul-funk pianist Nigel Hall the other day at French Quarter Fest (see the photo above), he'll be appearing at WWOZ's Piano Night on April 28. Below, he does a solo version of the Soulive song "Never Know" at the MoBoogie Loft in Denver in 2010.   Read more

WWOZ DJ To Host Record/Clothing Sale to Benefit Non-Profit

Tue, 04/15/14
Authored by Mark LaMaire
WWOZ Morning Set DJ Mark LaMaire will host a record/clothing sale at his house on Saturday, April 19 from 9 AM until 4 PM.  Proceeds from the sale will benefit One World Family International, a non-profit responsible for sending dozens of Burmese refugee children to school ... Read more

"New Orleans All The Way Live: The Iguanas Live at Rock 'n' Bowl "

Tue, 04/15/14
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program we enjoy an hour of The Iguanas, a mainstay on roots rock scene in New Orleans, as they return to Mid-City Lanes Rock 'n' Bowl. We also stop by Magazine Street's beloved Rum House for some Carribean style tacos. Finally, we visit the Dinner Lab, an un... Read more

Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses, "Ferryman"

Mon, 04/14/14
Authored by David Stafford
Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses look like they're having a great time in the latest Bloody Sunday Session (see below) video, and it's just as much fun to watch. "Ferryman", an original Nealand composition, appears on the season two Treme soundtrack. And who knew? In additi... Read more

The WWOZ Kitchen and Sound Effects Department

Sun, 04/13/14
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
From last Saturday night's midnight to 3am show, the video of Jamie's on-air gravity test: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VdkTwQt7vc&feature=youtu.be    Why?   (oh why?) Because roots music and gravity are both down-to-earth and taken for granted; except Saturday at midni... Read more

WWOZ Show Hosts' 2014 Jazz Fest Recommendations

Sat, 04/12/14
Several of WWOZ's show hosts have agreed to share their "Not-to-be-missed-lists" for Jazz Fest 2014. Take advantage of their vast stores of musical knowledge and make it your best Jazz Fest yet. Read more

Dr. John, "Revolution"

Fri, 04/11/14
Authored by David Stafford
He played yesterday afternoon at French Quarter Fest, so here's a little Dr. John to mark the occasion. It's the official video for "Revolution" from Locked Down", filmed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music by Reid Long.   Read more

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